libdeflate VS zstd

Compare libdeflate vs zstd and see what are their differences.

libdeflate

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

zstd

Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm (by facebook)
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libdeflate zstd
7 105
920 22,293
- 1.9%
8.8 9.6
12 days ago 6 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.

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 2024-04-01.

What are some alternatives?

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

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

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

zlib - Cloudflare fork of zlib with massive performance improvements

zfs - OpenZFS on Linux and FreeBSD

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