LZMA VS zstd

Compare LZMA vs zstd and see what are their differences.

LZMA

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

zstd

Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm (by facebook)
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LZMA zstd
2 99
40 21,734
- 1.3%
0.0 9.3
over 5 years ago 6 days ago
C++ C
- GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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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.
  • Searching Compressed Space
    2 projects | /r/learnpython | 4 May 2021
    And that links to https://www.7-zip.org/sdk.html , in the download there see the DOC folder for documentation? I really can't figure out how that somehow 'sends you back to python's lzma'...

zstd

Posts with mentions or reviews of zstd. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-17.

What are some alternatives?

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

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

7-Zip-zstd - 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

brotli - Brotli compression format

haproxy - HAProxy Load Balancer's development branch (mirror of git.haproxy.org)

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool

zlib - Cloudflare fork of zlib with massive performance improvements

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