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Fri, Sep 11, 2020 12:03 PM

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Photoshop: Please add AVIF file support

With AVIF being supported in modern web browsers the need for AVIF as a save as option or export to option would be very helpful.  For those of us that still use Photoshop as a primary graphic editor (even for simple web sites) this will become more and more important as JPG's are replaced.

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1 y ago

Thanks for your comment. I changed this to an Idea so others can vote on it.

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62 Points

Hello,

I am also interested to know an estimated release date for supporting export to the new image standard for web : avif.

Best regards,

Romain.

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@Rick  Chrome added support for Avif, Windows 10 added support for Avif,

I converted all my photos to Avif, but I still can't open Avif in Photoshop.

is it enough voting for Avif? :)

Would you please add Avif support to Photoshop, 

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@Rick Hello Rick. Even Netflix is using AVIF format to speed up their online videostreaming catalog. I guess their designers are forced to rely on external programs/plugins since Photoshop lacks AVIF support.

Just a thought.

Edit: the link i gave is worth reading,

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1 y ago

With the image version of the AV1 video codec AVIF becoming standards and already being supported by Windows, Chrome, Firefox, Opera and even some android devices and browsers.

I am getting more and more requests from clients to deliver AVIF due to the superior compression and color options.

Also, I have never seen any new codec be adapted and pushed this much. It looks like the development and integration is surprisingly rapid for avif with even WordPress and others already announcing native support.

It would be nice to see Photoshop not falling behind and adding support asap for what looks to be the new standard codec for image content delivery online.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled AVIF image support

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1 y ago

This is definitely necessary; AVIF is quickly becoming a standard format on the web. Note that GIMP has already added AVIF support.

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@Gladamas it certainly has gained a ton of interest and attention. Not sure I'd  go as far as calling it a standard. It does provide a lot that ppl would want in a modern image format though. 

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1 y ago

Super curious as to why they might wait to implement AVIF. Adobe is part of the AOM as one of many supporting partners, and we are seeing support today from much smaller (and maybe more nimble?) apps (GIMP, Squoosh!) and some CDNs.
But added and in a separate convo but one about modern formats, I'm also curious to see if they have plans about the JPEG XL. This is being supported by the JPEG committee, and promoted by google x cloudinary (format authors). A format with very modern features, and support from Adobe would also go a long way. TBC. 

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1 y ago

Chrome/Chromium based browsers has supported AVIF for a long time, and you can enable it in Firefox betas. Looks like Mozilla are going to support it officially in Firefox from version 86 (ETA 2021-02-23): https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1682995

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@rocklanddk 

AVIF spec was finalized, and 1.0 was launched Feb 2019, so it’s 2 yrs old next month. Chrome added support in 85 which was released August 2020 (desktop) , Opera added it the following month. Firefox has it going stable next month indeed in 86 (which is now where Nightly is at btw). So March will be 6 months of stable AVIF support from 2 Chromium based browsers on desktop. Edge is working on it ( https://twitter.com/ericlaw/status/1343797396422144001?s=21

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For general information. Release of AVIF support in Firefox was postponed. Mozilla are going to add/fix support for colorprofiles first.

/Stig

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9 m ago

Yes, please! I've been converting my images online so far in converters like https://avif.io/, but an inbuilt solution for Photoshop would be much appreciated!!

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8 m ago

I developed a Photoshop file format plug-in for AVIF images.

The plug-in supports loading and saving single images using 8, 10 or 12 bits-per-channel, image sequences and animations are not supported.

Lossless RGB compression is supported when saving 8-bits-per-channel images, the plug-in considers all bit-depth conversions to be lossy.

Photoshop edits 10-bit and 12-bit data as 16-bit which then has to be remapped to the 10-bit or 12-bit range when saving, and converting 8-bit data to 10-bit or 12-bit will cause a loss of precision.

https://github.com/0xC0000054/avif-format

The plug-in is currently only available for Windows, but it should be possible to port it to macOS.

It uses libheif with the AOM decoder and encoder.

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Thank you so much ❤️

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Cool. looking forward to try it.

/Stig