I would want to right click on HEIC file and be presented with options to save as JPEG; maybe a quick action?


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capture of finder with quick action convert image

I have that quick action available to me that's just called "Convert Image" that works great. I also made a quick action in automator called HEIC to JPG.

I made you a screen capture of what that workflow looks like.

capture of automator quick action

  • Well found. I'd looked & didn't see that one, only the GraphicConverter one.
    – Tetsujin
    Nov 29, 2022 at 9:25
  • This works to an extent. If I remove Duplicate Finder Items, it overwrites original. If I keep, it copies, and then makes another copy for the JPEG. strange.
    – paulj
    Dec 6, 2022 at 19:58

If one wants to install Homebrew and Magick and Perl, looks like m-graf setup potential solution:


  • Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference.
    – agarza
    Nov 28, 2022 at 21:01

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