libdeflate VS zlib

Compare libdeflate vs zlib and see what are their differences.

libdeflate

Heavily optimized library for DEFLATE/zlib/gzip compression and decompression (by ebiggers)

zlib

Cloudflare fork of zlib with massive performance improvements (by cloudflare)
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libdeflate zlib
7 3
920 636
- 0.3%
8.8 6.6
12 days ago 8 days ago
C C
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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libdeflate

Posts with mentions or reviews of libdeflate. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-08-26.

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 2022-09-14.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing libdeflate and zlib you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

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

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

zlib

fpng - Super fast C++ .PNG writer/reader

HexFiend - A fast and clever hex editor for macOS

bitter - Extract bits from a byte slice

miniz_oxide - Rust replacement for miniz

TurboBench - Compression Benchmark