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Details of extension .heic

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .heic file?
  • Which program can create the .heic file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .heic format?
  • What can convert .heic files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .heic extension?
HEIF Image .heic file icon

HEIF Image

HEIC file is a HEIF Image. High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) is a file format for individual images and image sequences.
Category: Graphic files
Application: HEIF Reader
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .heic file extension. If you have helpful information about .heic extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

HEIF Image
East India Company Saved Game
Heitml Source Code
HicEst Script

The .heic filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

eic (1), hic (1), hec (1), hei (1)

Can't open a .heic file?

If you want to open a .heic file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .heic association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.heic

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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