How to Convert HEIC Files to JPG on iPhone

Xiaobai Software  2021-12-30 23: 33  read 562 views

Starting with iOS 11, Apple changed iPhone and iPad's default photo file format.Photos are now in HEIC format instead of the common standard JPG, a format that offers better compression while maintaining high image quality, allowing you to store more images in the same space on your phone or tablet.You can switch back to saving JPG file or simply convert photos to JPG when needed.

How to iPhone Admiral HEIC Convert to JPG

If you don't want to use HEIC files at all, you can simply set your phone or tablet to always use the JPG format:

1. Start the settings application.

2. Tap Camera.

3. On the Camera Settings page, tap Format.

4. Click Most Compatible.

There's also the best of both worlds - you can save space on your device by using HEIC on your iPhone, which automatically converts images to JPG when transferring them to your computer.

1. Start the settings application.

2. Click on the photo.

3. In the Transfer to Mac or PC section, click Automatic.

Set the transfer mode to automatic so that your iPhone always transfers JPG images to your computer

How to Convert HEIC to JPG on Mac

You don't need to worry about this if you have your iPhone or iPad set to automatically convert images to JPG when transferring to your Mac, but if you already have HEIC photos on your Mac, you can convert them here.There are several apps that support HEIC and let you convert them to JPG, but the easiest way is to preview the app.

1. Open the HEIC photo you want to convert in Preview.

2. Click File and then click Export.

You can use the preview app to save HEIC images as JPGs

3. In the Format menu, select JPG.

4. Click Save.

How to Convert HEIC to JPG on Windows PC

If you have some HEIC photos from your iPhone or iPad on your computer, don't worry - Microsoft provides an easy download that will make HEIC automatically read in any program.You just need to install a codec (a codec that converts files between different formats) called HEIF Image Extension (HEIC and HEIF files are closely related).

To install it, go to the HEIF Image extension page in the Microsoft Store and click Get.Allow Windows to install the codec, then all HEIC files will work fine in Windows programs.

View HEIC photos in Windows with Microsoft's HEIF Image Extension.

Tip: If you really want to convert HEIC files to JPG instead of just having Windows read HEIC files, you can install and use a program like CopyTrans HEIC for Windows.

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