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In this Android Tutorial, we are going to discuss the ways through which you can convert HEIC to JPG. If you want to see High-Efficiency Image File Format (HEIC) on your PC or Android phone, you will have to convert it to JPG first. HEIC is relatively a new format which is only supported by iOS at the moment. So, you won’t be able to open HEIC on Android or PC unless you convert it to JPG file. Thankfully, the internet is populated with such apps and converters which converts HEIC to JPG in a jiffy. This post is not about all those converters, here we are going to explain to you a very simple way through which you can convert HEIC to JPG without any app or converter.
The most important thing which I would like to share with you is that you can make your iPhone to not take images in HEIC format by default. Keep in mind, HIEC format is not a replacement to JPG, only it’s been recently introduced and is a default format which is used for captured images on iOS 11. First, let’s see how can you turn the setting back to where it save captured images in JPG format by default.
Convert HEIC to JPG on iPhone (iOS11)
- Open Settings on your iPhone.
- In Settings, Tap on Camera.
- Now, Tap Formats.
- In the Formats menu, change your ‘Camera capture’ from ‘High efficiency’ to ‘Most compatible’. Now your device will save all the captured images in JPG format.
Quickest Way to Convert HEIC to JPG
All the HEIC images that you share on Messenger, Instagram, Whatsapp, Viber, etc are automatically converted to JPG format. So, if you want an image which is originally saved in HEIC format in JPG format then simply send it to yourself via WhatsApp or any other social media platform and it will be converted to JPG automatically. This may be quick, but this method might lose some quality of the image.
This how you can convert HEIC to JPG Format.