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HEVC image and video compression used in HEIC and HEIF files was introduced as a significant improvement over existing JPEG, JPEG XR and JPEG 2000 formats in compression effectiveness.

In cropped 4Kx2K sequences for Ultra HDTV services with 2560x1600 resolution HEVC achieved 87% better compression than JPEG, 44% better compression than JPEG XR and 48% better compression than JPEG 2000.

In high resolution sequences for streaming and broadcast services with 1920x1080 resolution HEVC achieved 124% better compression than JPEG, 62% better compression than JPEG XR and 15% better compression than JPEG 2000.

In medium resolution sequences for Internet/mobile video services with 832x480 resolution HEVC achieved 122% better compression than JPEG, 53% better compression than JPEG XR and 50% better compression than JPEG 2000.

In low resolution sequences for services to resource constrained devices with 416x240 resolution HEVC achieved 110% better compression than JPEG, 47% better compression than JPEG XR and 43% better compression than JPEG 2000.

In 720p sequences for video conferencing applications with 1280x720 resolutions resolution HEVC achieved 170% better compression than JPEG, 73% better compression than JPEG XR and 23% better compression than JPEG 2000.

In computer screen content and computer generated content with 1024x768 and 1280x720 resolutions HEVC achieved 223% better compression than JPEG, 118% better compression than JPEG XR and 87% better compression than JPEG 2000.

On average on all tests HEVC compressed content 139% better than JPEG, 118% better than JPEG XR and 44% better than JPEG 2000.

 

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HEIC Quick Info
Description: High Efficiency Image File Format
Encoding: High Efficiency Video Coding
HEIC MIME Types
  • image/heif
  • image/heic
  • image/heif-sequence
  • image/heic-sequence
HEIC file opens with
  • iOS Photo App
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Android P
  • Adobe Lightroom CC 2018
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2018