LZ4 VS brotli

Compare LZ4 vs brotli and see what are their differences.

LZ4

Extremely Fast Compression algorithm (by lz4)

brotli

Brotli compression format (by google)
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LZ4 brotli
10 15
7,123 11,084
3.3% 1.2%
7.8 4.3
4 days ago 3 days ago
C C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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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.

brotli

Posts with mentions or reviews of brotli. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-18.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing LZ4 and brotli you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool

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

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

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