HEIF/HEIC is an image file format which encapsulates HEVC (High Efficiency Video Codec) encoded images. In comparison to JPG, it reduces the file size by up to 50%. Starting with iOS11, HEIC is the new standard format for storing images on Apple's mobile devices.
GIF is an image format that supports animated images. It can adapt 256 colors and uses lossless compression technique to contain images. It can also contain texts. It can contain low sized image animation. So it is frequently used in web publishing. It applies LZW compression algorithm to compresses low colored images.
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