How to Download HEIC Photos from iPhone to Computer

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Most of us have the habit of taking photos to record our daily life, then there will be full of photos on our iPhone. In order to keep them safe or save some storage space of our iPhone, well think about transferring those HEIC photos from our iPhone to PC. Now when you need, you can follow below page for some detailed steps.

Convert HEIC to JPG

Before transferring HEIC photos to PC, wed better convert them to JPF format firstly, as HEIC photos couldnt be viewed on other devices.

And for detailed steps, you can refer to below article for several methods:

Convert HEIC Photos to JPG Photos

Email HEIC Photos to PC

When email photos, those HEIC photos will be converted to JPG format automatically, so we can email those HEIC photos, then download them on our PC, but well need to do it one by one.

Step 1. Open email on our iPhone, and attach HEIC photos we need to transfer them to PC. Then send it out.

Step 2. After sending all those photos, you can log in the email address on your PC, and download those photos to your PC.

Backup HEIC Photos on iTunes

After transferring HEIC photos to JPG format, we can backup those photos on iTunes, as our iTunes backup files are stored on our PC, so we dont need to worry about its storage.

Step 1. Launch iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC. When its recognized, click iPhone image icon.

Step 2. Then tap on Backup Now on the right page, and confirm with Backup.

Step 3. When finish backup, go to Files–Summary, now you can see your backup files on the left side bar.

Now you can check below folder address for your photos on PC:

For Windows: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

For Mac ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

Selectively Transfer HEIC Photos from iPhone to PC

When you want to transfer your photos selectively to PC, you can rely on third-party software iRefone for help.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can help us recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files selectively, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, call history, WeChat messages, WhatsApp messages ect.

Now please download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose Recover from iOS Device, then click Next.

Step 2. Then well enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click Photo icon, and it will be scanned by iRefone.

Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose photos you need to transfer, tap on Recover to PC and choose folder path to save them.