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20 Compression libraries and projects

  • brotli

    9.2 8.5 F C
    Brotli compression format
  • zstd

    9.2 9.8 F C
    Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
  • LZ4

    8.3 9.3 F C
    Extremely Fast Compression algorithm. [BSD]
  • Snappy

    8.2 5.1 F C++
    A fast compressor/decompressor. [BSD]
  • ZLib

    7.7 7.7 F C
    A very compact compression library for data streams. [zlib]
  • LZFSE

    7.4 5.2 F C
    LZFSE compression library and command line tool. Developed by Apple.
  • FiniteStateEntropy

    5.9 6.7 F C
    New generation entropy codecs : Finite State Entropy and Huff0.
  • smaz

    5.7 0.0 C C
    Small strings compression library. [BSD]
  • LZHAM

    5.1 0.0 F C++
    Lossless data compression library with a compression ratio similar to LZMA but with much faster decompression. [BSD]
  • Minizip

    4.7 7.4 F C
    Zlib with latest bug fixes that supports PKWARE disk spanning, AES encryption, and IO buffering. [zlib]
  • zlib-ng

    4.7 8.1 D C
    zlib for the "next generation" systems. Drop-In replacement with some serious optimizations. [zlib]
  • tiny_jpeg.h

    2.5 0.0 F C
    Single header lib for JPEG encoding. Public domain.
  • miniz

    2.3 0.0
    Single C source file Deflate/Inflate compression library with zlib-compatible API, ZIP archive reading/writing, PNG writing. [Unlicense]
  • PhysicsFS

    2.2 0.0 A C++
    A library to provide abstract access to various archives. It is intended for use in video games, and the design was somewhat inspired by Quake 3's file subsystem. [zlib]
  • LZMA

    1.7 0.0 F C++
    The default and general compression method of 7z format. [PublicDomain]
  • doboz

    1.4 -
    Compression library with very fast decompression. [zlib]
  • LZMAT

    1.4 0.0 F C
    An extremely fast real-time lossless data compression library. [GPL]
  • KArchive

    1.4 6.9 F C++
    A library for creating, reading, writing and manipulating file archives like zip and tar. It also provides transparent compression and decompression of data, using formats like gzip, via a subclass of QIODevice. [LGPL]
  • ZZIPlib

    - -
    Provides read access on ZIP-archives. [MPL/LGPL]
  • bzip2

    - -
    A freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. [BSD]

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