Microsoft quietly added a major feature to its new Photos app on Windows 11. The software now supports the WebP image format, which is said to more efficient that older, more common formats.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
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Mozilla has released Firefox 113, delivering a massive feature-packed update to all users. A better PiP, improved search bar and password manager, revamped accessibility engine, and many more.
The AV1 codec was released back in 2018 and even today, the technology is slowly being adopted. Over five years later, AOMedia has now started to add experimental support for the succeeding AV2.
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Microsoft is working on AVIF support on Edge Canary. This means the browser will finally receive support for AVIF images, something which has worked on Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari for a while.
Linux Mint 21.2 will be released at the end of June carrying the codename "Victoria", the project's head has said today. Some upcoming features were also shown off, read on to find out more.
Apple's release of iOS 16 also contains a new version of Safari which features support for AVIF images. Chrome and Firefox already support AVIF, which leaves mainly Microsoft Edge as the odd one out.
Google Chrome 103 will be rolling out later today. This is a significant release that features a re-implementation of Chrome's pre-rendering method to improve speed, along with access to local fonts.
Mozilla has released Firefox 93 with AVIF image support, SmartBlock 3.0, warnings against insecure downloads and performance improvements. Your installation should automatically update to Firefox 93.
Vimeo has announced support for AVIF images which offer comparable quality while lowering file size. This will improve page load times and bandwidth consumption on browsers which support it.
Cloudflare has added support for the AVIF image format to its Image Resizing service. AVIF is only supported by Opera and Chrome right now but brings big improvements to image compression.