HandBrake video transcoder adds official AV1 codec support in latest release

Hardware and software support for the royalty-free AV1 video codec has been steadily building over the last couple years. Hardware-accelerated encoding and decoding is becoming standard in more GPUs, phone SoCs, and other hardware, while streaming video services like YouTube and Netflix have begun serving AV1-encoded video to devices that support it.

Nvidia and AMD’s AV1 encoders aren’t yet supported, but it probably won’t be long.

Source: HandBrake video transcoder adds official AV1 codec support in latest release

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