A seemingly very simple setting, but which gives many users headaches iPhone.
With iOS 11, Apple brought several news, including the new format for photo files. HEIF (High Efficiency Image File Format) uses a new technology compression for image files, replacing the classic . JPG. The big advantage of HEIF is that it is occupies less space than a .JPG file without losing anything image quality.
Being a new format, it is currently recognized natively only by devices Apple. iOS 11 si macOS High Sierra can open and edit .HEIC files (extension for HEIF)
This format is only recommended if you intend to keep the pictures on iPhone, iPad or if you are the owner of a Mac / MacBook cu High Sierra to export. If you have Windows PC and want to export the photos on iPhone pe PC / laptop, it is best to have the photos in the .JPG compatible format.
In this sense, you can change the format in which the pictures are taken with the "Camera" application a iPhone. Change the format from .HEIC to .JPG in the "Camera" settings of iPhone / iOS.
How to change the format of pictures from .HEIC (HEIF) to .JPG on iPhone
- We open “Settings”And we go to the“ Room ”.
- In the "Camera" we open the "Formats" menu
- Select "Most Compatible"
After selecting "Most Compatible", The pictures taken with the Camera a application iPhone, will be automatically saved in .JPG format. Format that can be opened and edited on Windows.
For now, even if you use it macOS High Sierra, a picture taken and exported in .HEIC format can only be edited with applications Photos or Preview. Both developed by Apple and present by default on Mac.
In the near future, Adobe plans to provide editing support Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator si InDesign.