KZFileWatchers VS ZipZap

Compare KZFileWatchers vs ZipZap and see what are their differences.

KZFileWatchers

A micro-framework for observing file changes, both local and remote. Helpful in building developer tools. (by krzysztofzablocki)

ZipZap

zip file I/O library for iOS, macOS and tvOS (by pixelglow)
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KZFileWatchers ZipZap
1 2
1,048 1,207
- -
0.0 0.0
7 months ago over 1 year ago
Swift Objective-C
MIT License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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KZFileWatchers

Posts with mentions or reviews of KZFileWatchers. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-21.
  • Awesome macOS Libraries List
    76 projects | dev.to | 21 Jan 2022
    KZFileWatchers - A micro-framework for observing file changes, both local and remote. Helpful in building developer tools. Language: Swift.

ZipZap

Posts with mentions or reviews of ZipZap. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-21.
  • Awesome macOS Libraries List
    76 projects | dev.to | 21 Jan 2022
    ZipZap - zip file I/O library. Language: Objective-C.
  • Python – Create large ZIP archives without memory inflation
    3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jan 2021
    Streaming zip file is going to have issues when compression ratio is not 0 for some implementations (such as ZipFileStream from Java / Android). I fixed this a few years ago for ZipZap: https://github.com/pixelglow/ZipZap/pull/155

    Particularly, the local header (per file) is written before the file content, and you cannot get accurate compressed size prior to actual compression. Central file header is at the end of the file, so there is no problem to get accurate compressed size, but some zip reader implementations (such as ZipFileStream) cannot use central file header (because it is at the end), and will use the wrong compressed size.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing KZFileWatchers and ZipZap you can also consider the following projects:

ZipArchive - ZipArchive is a simple utility class for zipping and unzipping files on iOS, macOS and tvOS.

Zip Foundation - Effortless ZIP Handling in Swift

SKQueue - Monitor changes to files and directories using kernel event notifications (kqueue) in Swift

FileProvider - FileManager replacement for Local, iCloud and Remote (WebDAV/FTP/Dropbox/OneDrive) files -- Swift

AMSMB2 - Swift framework to connect SMB2/3 shares

FileExplorer - FileExplorer is a powerful iOS file browser that allows its users to choose and remove files and/or directories

FileBrowser - Finder-style iOS file browser written in Swift

Ares - Zero-setup P2P file transfer between Macs and iOS devices

FileKit - Simple and expressive file management in Swift

AppFolder - 🗂 Never use NSSearchPathForDirectoriesInDomains again