AVIF (AV1 image format) compression format is an image encoding format using AV1 intra-frame encoding and is the latest picture compression format. AV1 is a standard developed by members of the Open Media Alliance (AOMedia). Founded in 2015, AOM (Alliance for Open Media) is a non-profit organization that develops open video coding with the goal of developing a patent-free video coding format. AOM officially released its first open-source, royalty-free video encoding format AV1 in 2019. As the next-generation standard of VP9, AV1 aims to solve the expensive patent fees and complex patent licensing issues of H.265, and to become a new generation of leading royalty-free coding standards. AVIF also provides an open source, royalty-free, graphics compression format with higher compression capability and better picture detail retention - AVIF.