SVT-AV1 0.5 Released As Intel's Speedy AV1 Video Encoder
SVT-AV1 0.5 is easily one of the fastest AV1 CPU-based video encoders and has been performing excellent in our tests, including continued daily benchmarks of it in keeping track of its performance.
This open-source AV1 video encoder as of the v0.5 release supports 8/10-bit 4:2:0 encoding up to 4k60p resolutions, various presets, FFmpeg and GStreamer plug-in support, rate control support, various filters, tiling, 4/5 layer prediction structures, multi-reference picture support, and other features.
SVT-AV1 0.5 was tagged a short time ago on GitHub. With SVT-AV1 0.5 also marks the first time the Intel developers have put out official Windows binaries for those not wanting to build this encoder from source.