VideoLAN, a project and a non-profit organization.


dav1d is a new AV1 cross-platform decoder, open-source, and focused on speed, size and correctness.


dav1d is a new open-source AV1 decoder developed by the VideoLAN and FFmpeg communities and sponsored by the Alliance for Open Media.


dav1d aims to be

Technical details


You can contribute to dav1d by writing C or ASM, additionally app integration and testing is wanted.

To contribute, check out the contribution document.

Most of the development discussion happens on IRC, in the #dav1d channel on Libera Chat.

The Code

The code can be found on the VideoLAN Gitlab:

git clone


The source code tarball can be found on our ftp: dav1d tarballs.