Use tifig software
Heic is a new picture format that created in iphone camera or latest android handphone. It is said that i has a high resolution format with small size.
But my operating system doesn’t recognize it. Maybe it is not the latest version of ubuntu. But there is a small program that can convert it right away to jpeg.
Of course there is already an online converter that easy to use but I rather use it in my computer offline.
Download the tifig in here.
Follow the instruction for installing in Linux OS.
- Download the current version of Tifig for Linux: Alpha Release 0.8.0 (64-Bit)
Alternatively, on Arch Linux you can also install the AUR package for Tifig.
- Install Java 8 (Instructions for Linux)
- Install Swift 4.0
- Make sure that the
binsubfolder is in your
$PATHenvironment variable. This can be done by adding something like the following line to
Please note that Tifig requires at least Swift 4.0.
Install swift with this
#sudo apt install python3-swiftclient
For the record, I already use python3 in my OS.