Lightroom Classic: Support for HEIC file format (Windows)

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Support for HEIC file format was included in Lightroom CC but still is needed in Lightroom Classic.  When will it be added?

[HEIC image support was added to LR 7.4 (for Mac OS 10.13 or later) and LR 7.5 (Windows 10).  (We're now at LR 8.2.1.) See  

- John Ellis]
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Robert MacWilliam

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  • Frustrated. Why create file format support in LR CC on launch but not update LR Classic at the same time.

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Joe G

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