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Get HEVC and HEIF support on Windows 10


In this guide, we will show you a step-by-step process on how you can install support for HEIF and HEVC files on your Windows 10 computer.

Step 1: On your web browser on your Windows 10 computer

Step 2: Go to the Windows Store and search for and install the app named “HEVC Video Extension from Device Manufacturer” and install it by clicking the “Get” button and “Install” button.

You can also click on this link to directly go to the app’s page on the Windows Store and install it on our computer.

Step 3: Now, search for another app named “HEIF Image Extension”, click on the “Get” and “Install” button.

Alternatively, click here to open the app and install it on your system.

Do note that the option to install the HEVC extension for free will be available only if you are signed in with your Microsoft account. Otherwise, it will ask you to enter the redeem code to install the apps.

Once you have installed these two extensions, you will be able to view files with .heif and .hevc extensions on your Windows 10 computer.


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