How to convert HEIC Images to JPEG on your Mac


How to change image format from HEIC to JPEG on Mac?

With iOS 11, Apple started using the HEIC image format that has smaller file sizes than JPEG .HEIC may cause problem with some apps so you may convert HEIC images to JPEG on your Mac, as per your need. As HEIC and JPEG is the most common image formats that you access on your Mac or iOS device so you may convert and use them as per your need. However, there are many third party apps are available for format conversion but you need not install any additional application for converting HEIC Images to JPEG . Here we will provide you some easy steps to convert HEIC images to JPEG on your Mac.

Fortunately, Apple has Automator, a built in tool that allows you to convert images from HEIC to JPEG . First of all, you need to configure the Quick Action in Authomator app, follow the below given steps to do that.

  • On your Mac, go to “Applications”, launch “Automator” and then click “New Document.”




  • Select Quick Action > Choose from the list of templates.




  • Now, type “Copy Finder” into the search box on the left side of the screen.
  • Drag “Copy Finder Items” to the right side of the screen. Here, you may select the folder to which you want to save the converted images.
  • Go back to the left side of the screen, type “Change type” into the search box and then drag “Change Type of Images” to the right side of the screen. Here you may select JPEG from drop down menu
  • In the menu bar, click File > Save and name your quick action.
  • Click “Save” to apply the changes you made.

After creating a Quick Action in Automator, you may use it to change images from HEIC to JPEG . To change the image format, right- click any HEIC file, any image file and then select the Quick Action that you created; doing so will convert your HEIC images to JPEG and save them in your selected or created folder.

Now read: How to resize images using Automator on your Mac

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