AVIF File Type

- The quick facts

What are AVIF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AVIF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AVIF file?

An .AVIF file is an AV1 Image File Format Bitmap file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open AVIF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AVIF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AVIF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Last updated: October 18, 2012

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