LZMA VS ZLib

Compare LZMA vs ZLib and see what are their differences.

LZMA

(Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases (by jljusten)

ZLib

A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library. (by madler)
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LZMA ZLib
2 25
30 3,541
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0.0 5.6
over 3 years ago 6 days ago
C++ C
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LZMA

Posts with mentions or reviews of LZMA. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-04.

ZLib

Posts with mentions or reviews of ZLib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing LZMA and ZLib you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

zlib-ng - zlib replacement with optimizations for "next generation" systems.

OpenSSL - TLS/SSL and crypto library

LZHAM - Lossless data compression codec with LZMA-like ratios but 1.5x-8x faster decompression speed, C/C++