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The naming is a bit annoying, but they are completely different kinds of thing: AVI is a container format (which can contain a variety of different codecs, e.g. mpeg-4), and AV1 is a codec (which can be put in a variety of different container formats, e.g. mp4). We don't seem to get confused between mpeg-4 and mp4, which have the same kind of similarity.



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