ImageGear for C and C++ on Linux v20.0 - Updated
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Full Name High-Efficiency Image Format (HEIF)
Format ID IG_FORMAT_HEIF = 115
File Extension(s) *.heif, *.heic
Data Type Raster Image
Data Encoding Binary
Color Profile Support Read
Multi-Page Support No
Alpha Channel Support No

To support HEIF and HEIC formats, attach the ImageGear HEIF Component to ImageGear Core. See the "Attaching Components" page under the "How to Work with ..." section.

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Developed by MPEG, popularized by Apple with the release of IOS 11 in 2017. The format touts more information and more metadata with reduced file size. The default and most widely used compression for HEIF files is HEVC. HEIF containers compressed using HEVC are also branded as High-Efficiency Image Container (HEIC) files, which are commonly produced by Apple devices.

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