The AV1 specification is available here, free of charge. It is not necessary to be an AOM member to implement AV1 or use the specification.
AOM does not provide comprehensive compliance/test bitstreams. Some sample AV1 streams are available in our software repository. Device makers should test their decoders using comprehensive test bitstreams available from a variety of commercial providers, including:
- Allegro DVT: Allegro DVT Compliance Streams
- Broadcom [Argon Design]: Argon Streams AV1 Test Bit-Streams
- Vicue Soft: Vicue Soft Test Bitstreams
AOM offers reference encoder and decoder software, but does not offer hardware (RTL) designs. Commercial hardware designs are available from a variety of companies, including: