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AVIF file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .avif file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .avif file?
  • What program do I need to open a .avif file?
  • How can the .avif file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .avif files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ AV1 Image File Format Data

.avif
Description:
AVIF file is an AV1 Image File Format Data. The AVIF file format is used to store image data in the HEIF format but with the usage of AV1 for compressing the image sequences. AV1 is the royalty-free video coding format.
Category: Video files
Application: VLC Media Player
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
AVIF aliases:
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AVIF related links:
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AVIF related extensions:
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Other types of files may also use the .avif file extension.

🚫 The .avif file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

adif, agif, aif, avf, avi, vif

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Active GIF Creator Project
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie
Khoros Visualization Image
Verity Image Format File
Amateur Data Interchange Format File
Audio Interchange File
SmartWare Executable Program
Avermedia Recorded Video Backup

🔴 Can't open a .avif file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.avif

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .avif file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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