An avif file extension is related to the AV1 Image File Format, developed by AOMedia.

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Software that open avif file

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AVIF file extension - AV1 Image File Format

What is avif file? How to open avif files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The avif file extension is associated with the AV1 Image File Format, developed by Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia).

AOMedia develops royalty-free technology for multimedia delivery. AV1 is used to store picture images on websites. It is similar to HEIF/HEIC format.

Updated: October 29, 2018

The default software associated to open avif file:

Google Chrome icon

Google Inc. logoGoogle Chrome  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Google Inc.

A popular Internet browser for Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS as well as for mobile platforms. The core of the Chrome uses very fast Chrome Blink (Webkit fork) layout engine. Chrome Blink layout engine is regarded as one of the fastest layout engines for viewing websites and for work with JavaScript.

Opera browser icon

Opera Software ASA logoOpera browser  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Opera Software ASA

Opera is Internet web browser and Internet suite. Opera supports many features as tabbed browsing, page zooming, mouse gestures, downloading via BitTorrent protocol, malware protection, e-mail client etc.. Opera runs on many desktop operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Some editions of Opera are available for mobile phones and tablet PCs. Opera is currently the fourth most widely used web browser for computers.

Firefox icon

Mozilla Corporation logoFirefox  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Mozilla Corporation

Firefox is very popular free open source web browser with many features. Firefox uses Gecko layout engine that implements most web standards including new HTML5.

Firefox supports tabbed browsing, private browsing, spell checking, incremental find, bookmarking etc. Other features can be added via extensions and add-ons, such as NoScript, Tab Mix Plus. FoxyTunes, Web Developer.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.avif files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .avif file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open avif file, edit avif file, convert avif file, view avif file, play avif file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

avif file viewer - programs that view avif file - AV1 Image File Format

Programs supporting the exension avif on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view avif file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with avif file by default:
Google Chrome small icon Google Chrome
Opera browser small icon Opera browser
Firefox small icon Firefox

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