Since iOS 11, iPhone takes photos in the HEIC format. It stores high-quality photos in a smaller file size, which helps to save storage space. However, Windows PC does not natively support HEIC files and you will find that you cannot view pictures in HEIC format on your Windows 10 PC. Then how to open HEIC pictures or convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 10? Read on to find the answer.
Can Windows 10 Convert HEIC to JPG？
Windows 10 does provide a solution that allows users to view HEIC images, but it is not actually a "conversion" method. In the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, a HEIC codec was released to help users access HEIC files on Windows PC. Once you have installed the HEIC codec on your PC, it will convert the HEIC images internally and you can view these HEIC images via the Photos app.
In short, when HEIC codec is installed, you can view HEIC images on a Windows 10 PC. What if you want to convert HEIC to JPG? Well, you can rely on a professional HEIC converter to help you make it.
How to Open HEIC Images on Windows 10
To view HEIC pictures on Window 10 PC, you should first install HEIC codec on PC and then you can open HEIC pictures via Photos app.
→ Download HEIC codec on Windows 10 PC:
Double-click a HEIC image to launch the Photos app > Click the "Download codecs at Microsoft Store" link > It will then go to the HEIF Image Extensions page > Click Get button to download and install it on your computer.
After installation, you will find that it will generate preview thumbnails of HEIC images and you can open those pictures with the Photos app.
How to Batch Convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 10 PC
To convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 10 PC, you can rely on FoneTool. It’s one professional iOS data management tool for Windows users and it recently adds the HEIC Converter tool to help users easily convert HEIC to JPG, JPEG, PNG.
FoneTool can actually help you convert HEIC to JPG in Windows 10. Download the tool on your PC and start the converting right now!
Steps to Batch Convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 10 PC
Step 1. Run FoneTool
Step 2. On the Home screen, click Toolbox > HEIC Converter.
Step 3. Drag the photos you need or click Add Photos to choose HEIC images.
Step 4. Choose .JPG next to Photo Format > Choose the Photo Quality and Conversion Speed you prefer > Choose the storage path to save the photos.
Step 5. If everything is OK, click Start Converting.
When the conversion is completed, you can click View files to check the photos.
After installing the HEIC codec, you can view HEIC images through the Photos app. If you want to convert HEIC to JPG for other uses, FoneTool is the way to go. It can help you batch convert HEIC pictures into high-quality JPG format pictures.
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