Despite the limitations, the HEIC format is there to make taking and managing images faster and more efficient. Currently, there is more than enough support to convert HEIC to any other format you need. And hopefully Apple will soon include a native converter to make things even easier.
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How often do you need to convert images to PNG or any other format? Tell us more about your experiences in the comments section below. How to Quickly Convert Multiple HEIC Files to JPG on MacAs of iOS 11, photos captured on I Phone are saved by default in heic to jpg format . Compared to JPG, the HEIC format has better image quality despite having a much smaller file size. HEIC files are great for people who work in the Apple ecosystem, like on I Phone and Mac. That said, there can be incompatibility when sharing, and most software, including Photoshop, still don’t support HEIC.
To avoid compatibility issues with Windows and older versions of macOS, one can easily convert HEIC files to JPG. While various programs and online services allow you to change photos from HEIC to JPG for free. At the same time, Mac users can conveniently save HEIC as JPG without using third-party tools.
Surprisingly, macOS Monterey 12 adds the ability to quickly
convert HEIC to JPG directly from Finder and without using Preview. a built -in ‘Convert Image’ Quick Action makes it possible. With Monterey, you can also convert multiple HEIC to JPG at once on Mac. This is hands down the easiest and fastest way to batch convert HEIC to JPG that I have come across.
Whereas in macOS Big Sur or earlier, users had to manually set up a quick action using Automator to perform the same task.
Now let’s see how you can change multiple photos from HEIC to JPG on your Mac.How to batch convert HEIC to JPG on macOS Monterey
Follow the steps below to convert HEIC to JPG on Mac using Quick Action.
Go to Finder or the desktop and right-click on the HEIC file you want to convert. For bulk conversion, hold down the Command key and select multiple HEIC files.