What is a .AVIF File And How To Open It – Alliance for Open Media (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .avif extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .avif file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .AVIF file?

The .AVIF file extension is AV1 Image. It was developed by Alliance for Open Media. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .avif file on 1 platform.

How to open a .AVIF file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .AVIF file on various operating systems.

How to open a .AVIF file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Google Chrome. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .AVIF file?

If you cannot open the .AVIF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .AVIF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .avj – Avira Operations, .avl – ESRI, .avl – Avira Operations, .avm – Anime Music Video, .avp – Avid Technology. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .AVIF file with the Google Chrome program in the Browser.