HEIC refers to the High-Efficiency Image Coding. It is a file extension developed by MPEG Group and launched by Apple in IOS 11 to store image files in various sizes while retaining high image quality. The new file format will be replacing the older JPEG format that was used to date having the following features:
- Technically advanced and its modern compression methods
- Photos with the same quality but half the file size
- Supports 16-bit deep-colored images
PNG refers to Portable Graphics Format. It is a lossless file format that was designed as an alternative to GIF (Graphic Interchange Format) with the purpose of the new format being more compressed compared to a GIF format. Moreover, it has the following features:
- 24-bit RCB color palette
- 32-bit RCBA color palette
- Greyscale images
- Transparent backgrounds
How to convert HEIC to PNG online
AnyConv is a free website where you could convert HEIC to PNG file format if needed.
All you have to do is to follow the below steps for file conversion:
Step1: Upload HEIC File
You need to select your HEIC file from the ‘Choose file’ button on your computer. It can take a file as max till 50 Mb.
Step 2: Convert HEIC to PNG
Once you have moved past Step 1, click on ‘Convert’. This will convert your HEIC file to the PNG file format.
Step 3: Download converted file
Once the conversion has been completed, click on ‘Download’ to download the PNG file format to your computer.