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Photo: Cristian Dina (Shutterstock) HEIC is a solid format for Apple devices. It includes Live Photos, Apple’s post-processing, and it still manages to weigh way below what a JPG would. While it works fine if you’re sharing a photo among other Apple devices, you run into a problem when you need to upload a photo to an online form or open it on Windows: It’s not compatible. It won’t open. There are a couple of ways to handle this. You can use our workaround to convert HEIC images to JPG (or JPEG) on your iPhone, or you can switch back to clicking JPG photos. If the photo is already on your Mac or Windows PC, we have some options there, as well. Use the Files app to convert HEIC to JPG The quickest way to convert HEIC photos to JPG is to use the Files app (plus, no need to trust a third-party app). All it takes is a simple copy-paste: Open the Photos app on your iPhone, and select the photos that you want to convert. Then, tap the Share icon, and choose the “ Copy Photos ” option. Go to the Files app, and create a new folder. Tap and hold in an empty space and tap on the “ Paste ” button; the HEIC photos will show up in JPEG format. Now you can share them in any app you want. If you want to put them back in the Photos app as JPEG files, tap […]