Files with avif extension are mainly 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

File extension avif 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.

Although Microsoft announced support for Windows 10, it still doesn't work in latest Windows automatically and you have to download the AV1 Video Extension (free) from Microsoft Store.

Updated: August 10, 2023

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:

Several tools adopted AVIF format.

How to convert:

Paint.NET is probably your best option how to save these files to other formats.

Find conversions from avif file:

avif to jpeg

avif to jpg

avif to png

avif to psd

Find converter to avif file type:

png to avif

List of 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's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting avif files.

Software that open 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 Paint.NET for open avif file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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