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HEIF file format description

Many people share .heif files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .heif file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .heif files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.heic - HEIF Image

HEIC file is a HEIF Image. High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) is a file format for individual images and image sequences.

.heic file format description:
HEIC format
Application:
HEIF Reader
Category:
Graphic files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
heif
HEIF Image related links:
-
HEIF Image related extensions:
.heic
HEIF Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .heif file extension. Even harmful programs can create .heif files. Be especially cautious with .heif files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .heif file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:

example.heif

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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .heif file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

eif, heic, hef, hif, hei

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.eif
Envex Import Format File
.hei
Heitml Source Code
.heic
HEIF Image
.hif
Quicken Online Data
.hif
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File

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