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  • 1.0.0 protected
    99172b11 · 1.0.0 ·
    dav1d 1.0.0 'Peregrine falcon'
    
    1.0.0 is a major release of dav1d, adding important features and bug fixes.
    
    It notably changes, in an important way, the way threading works, by adding
    an automatic thread management. It also continues the relentless work on
    optimizations.
    
    1.0.0 is here, it's great, fast and lean. Great job the team \o/
    
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  • 0.9.2 protected
    Release 0.9.2
    dav1d 0.9.2 'Golden Eargle' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    0.9.2 is a small update of dav1d on the 0.9.x branch, focusing on
    numerous small optimizations for SSSE3, AVX2 and NEON in high bitdepth.
  • 0.9.1 protected
    7ee2501b · Final news for 0.9.1 ·
    Release 0.9.1
    dav1d 0.9.0 'Golden Eargle' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    0.9.1 is a middle-sized version of dav1d, adding notably 10b acceleration on SSSE3 CPUs.
    
    It also adds more NEON optimizations for film grain and a few other
    small fixes.
  • 0.9.0 protected
    Release 0.9.0
    dav1d 0.9.0 'Golden Eargle' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    0.9.0 is a major version of dav1d, adding notably 10b acceleration on x86-64.
    
    This release adds acceleration in SIMD for most functions in 10b and 12b.
    The SIMD written is for AVX2 chips, running in 64b.
    
    This release continues the ARM optimizations, with FilmGrain implemented
    for ARM64 processors.
  • 0.8.2 protected
    Release 0.8.2
    dav1d 0.8.2 'Eurasian hobby' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    This is a middle-size update of the dav1d decoder, from the 0.8.x branch.
    
    This release adds most of the remaining NEON optimizations for ARM,
    especially for 10/12bit bitdepth, in both ARM32 and ARM64.
    
    This release also split the post-filters into their own threads.
    
    This release speeds up quite a bit the desktop version, notably in the
    coefficient decoding and the MSAC parts. It also introduces the first
    10bit optimizations for x86.
    
    Finally, this release improves the speed in numerous parts of the
    decoder, improves the player shipped and brings other fixes.
  • 0.8.1 protected
    6ed5fafb · Update NEWS for 0.8.1 ·
    Release 0.8.1
    dav1d 0.8.1 'Eurasian hobby' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    This is a minor update of the dav1d decoder, from the 0.8.x branch.
    
    This releases fixes a regression in the buffer reference handling
    introduced by the buffer pool added in 0.8.0. dav1d_close() invalidated
    all buffer references.
    It also contains further ARM32 high bit depth SIMD optimizations, x86 wiener
    filter optimizations and fixes a couple of minor issues.
  • 0.8.0 protected
    2ca1bfc3 · Update NEWS for 0.8.0 ·
    Release 0.8.0
    dav1d 0.8.0 'Eurasian hobby' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    This is a major update of the dav1d, the fast and lean AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Eurasian hobby'.
    
    This release improves, once again, the speed on all platforms.
    
    On the desktop platforms, it improves the performance (up to 10%)
    by doing less allocations and adding more optimizations for AVX2 and SSE.
    
    On the ARM platforms, this release brings numerous improvements for ARM32
    and notably optimizes most of the 10/12bit bitdepth filters.
  • 0.7.1 protected
    e9df70c4 · Update NEWS for 0.7.1 ·
    Release 0.7.1
    dav1d 0.7.1 'Frigatebird' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    This is a minor update of the dav1d decoder, from the 0.7.x branch.
    
    This release increases the speed of decoding on ARM32 by up to 28%,
    adds some SSE2 optimizations, some AVX2 for MC scaled
    and fixes a couple of minor issues.
  • 0.7.0 protected
    Release 0.7.0
    dav1d 0.7.0 'Frigatebird' the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    This is a major update of the dav1d, the fast and lean AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Frigatebird'.
    
    This release improves, once again, the speed on all platforms.
    
    A rewrite of refmv made an important speed boost on x86 while reducing
    RAM usage. It should improve the speed on every platform.
    
    A large number of assembly optimizations went for ARM64 for 8/10/12bit,
    a few for x86, notably for film grain and AVX-512 optimizations for CDEF.
  • 0.6.0 protected
    efd9e551 · Update NEWS for 0.6.0 ·
    Release 0.6.0
    dav1d 0.6.0 'Gyrfalcon', the fast and lean AV1 decoder
    
    This is a major update of the dav1d, the fast and lean AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Gyrfalcon'.
    
    0.6.0 brings major improvements in 10/12bit decoding on ARMv8 CPUs,
    up to 2.5 times faster than 0.5.2.
    It also brings new AVX-512, AVX2 and SSSE3 optimizations and improves
    the existing optimizations on all platforms.
    Finally, it also fixes some decoder mismatches and minor crashes.
  • 0.5.2 protected
    39667c75 · Update NEWS ·
    Release 0.5.2
    dav1d 0.5.2 'Asiatic Cheetah', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is a minor update of the 0.5.x version of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Asiatic Cheetah'.
    It supports all the AV1 features and all bitdepths.
    
