Libjpeg-Turbo 1.5 Released With More Performance Optimizations
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 7 June 2016 at 05:32 PM EDT. 3 Comments
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Version 1.5 of the libjpeg-turbo JPEG library is now available with more performance optimizations.

Libjpeg-turbo 1.5 now embeds build/version information into the global string table of the API libraries, adds full SIMD acceleration for PowerPC platforms such as the AltiVec VMX, MIPS improvements, SIMD acceleration for Huffman encoding on SSE2-capable x86/x86_64 systems, ARM 64-bit NEON SIMD implementations for common algorithms, full SIMD acceleration of Huffman encoding for NEON-capable ARM 32-bit and 64-bit platforms, optimized ARMv8 NEON SIMD decompression routines, and many bug fixes.

More details on libjpeg-turbo 1.5 can be found via the release announcement. More details on the early changes to the 1.5 cycle can be found via the beta release page.
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