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Rav1e 0.2 Rust AV1 Encoder Released With 40~70% Improvements Over Previous Release
Since the rav1e 0.1 release in early November there has been various optimizations like more Assembly optimizations and forward-transform SIMD. That has now culminated with the release of rav1e 0.2 as the newest official release and succeeding the recent weekly-ish snapshots.
Rav1e 0.2 ends up delivering 40~70% better overall performance, fixing various issues, improved documentation, and other changes as outlined at GitHub.
The Rav1e 0.2 release is now available via the Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org, but when running some quick tests on random systems, the performance still has a ways to go especially with multi-threading: