Popularity
8.2
Growing
Activity
9.3
Growing
1,891
154
344


Code Quality Rank: L2
Programming language: C

LZ4 Recommendations

There are no recommendations yet. Be the first to promote LZ4!

Have you used LZ4? Share your experience. Write a short recommendation and LZ4, you and your project will be promoted on Awesome C++.
Recommend LZ4

LZ4 alternatives and related libraries

Based on the "Compression" category

  • brotli

    9.2 8.4 L2 LZ4 VS brotli
    Brotli compression format
  • zstd

    9.2 9.8 L2 LZ4 VS zstd
    Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
  • Snappy

    8.2 4.8 L2 LZ4 VS Snappy
    A fast compressor/decompressor. [BSD]
  • ZLib

    7.7 7.5 L2 LZ4 VS ZLib
    A very compact compression library for data streams. [zlib]
  • LZFSE

    7.4 4.6 L2 LZ4 VS LZFSE
    LZFSE compression library and command line tool. Developed by Apple.
  • FiniteStateEntropy

    New generation entropy codecs : Finite State Entropy and Huff0.
  • smaz

    5.7 0.0 L4 LZ4 VS smaz
    Small strings compression library. [BSD]
  • LZHAM

    5.1 0.0 L1 LZ4 VS LZHAM
    Lossless data compression library with a compression ratio similar to LZMA but with much faster decompression. [BSD]
  • Minizip

    4.8 8.2 L2 LZ4 VS Minizip
    Zlib with latest bug fixes that supports PKWARE disk spanning, AES encryption, and IO buffering. [zlib]
  • zlib-ng

    4.7 8.0 L3 LZ4 VS zlib-ng
    zlib for the "next generation" systems. Drop-In replacement with some serious optimizations. [zlib]
  • tiny_jpeg.h

    Single header lib for JPEG encoding. Public domain.
  • miniz

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

    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

    1.8 0.0 L1 LZ4 VS LZMA
    The default and general compression method of 7z format. [PublicDomain]
  • doboz

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

    1.4 0.0 L2 LZ4 VS LZMAT
    An extremely fast real-time lossless data compression library. [GPL]
  • KArchive

    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]

Do you think we are missing an alternative of LZ4 or a related project?

Add another 'Compression' Library

LZ4 Tags