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I recently learned about the new upcoming image format called the High Efficiency Image File Format (or HEIF), which was mentioned in the Windows Blog (https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/03/16/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-17123-for-fast/#OALyDY4AdhDIahYX.97). After looking into HEIF, I was wondering if Affinity was working on support for HEIF for Affinity Designer & Affinity Photo (or if support is already there). The initial impressions of HEIF look promising and might be an image format that can improve workflows.  If you need details on HEIF, I've posted links below. 

 

HEIF on Github:

https://github.com/nokiatech/heif

 

HEIF article on Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Efficiency_Image_File_Format

 

Moving Pictures Experts Group on HEIF:

https://mpeg.chiariglione.org/standards/mpeg-h/image-file-format

 

HEIF exmaples & info:

https://nokiatech.github.io/heif/examples.html

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