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Using the AVIF Next-Generation Image Format on your Sites for Faster Loading Images

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Netflix has an amazing track record of pushing for technology changes that help the web and open-source projects. One of the more recent development pushes has been by Netflix is the AVIF next-generation image format. The AVIF image format is meant as a replacement for the JPEG image format but with better compression results. The…

Hey Sebastian, thanks for the informative article!
I just wanted to let you know that I created a batch converter for avif files:
It’s completely free to use. The conversion is client-sided, so there is no uploading at all, for privacy reasons.
Feel free to add it to your article if you feel like it’s a great addition. :slight_smile:

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Thanks for the info Justin.

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If using Polish in Cloudflare it now includes AVIF image format as well.

If using the ShortPixel CDN in the Autoptimize plugin image tab settings the AVIF image format is also supported.

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