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View HEIF Files Online

Use this free tool to view your HEIF (High Efficiency Image File Format) files online without needing to download or install any software. Our HEIF viewer tool will render your file within the browser with the ability to view full screen if needed.

How to View your HEIF File Online?

Here are two simple steps to display your HEIF file in any web browser.

Upload an HEIF

Click the "Upload a File" button and select an HEIF to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

View your HEIF

Once processed, your HEIF file will be displayed in the web browser.

File Format Information for HEIF

Full NameHigh Efficiency Image File Format
Mime Typeimage/heif
ToolsHEIF Converters, Create Cookie Cutter, HEIF Viewer


The HEIF is a modern image format, with the final specification completed in 2015. The format is a container format, which, while mostly used for storing image data, can actually support video, audio, and text data streams.

HEIF files are binary in nature and offer an alternative to existing digital photo formats such as JPEG features better compression while retaining comparable image quality. In some cases, the file size can be 50% that of the equivalent JPG file.

HEIF Features

  • Supports Lossy Compression
  • Supports Non Lossy Compression
  • Supports Transparency
  • Supports Color Palettes
  • Supports Monochrome (1-Bit)
  • Supports 16 Colors (4-Bit)
  • Supports 256 Colors (8-Bit)
  • Supports 16 Million Colors (24-Bit)

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I view my HEIF file online?

First, click the "Upload..." button and select the HEIF file you wish to view. Once your HEIF file has been received it will be displayed in your browser.

How long does it take to view my HEIF file?

We aim to process all HEIF file viewing requests as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds but can be more for larger or more complex files so please be patient.

How accurate is the HEIF file viewer?

We aim to create the most accurate rendition of your HEIF file with our tools. Our tools are under constant development with new features and improvements being added every week.

Is it safe to view my HEIF file on ImageToStl.com?

Yes, of course! We do not store the HEIF file you submit. The generated preview file within your browser is deleted after 15 minutes,

Can I view my HEIF file on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our HEIF file viewer will run on any system with a modern web browser. No specialist software is needed to use our file viewing tools.

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