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During the 2017 World Wide Developer Conference Apple announced new photo and video formats, called HEIF and HEVC respectively. If you want to learn more about the peculiarities of the formats, check out our ultimate guide.

Both formats are perfectly compatible with Mac, but what about Windows users? Well, sit tight, because we have the solution for you – CopyTrans HEIC for Windows and CopyTrans Photo!

Heic and Windows compatibility

Transfer HEIC photos to computer – drag and drop method

Follow the guide to save HEIC photos from your iPhone to the computer.

  • If you didn’t yet install CopyTrans Photo, download and install it here:
    Download CopyTrans Photo

  • In the Settings tab, choose the format in which you wish to transfer HEIC pictures to your PC. You can convert HEIC to JPEG, transfer native HEIC to computer or even transfer both JPEG and HEIC if you want.
    In the Settings chose the format in which you want to transfer the pictures - jpeg, heic or both heic and jpeg

  • Make sure your Apple device is unlocked, connect it to your PC, locate the HEIC file you wish to transfer, and just drag and drop it to the PC side. Then, apply changes.
    Locate the heic in your Camera Roll and drag and drop it to the PC side

  • Navigate to the folder where you transferred the photo and enjoy!
    Locate the heic pictures in the folder

CopyTrans Photo gives you freedom of choice and helps you save your photos in the most compatible format with your Windows PC.

View HEIC photos on your PC

If you want to view your HEIC photos on your computer, use CopyTrans HEIC for Windows. It’s a simple tool, that allows you to open and view HEIC files using the native Windows Photo Viewer and Windows Explorer – no third-party app necessary.

CopyTrans HEIC is a plugin for Windows Explorer, 100% free for home use.

View and open HEIC files on Windows

How do I convert iPhone photos to JPEG?

We have 2 solutions to your question “How do I convert iPhone photos to JPEG?”:

1. Once you installed CopyTrans HEIC 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

2. With CopyTrans Photo you can smoothly transfer photos and videos to and from iPhone and quickly convert HEIC files stored on PC to JPEG in the same window.

  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

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