Converting HEIC to PNG on Right-Click for Free

Converting HEIC to PNG on Right-Click

Converting HEIC to PNG on Right-Click

In iOS 11 Apple is replacing the PNG image format with the new HEIC alternative. But what to do when device or program doesn’t support HEIC?

TL, DR

Do you want to have option to converting HEIC to PNG in context menu? You can create automator app yourself in Automator for free, or you can proceed right to the download. (Only for Mac OS X)

Tutorial

Create this “app” is super easy. Follow these 8 steps and it will take you about 1 min. And the output is just superb.

  1. Open Automator App
  2. In “Choose a type for your document” select “Service”
  3. In the top bar “Service receive selected” choose “Images”
  4. Drag and drop from left pane “Photos -> Change Type of Images” to the area on the right
  5. In the pop-up warning select “don’t add”
  6. Choose desired format in this example it is PNG
  7. Save or export it
  8. Double click for install and you are done

Download

You can download final workflow here:
DOWNLOAD

Further reading

You can create or download another cool Mac OS X integrations. Read more!

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