    0.5.2 brings improvements in speed for ARMv7 CPUs (a few % speedup), on
    top of the already big speedups of 0.5.1. It should also improve the
    speed for large videos on all platforms.
    
    It also fixes minor issues, brings stability and introduces an OBU demuxer.
  • 0.5.1 protected
    Release 0.5.1
    dav1d 0.5.1 'Asiatic Cheetah', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is a minor update of the 0.5.0 version of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Asiatic Cheetah'.
    
    It supports all the AV1 features and all bitdepths.
    
    0.5.1 brings improvements in speed for SSE2 CPUs (up to 50% speedup), and
    ARMv7 CPUs (up to 41% speedup).
    It also fixes minor issues and minor speed improvements for other
    architectures.
  • 0.5.0 protected
    Release 0.5.0
    dav1d 0.5.0 'Asiatic Cheetah', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the fifth major release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Asiatic Cheetah'.
    It supports all the AV1 features and all bitdepths.
    
    0.5.0 brings large improvements in speed on SSSE3 CPU (up to 40% speedup),
    new speed improvements on AVX-2 (for 4-7%) and ARM64 (up to 10%) and ARM32.
    It introduces some VSX, SSE2 and SSE4 optimizations.
    
    0.5.0 fixes some minor issues, can export ITU T.35 metadata and improves
    the player example.
  • 0.4.0 protected
    5f63e531 · dav1d 0.4.0 ·
    Release 0.4.0
    dav1d 0.4.0 'Cheetah', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the fourth major release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Cheetah'.
    It supports all the AV1 features and all bitdepths.
    
    0.4.0 brings large improvements in speed on ARM64 (up to 25% speedup) and minor
    improvements on SSE and ARM. It also improves the RAM usage quite significantly,
    sometimes more than halving the RAM used.
  • 0.3.1 protected
    Release 0.3.1
    dav1d 0.3.1 'Sailfish', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is a small bugfix release fixing a decoding issue on SSSE3 CPU,
    when frame-threading is activated.
    
    It also reduces the binary size and gives more optimizations for SSSE3
    and ARM CPUs.
  • 0.3.0 protected
    de2059a1 · Release 0.3.0 ·
    Release 0.3.0
    dav1d 0.3.0 'Sailfish', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the third major release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Sailfish'.
    
    It supports all the AV1 features and all bitdepths.
    0.3.0 brings large improvements in speed on ARM64 (15% speedup) and SSSE3
    (more than 12% fps increase) and even manages to gain around 5% on the already
    fast AVX-2 implementation.
  • 0.2.2 protected
    1f7a7e8a · Update NEWS for 0.2.2 ·
    Release 0.2.2
    dav1d 0.2.2 'Antelope', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the fourth release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Antelope'.
    It supports all the AV1 features and all bitdepths.
    
    0.2.2 brings large improvements in speed on ARM64 and SSE3 (more than
    10% speed increase) and even manages to gain around 5% on the already
    fast AVX-2 implementation.
  • 0.2.1 protected
    Release 0.2.1
    dav1d 0.2.1 'Antelope', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the second release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Antelope'.
    
    It still supports all AV1 features and all bitdepths, from 8 to 12bits,
    and decodes more samples than before.
    
    While still being the fastest decoder on AVX-2 CPUs, dav1d is now also
    faster on ARM, ARM64 and SSSE3 CPUs in normal loads.
    0.2.x is around 2x/2.5x faster on SSSE3 and achieves 1080p at 80fps
    on an iPhone XS
    
    0.2.1 is a small bugfix release above 0.2.0 to fix build issues, and
    increase a bit the speed of SSSE3
  • 0.2.0 protected
    Release 0.2.0
    dav1d 0.2.0 'Antelope', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the second release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Antelope'.
    It still supports all AV1 features and all bitdepths, from 8 to 12bits,
    and decodes more samples than before.
    While still being the fastest decoder on AVX-2 CPUs, dav1d is now also
    faster on ARM, ARM64 and SSSE3 CPUs in normal loads.
    
    0.2.0 is around 2x/2.5x faster on SSSE3 and achieves 1080p at 80fps
    on an iPhone XS
  • 0.1.0 protected
    a6b903fb · Update NEWS ·
    Release 0.1.0
    dav1d 0.1.0 'Gazelle', the fast and small AV1 decoder
    
    This is the first release of dav1d, the fast and small AV1 decoder,
    codename 'Gazelle'.
    
    It supports all AV1 features and all bitdepths, from 8 to 12bits.
    It is very fast compared to other AV1 decoders on AVX-2 processors.
    
    It has already SSSE3 and NEON code for other processors, and will get a
    lot more of those optimizations in the future.