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How to Disable HEIC on iPhone

…a quick guide to turning off HEIC on the iPhone so that it saves regular JPG files instead. How to Disable HEIC on iPhone Settings Disabling HEIC on the iPhone isn’t hard, but the terms used might not be the ones that you might expect or be looking for. You…

JPEGmini Pro Can Now Convert HEIC to JPG

If you’re using a recent iPhone, there’s a good chance your photos are being saved as HEIC files. HEIC is a relatively new image format that has several benefits over the much older JPG image format. A more efficient encoding algorithm means smaller files. HEIC files can store editing data,…

How To Convert HEIC To JPG With XnConvert

How to Convert HEIC to JPG with XnConvert

…in the toolbox. Things Worth Knowing There are many different methods for converting HEIC to JPG. Another good option if you’re using a Mac is to create an Automator Quick Action to convert one or many HEIC images to JPG. HEIC technically refers to the container that uses HEVC encoding. ↩…

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How to Create a Mac Quick Action to Convert HEIC to JPG

…image quality. And smaller files are especially important for sharing images on the web or transferring from mobile devices. The catch with HEIC is that it’s not universally compatible in the way that JPGs are. If you try sending an HEIC file to someone else, there’s still a reasonable chance…

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Which Image File Formats Are Best for What?

…images. The catch with HEIC / HEIF files–at least, for now–is that they’re not nearly as widely compatible as JPGs. (I’ve put together some guides on how to convert HEIC to JPG and also how to disable HEIC on iPhone.) Best uses: Until HEIC gains more compatibility traction, HEIC is…

What are AVIF Images?

…one of the star features of HEIF. But, confusingly, AVIF and HEIC can be considered competing formats. HEIC files are saved in the HEIF format container, but they use a different encoder (HEVC rather than AV1). AVIF Specification You can find the AVIF specification here. FAQs What are AVIF images?…

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The Ideal Thumbnail Size for YouTube

…JPG (or JPEG), PNG, GIF (non-animated), and BMP image file formats. There’s another, newer image format that some smartphones (e.g., iPhones) now use by default. And that is HEIC (for High-Efficiency Image Format). YouTube’s upload function won’t let you select a HEIC file, so you’ll first need to convert it…

How to Extract Still Image JPGs from a Video File

…(with Flip4Mac WMV Player). A common video format it doesn’t do but that you might come across if you’ve downloaded a video stream from the web is FLV. I suspect it doesn’t work with HEIC-codec video, but I haven’t tested it with that (I originally wrote this post several years…

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Dropbox Photo Sharing – A How-To Guide

…MB or 50 megapixels .dcs 200 MB or 50 megapixels Web only .dng 200 MB or 50 megapixels .dwg 100 MB .erf 200 MB or 50 megapixels Web only .gif 100 MB or 50 megapixels .heic 100 MB or 50 megapixels .jpeg 100 MB or 50 megapixels .jpg 100 MB…

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YouTube Banner Size Guide

…your graphic designer team. If you try to upload an image format that it won’t accept, the file will be grayed out, and you won’t be able to select it. For instance, you can’t upload PSD, HEIC, or RAW files–it won’t let you. How to Add Custom Links On Top…

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How to Capture Still Image From Video on Mac

…N. The image will now display in a new window. You can now save it as a still image. Most of the time, you’ll probably want to save it as a JPG or maybe a PNG, but the full range of options are JPG/JPEG, JPEG 2000, HEIC, OpenEXR, PDF, PNG,…

JPEGmini Pro Review

…once. But it only works on JPGs–not on PNGs, GIFs, TIFs, or RAW. (Actually, with version 3, that’s not entirely true anymore. It now works on HEIC images as well, although it converts them to JPG.) There’s really not much to configure. You have no control over the optimization, and…