Do you include the people who own both an iPhone and a Windows PC? If you answered yes, you may have had problems with Apple’s HEIC (High-Efficiency Image File) photo format. Similarly, you may be aware that Windows does not support the opening of HEIC files.

HEIC is a new image format that is being used on Apple devices. HEIC is steadily gaining popularity across a variety of platforms. As a result, more files that use this container format will have the HEIC extension. The HEIC format has numerous advantages, including smaller file sizes and higher image quality. However, in many cases, users will need to convert HEIC to more popular image formats like JPG. Let’s see how to convert HEIC to JPG on Windows PC.

How to Convert HEIC to JPEG Files

While there are several tools and extensions available on Windows that allow you to open HEIC files, you will encounter compatibility issues when you try to use the same photos in other Windows apps. As a result, it’s best to convert the HEIC files to JPEG before using them.

To convert the files, you can use iMazing HEIC Converter, a free tool available on the Microsoft Store. In just a few clicks, the image converter can convert HEIC images to JPEG. To save time, the tool also has a batch convert feature. Here’s a step-by-step guide to using the tool.

  1. Open the Microsoft Store from the Start Menu or search taskbar.How to Convert HEIC to JPEG on Windows
  2. There, look for the iMazing HEIC Converter and click the Get button to download it to your computer.How to Convert HEIC to JPEG on Windows
  3. After that, launch the newly installed app from the Start Menu or the Microsoft Store.
  4. When you open the app, it is ready to use. Drag and drop the HEIC files from your computer into the app now. You can drop a single file or several files at the same time.How to Convert HEIC to JPEG on Windows
  5. Select JPEG from the Format drop-down menu. You can also save the file as a PNG.
  6. Choose your preferred image quality using the slider below. Select 100 for the highest level of quality.
  7. Then, select the Convert option.How to Convert HEIC to JPEG on Windows
  8. When you’re finished, click Show Files to open the converted images in File Explorer.How to Convert HEIC to JPEG on Windows

The images can be easily opened in the Photos app and/or edited in any Windows software. JPEG is a widely supported format that is used by nearly all photo-editing software. Did you find this guide to be useful? Tell us in the comments. Don’t forget to share with your friends to help them too.