LZ4 VS 7-Zip-zstd

Compare LZ4 vs 7-Zip-zstd and see what are their differences.

LZ4

Extremely Fast Compression algorithm (by lz4)

7-Zip-zstd

7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard (by mcmilk)
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LZ4 7-Zip-zstd
11 17
7,213 2,537
2.6% -
7.8 3.5
6 days ago 3 months ago
C C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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LZ4

Posts with mentions or reviews of LZ4. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-10.

7-Zip-zstd

Posts with mentions or reviews of 7-Zip-zstd. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-15.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing LZ4 and 7-Zip-zstd you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

p7zip - A new p7zip fork with additional codecs and improvements (forked from https://sourceforge.net/projects/p7zip/).

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool

squashfs-tools-ng - A new set of tools and libraries for working with SquashFS images

zfs - OpenZFS on Linux and FreeBSD

7z - Because 7-zip source code was in a 7z archive [mirror]

RocksDB - A library that provides an embeddable, persistent key-value store for fast storage.