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How to sync iPhone HEIC / HEIF photos to MacBook Photos v1.5 (El Capitan)

My iPhone (iOS 12.3.1) takes pictures in HEIC / HEIF format. I have an older Macbook (13" mid-2009) with MacOS El Capitan, which includes Photos v1.5. When my iPhone photos get synced via iCloud to ...
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Can older iPhones (with iOS 11) display HEIF images?

Consider the scenario of restoring a backup taken on an HEIF/HEVC capable device (e.g. the iPhone 7 or newer) to an older device (e.g. an iPhone 6s, running iOS 11). Will images and videos taken on ...
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Viewer for HEIF/HEIC images in El Capitan or Sierra

Is there any "native way" to view the new HEIF/HEIC format (or the viewer-application) in El Capitan or Sierra without upgrade of MacOS itself? It is not yet possible to upgrade yet to HighSierra for ...
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Making my own HEIF/HEIC files

I've been looking around for a while for a way to start packing image bytestreams into HEIF files, since macOS High Sierra and and iOS 11 are now out. Haven't had much luck, just large numbers of ...