HEIF and HEVC in iOS 11 – how does that impact Windows users?


For Windows users that use iPhones/iPads, how does the iOS 11 change to using HEIF and HEVC formats for images & videos impact Windows users? My understanding is that Win10 does not support these formats yet and that iOS will sometimes transcode these files to JPG and h.264 when transferring the files via AirDrop/Mail/Share.

What I am wondering about is the other ways files get tranferred from iOS to Windows: Outlook app, OneDrive, SMS, connecting an iPhone directly to a PC via USB, etc.

Just wondering is anyone has done any testing around this?

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