Encode an image or image collection in HEIF format using the available codecs on the Android device.
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January 22, 2020 - - - 1.1.0-alpha01

Declaring dependencies

To add a dependency on HeifWriter, you must add the Google Maven repository to your project. Read Google's Maven repository for more information.

Add the dependencies for the artifacts you need in the build.gradle file for your app or module:


dependencies {
    implementation "androidx.heifwriter:heifwriter:1.1.0-alpha01"


dependencies {


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Version 1.1.0-alpha01

January 22, 2020

androidx.heifwriter:heifwriter:1.1.0-alpha01 is released. Version 1.1.0-alpha01 contains these commits.

Bug fixes

  • Fined tune logic to pick HEVC/HEIC encoder
  • Improved the exception handling during the shutdown sequence
  • Bug fixes for quality control mode