Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac natively support a variety of image formats. With JPEG, HEIF, and ProRAW being the most common, here’s what they mean and how to pick between them.
A huge variety of image formats are supported on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, with each format having a specific purpose and expected usage. When it comes to photography using your iPhone and iPad, the list can be shortened to a few commonly-used types.The camera on iPhone and iPad natively supports JPEG and HEIF. With an iPhone 12 Pro running iOS 14.3 or later, the sensor can even capture in ProRAW.