SVT-AV1 and Libaom Tune for PSNR by Default – Streaming Learning Center

As of June 22, 2022, libaom-AV1 and SVT-AV1 tune for PSNR by default, and libaom-AV1 doesn’t appear to have a mode that optimizes actual video quality. Be sure to verify and consider this when comparing the codecs to others.

Source: SVT-AV1 and Libaom Tune for PSNR by Default – Streaming Learning Center