If you have a Mac, chances are you’ve encountered HEIC files. HEIC, or High Efficiency Image Format, is a relatively new image format introduced by Apple with iOS 11. While it offers some advantages over the traditional JPEG format, it’s not always compatible with all devices and software.
If you need to convert HEIC files to JPG on your Mac, don’t worry – it’s a simple process. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the steps to convert HEIC to JPG on Mac.
1. Open the HEIC files
The first step is to open the HEIC files that you want to convert. You can do this by simply double-clicking on the file, or by right-clicking and selecting “Open With” and then choosing the Preview app.
2. Select the files you want to convert
Once you have the Preview app open, select the HEIC files that you want to convert. You can do this by clicking on each file while holding down the “Command” key, or by selecting a range of files by clicking on the first file, holding down the “Shift” key, and then clicking on the last file.
3. Export the files as JPG
With the files selected, click on “File” in the menu bar and then choose “Export Selected Images”. In the dialog box that appears, select “JPEG” as the format and choose a destination for the exported files.
4. Adjust the settings (optional)
If you want to adjust the settings for the exported JPG files, click on the “Options” button in the export dialog box. Here, you can choose the quality level for the JPG files, adjust the size, and more.
5. Convert the files
Once you’ve made any necessary adjustments, click on the “Export” button to convert the HEIC files to JPG. The converted files will be saved to the location you specified in Step 3.
Converting HEIC files to JPG on a Mac is a straightforward process that can be done using the Preview app. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you’ll be able to convert your HEIC files to JPG quickly and easily. Whether you need to share your images with others or simply want to ensure compatibility with a wider range of devices and software, converting HEIC to JPG is a useful skill to have.
Q1. How do I convert HEIC to JPG on my Mac?
A1. To convert HEIC to JPG on your Mac, you can use the free and open-source software, Image Converter Plus. Just open the software, drag and drop the HEIC file into the program window, choose the “JPG” format, and click “Convert”.
Q2. Is there a way to convert HEIC to JPG online?
A2. Yes, there are a number of online HEIC to JPG converters available. Simply upload the HEIC file to the website, choose the JPG format, and click “Convert”.
Q3. How do I batch convert HEIC to JPG on my Mac?
A3. With Image Converter Plus, you can batch convert multiple HEIC files to JPG at once. Simply drag and drop the files into the program window, choose the “JPG” format, and click “Convert”. The software will automatically convert all the files in the batch.