How to convert heic to jpg

Brian Inglis
Sun Nov 14 18:08:21 GMT 2021

On 2021-11-14 05:30, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin wrote:
> On 14.11.2021 12:01, Fergus Daly via Cygwin wrote:
>> Ages ago there was a thread about what package(s) to install in
>> order to be able to
>> $ convert img001.heic img002.jpg
>> but I cannot now find it. Can anybody help?
>> Note 1 Under Package Search "heic" I found ImageMagick; but I have 
>> that already, to no effect.
>> Note 2 One used to be able to enter " heic" (or 
>> similar) in the Google search bar to search Mail Archives but now
>> that seems to provide incomplete responses. Is there a variation on
>> this that provides an exhaustive search of the archives?
> $ man heif-convert | cat |head
> HEIF-THUMBNAILER(1)                   General Commands Manual        
>         heif-convert - convert HEIC/HEIF image
>         heif-convert [-q QUALITY] filename output[.jpg|.png|.y4m]
>         heif-convert Convert HEIC/HEIF image to a different image format.

$ cygcheck -p heif-convert
Found 6 matches for heif-convert
libheif-debuginfo-1.10.0-1 - libheif-debuginfo: Debug info for libheif
libheif-debuginfo-1.12.0-1 - libheif-debuginfo: Debug info for libheif
libheif-debuginfo-1.7.0-1 - libheif-debuginfo: Debug info for libheif
libheif-tool-1.10.0-1 - libheif-tool: libheif tools
libheif-tool-1.12.0-1 - libheif-tool: libheif tools
libheif-tool-1.7.0-1 - libheif-tool: libheif tools

Install libheif-tool!

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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