Storage and Transport Formats Working Group Shares libavif Updates

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AOMedia’s working groups are laser focused on improving existing technology and developing new solutions, and our members’ hard work does not go unnoticed. The Storage and Transport Formats Working Group (STFWG) recently shared some details on their work relating to the release of libavif v1.0.4.

Libavif is one of the main AV1 Image File Format (AVIF) codec implementations. Libavif v1.0.0 was released on Aug 28, 2023 as open-source software and was the first libavif release with a stable API and backward compatibility guarantee. The v1.0.4 release is a patch update. Read on for details of what this patch entailed and what’s next

Why is this important?

This patch delivers a few bug fixes that the working group deemed important enough to backport to the v1.0.x branch.

For more information, please see the CHANGELOG file at—2024-02-08

How can this be accessed?

The release can be found at

What’s next?

The release of v1.0.4 is a stepping stone toward the larger release of v1.1.0, which will include some more significant updates and upgrades. Follow the changes and additions planned for the next releases at:

Thanks to all the AOMedia members involved in STFWG for their contributions toward these advancements. The full list of contributors can be found here:

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