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Introduced in iOS 11, HEIC format created a lot of confusion. HEIC photos are incompatible with Windows, which led to the most important question – how to convert HEIC to JPG? Well, thanks to our apps you can convert iPhone photos to jpeg using one of the ways mentioned below.

What is HEIC file

HEIC is a subset of HEIF (High Efficiency Image Format) conventionally used in Apple products. It supports higher resolution and better compression than JPEG. On average, a HEIC file is half the size of the same resolution JPEG image. Learn more about HEIF on Wikipedia.

heic and jpeg difference

Use HEIC to JPG converter

According to The New York Times, CopyTrans HEIC for Windows became an absolute must for those who would like to view HEIC photos on their computers. Along with other cool features, CopyTrans HEIC for Windows can actually convert HEIC to JPG!

  1. Download CopyTrans HEIC for Windows from the following page:

  2. Download CopyTrans HEIC for Windows

  3. Install the program. If you need help, just watch this quick tutorial:

  4. Open a folder containing your iPhone made HEIC photos (also works for Nokia made HEICs).
    TIP: If you still have the pictures you need to convert on your iPhone and need to transfer them to the computer, use the second option.

  5. Select a photo you want to convert to JPEG. Right-click and choose “Convert to JPEG with CopyTrans”. CopyTrans HEIC for Windows can convert up to 100 HEIC photos simultaneously.Right-click on the photo and choose conver to jpeg with CopyTrans

  6. That’s it! Literally two clicks between HEIC and JPEG files.

Convert HEIC to JPG with CopyTrans Photo

If you don’t have HEIC photos on a computer yet, don’t worry – we can easily fix that with CopyTrans Photo. You can even transfer HEIC files as JPGs on your computer directly.

  1. Download CopyTrans Photo from the following page:

  2. Download CopyTrans Photo

  3. Make sure your Apple device is unlocked and connect it to your PC. All the photos from your device will appear on the left side of the screen. You have all your PC albums on the right side.

  4. Go to the Settings tab and choose “transfer in most compatible format (JPEG)” option.In the Settings chose the format in which you want to transfer the pictures - jpeg, heic or both heic and jpeg

  5. Locate the HEIC pictures you wish to transfer and just drag and drop them to the right side. Click on the green “Apply changes” button in the top left corner to save the photos. heic to jpg in copytrans photo

  6. Navigate to the folder to which you transferred the photos and enjoy!Locate the heic pictures in the folder

BONUS: CopyTrans Photo stands not only as a reliable program to transfer photos from iPhone to PC and back, but as a HEIC to JPG converter for files stored on your PC. It is another marvellous feature of the program, isn’t it? See how we do it:

  1. Launch CopyTrans Photo and navigate to the folder on your PC where you have a HEIC to convert;
  2. Select the photo you want to convert to JPEG. Right-click and choose “Save to JPEG”:
  3. Convert HEIC to JPEG in CopyTrans Photo

Both methods are 100% success guaranteed for the HEIC photos made on iPhone. Which one is the most convenient to you? Let us know in the comments section below.

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