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Author Topic: *Batch* JPEG to HEIF converter app  (Read 589 times)

dcsev

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*Batch* JPEG to HEIF converter app
« on: January 06, 2020, 04:07 AM »
Here we go!  I predict this will be a very very popular piece of software in the near future.

Goal:
1. Drag as many folders as I have and the program recursively looks for jpg/jpeg files and converts to HEIF.

Requirements:
1. Lightweight
2. Fully 100% Portable (all settings in folder)
3) *MUST* Keep ALL EXIF data of original file
4)  Author Must write "I love donation coder 1000 times on a chalkboard LOL!!)


I could not find a utility that did this IN BULK recursively for Mac or Windows

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Re: *Batch* JPEG to HEIF converter app
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 04:42 PM »
If you're not scared of PowerShell:

https://github.com/D...Anson/ConvertTo-Heic

Windows only as it uses the Windows API.

Otherwise, XNViewMP can handle HEIC/HEIF, does batch operations, and is available for Mac, Linux, and Windows.

https://www.xnview.com/en/xnviewmp/

Your main problem is that those two options rely on the HEIF Extensions from the Microsoft Store ... and you'll be lucky if you can get the damn things to install.
Here's instructions on getting the extensions installed, Windows 10: How to Open HEIC, HEIF and HEVC Files on Windows 10 For Free
« Last Edit: January 07, 2020, 04:31 AM by 4wd »