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How to Stop iPhone from Taking Photos in HEIC in iOS 13

With iOS 11, Apple introduced the HEIC/HEIF image format to compress file sizes by up to 50% without losing quality. Compared to JPEG, HEIF is more efficient and provides a better way to manage photo storage. It almost the same comfortable as using call recording app download. The only problem with the high definition format is that it is not yet widely supported. However, you can prevent your iPhone from taking photos in HEIC (pronounced "heek") in both iOS 13.

With the latest versions of iOS, you can switch between high quality (HEIF - pronounced "heef)" and most compatible (JPEG) formats. So, if you want to transfer your pictures to your computer or edit them with photo editing software that doesn't support this new image format, you can use this good tip to make your iOS device take photos in a format supported by everyone.

How to save photos in JPEG instead of HEIC on iPhone in iOS 13

Step #1. Launch the Settings app on your iOS device.

Step No. 2. Now click on the camera.

Step No. 3. Then click on Formats.

Then, choose the best fit.

Now your iPhone takes pictures in JPEG format and videos in H.26

format. However, if you want to record

K at 60fps and 1080p at 20fps, you'll need to upgrade to high performance.

Automatically Convert iPhone/iPad Photos to JPEG When Transferring to Mac/Windows PC

With the latest iOS versions, you can automatically convert HEIC images to JPEG when transferring to Mac or PC.

Step #1. On your iOS device, open Settings → Photos.

Step #2. Now scroll down and select Automatic.

Choose Auto to convert iPhone photos to JPEG when transferring them to Mac or Windows PC.

Although "Hick" is not yet widely supported, it is the future. So I suggest you go for JPEG only if you are facing inconsistency issues. Do you have questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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