HEIC Knowledgebase

Learn what's HEIC, file extension, MIME and more

  • What is a HEIC (High Efficiency Image File Format) file?

    As HEIC is a container format, it can contain still images and image sequences (where a file contains more than one single image) that are coded in different formats. Currently, these include HEVC and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (and JPEG for thumbnail/secondary images), though other coding formats may be added in the future. The main filename extension is .heic (for HEVC codec)..

  • What are the HEIC Technical details?

    In Apple's implementation, for single images they have chosen the latter .heic filename extension (.heics for image sequence files) as the only one they will produce for photos, which indicates clearly that it went through HEVC encoding..

  • What's the File extension(s) of HEIC?

    HEIC file extension includes ( .heic ).

  • What's MIME of HEIC?

    The MIME of HEIC is image/heif, image/heic, image/heif-sequence, image/heic-sequence.

  • What's the developer of HEIC?

    HEIC developed by Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG).

  • What's the type of format?

    HEIC is a Raster image .

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