HEIC File Extension

High Efficiency Image Format File Type

Extension .heic
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
Popularity 5.0 (216 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Apple iOS
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a HEIC File Extension?

HEIC file extension is created by Moving Picture Experts Group, also known as High Efficiency Image Format. HEIC has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open HEIC files in Apple iOS program.



Free HEIC File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .HEIC (High Efficiency Image Format) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to HEIC, merge, split and compare the HEIC files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

HEIC Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the High Efficiency Image Format .HEIC File Extensions while opening the .HEIC files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open HEIC Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for High Efficiency Image Format on your system such as Apple iOS.
  2. Associate default Apple Ios Apple iOS program for *.heic (High Efficiency Image Format) files.

    Associate HEIC Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.HEIC (e.g example.heic) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Apple Ios Apple iOS program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .heic files.

    Associate HEIC Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.HEIC (e.g example.heic) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Apple Ios Apple iOS program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Apple iOS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related HEIC File Extensions

HEIC default file extension is .HEIC and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for HEIC File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the HEIC files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open HEIC File on Windows

Software License Developer
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIC File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Apple Preview image. Apple Preview 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Bundled Apple

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIC file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIC file on Web

Software License Developer
Dropbox image. Dropbox 000 for Web  Open dropbox website. Free Trial Dropbox

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIC file on iOS

Software License Developer
Apple iOS image. Apple iOS 000 for iOS  Open apple ios website. Included with OS Apple iOS
Apple iOS image. Apple iOS 000 for iOS  Open apple ios website. Included with OS Apple iOS

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIC file on Android

Software License Developer
Dropbox image. Dropbox 000 for Android  Open dropbox website. Free+ Dropbox
Simple Soft Alliance Luma HEIF Viewer and Converter image. Simple Soft Alliance Luma HEIF Viewer and Converter 000 for Android  Open simple soft alliance luma heif viewer and converter website. Free+ Simple Soft Alliance Luma HEIF Viewer and Converter

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

HEIC file extension icon image.About HEIC - High Efficiency Image Format

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Updated 5/1/2022


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