Everything you need to know about AV1 encoding (as a noob)

Key features you need to know Waaaay better compression than JPEG and WEBP (Google’s 10+ years old codec) Royalty-free -> anyone can use, implement, redistribute without paying any fee -> more adoption High browser adoption (~74% according to caniuse) Support for alpha channel and animation (Chrome 91+ only at the time of writing), replacing +35 years old GIF format and WEBP Installations Getting the binaries My favorite and also the recommended method is to get the pre-build binaries directly from the source-code repository (or the official website):...

October 27, 2022 · 2 min · 392 words · Me