HEIF File Extension

High Efficiency Image Format File Type

Extension .heif
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
Popularity 5.0 (63 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Apple iOS
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary
Updated 7/1/2022

What is a HEIF File Extension?

HEIF file extension is created by Moving Picture Experts Group, also known as High Efficiency Image Format. HEIF has been classified as Raster Image Files. 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 HEIF files in Apple iOS program.



Free HEIF File Online Tools & Apps

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

HEIF Files Common Issues

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

Can't Open HEIF 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 *.heif (High Efficiency Image Format) files.

    Associate HEIF Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.HEIF (e.g example.heif) 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 .heif files.

    Associate HEIF Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.HEIF (e.g example.heif) 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 HEIF File Extensions

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

All Platform Software Programs for HEIF File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the HEIF 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 HEIF File on Windows

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

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIF 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 HEIF file on Linux

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

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIF file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIF file on iOS

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

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen HEIF file on Android

Software License Developer
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.

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

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Updated 7/1/2022


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