FlatBuffers alternatives and similar libraries
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protobuf10.0 9.9 L1 FlatBuffers VS protobufProtocol Buffers - Google's data interchange format
cereal7.9 0.0 L2 FlatBuffers VS cerealA C++11 library for serialization
MessagePack7.8 0.0 L1 FlatBuffers VS MessagePackMessagePack implementation for C and C++ / msgpack.org[C/C++]
Magic Enum C++7.7 7.1 FlatBuffers VS Magic Enum C++Static reflection for enums (to string, from string, iteration) for modern C++, work with any enum type without any macro or boilerplate code
SimpleBinaryEncoding7.6 7.3 L1 FlatBuffers VS SimpleBinaryEncodingSimple Binary Encoding (SBE) - High Performance Message Codec
protobuf-c7.5 0.0 L2 FlatBuffers VS protobuf-cProtocol Buffers implementation in C
Bond7.4 0.0 L3 FlatBuffers VS BondBond is a cross-platform framework for working with schematized data. It supports cross-language de/serialization and powerful generic mechanisms for efficiently manipulating data. Bond is broadly used at Microsoft in high scale services.
Nameof C++6.2 7.0 FlatBuffers VS Nameof C++Nameof operator for modern C++, simply obtain the name of a variable, type, function, macro, and enum
Simple C++ Serialization & Reflection.Cista is a simple, high-performance, zero-copy C++ serialization & reflection library.
Bitsery4.9 0.0 FlatBuffers VS BitseryYour binary serialization library
The IOD Library4.7 0.0 L2 FlatBuffers VS The IOD LibraryMeta programming utilities for C++14. Merged in matt-42/lithium
smf4.6 0.0 FlatBuffers VS smfFastest RPC in the west
cppcodec4.3 0.0 L2 FlatBuffers VS cppcodecHeader-only C++11 library to encode/decode base64, base64url, base32, base32hex and hex (a.k.a. base16) as specified in RFC 4648, plus Crockford's base32. MIT licensed with consistent, flexible API.
protozero4.1 0.0 L2 FlatBuffers VS protozeroMinimalist protocol buffer decoder and encoder in C++
Boost.Serialization3.5 0.0 L3 FlatBuffers VS Boost.SerializationBoost.org serialization module
config-loader2.8 0.0 FlatBuffers VS config-loaderSimple C++ Config Loader Framework(Serialization & Reflection)
LeapSerial2.5 0.0 L4 FlatBuffers VS LeapSerialThe Leap Motion cross-format, cross-platform declarative serialization library
cppbor1.3 0.0 FlatBuffers VS cppborAn implementation of cbor using C++ 17 variants
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FlatBuffers is a cross platform serialization library architected for maximum memory efficiency. It allows you to directly access serialized data without parsing/unpacking it first, while still having great forwards/backwards compatibility.
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Supported operating systems
- MacOS X
- And any others with a recent C++ compiler.
Supported programming languages
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