HEIF File Type- The quick facts
What are HEIF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a HEIF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a HEIF file?
A .HEIF file is a HEIF bitmap file.
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open HEIF files
Important: Different programs may use files with the HEIF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your HEIF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
Last updated: July 13, 2020
Suggest another file format using extension HEIF
While we know of one file format using the .HEIF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .HEIF file.