HEIC to GIF - Convert image online
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1. Click "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer. You can also click the dropdown button to choose online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. Image file size can be up to 200M.
2. Set target image format, image quality and image size. You can use the original image size or select "Change width and height" option and enter customized image size. The format is [width]x[height], for example: 1920x1080. Image quality option only works on a few image formats such as JPG, WEBP or AVIF etc. The value ranges from 1 (lowest image quality and highest compression) to 100 (best quality but least effective compression). If this value is blank, the converter will use the estimated quality of your input image if it can be determined, otherwise 92. The target image format can be JPG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, HEIC, BMP, PS, PSD, WEBP, TGA, DDS, EXR, J2K, PNM or SVG etc.
3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. It will automatically retry another server if one failed, please be patient while converting. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
HEIC vs GIF:
|Full name||High Efficiency Image File Format||CompuServe Graphics Interchange Format|
|Developed by||Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)||CompuServe|
|Type of format||Image Container Format||Lossless bitmap image format|
|Introduction||As HEIC is a container format, it can contain still images and image sequences (where a file contains more than one single image) that are coded in different formats. Currently, these include HEVC and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (and JPEG for thumbnail/secondary images), though other coding formats may be added in the future. The main filename extension is .heic (for HEVC codec).||The Graphics Interchange Format (better known by its acronym GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.|
|Technical details||In Apple's implementation, for single images they have chosen the latter .heic filename extension (.heics for image sequence files) as the only one they will produce for photos, which indicates clearly that it went through HEVC encoding.||GIF supports up to 8 bits per pixel for each image, allowing a single image to reference its own palette of up to 256 different colors chosen from the 24-bit RGB color space. GIF images are compressed using the Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) lossless data compression technique to reduce the file size without degrading the visual quality.|
|Associated programs||Adobe Lightroom, GIMP, ImageMagick, Krita, Zoner Photo Studio X, Pixelmator, GraphicConverter||Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, the GIMP, ImageMagick, IrfanView, Pixel image editor, Paint.NET.|
|Wikipedia||HEIC on Wikipedia||GIF on Wikipedia|