Minizip-ng VS LZ4

Compare Minizip-ng vs LZ4 and see what are their differences.

Minizip-ng

Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution. (by nmoinvaz)

LZ4

Extremely Fast Compression algorithm (by lz4)
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Minizip-ng LZ4
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1,208 9,458
2.9% 1.5%
8.2 9.5
18 days ago 6 days ago
C C
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Minizip-ng

Posts with mentions or reviews of Minizip-ng. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

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 2023-03-21.
  • LZ4 v1.10.0 – Multicores Edition
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 22 Jul 2024
  • Number sizes for LZ77 compression
    1 project | /r/compression | 30 Apr 2023
    LZ4 is a bit more complicated, but seems faster: https://github.com/lz4/lz4/blob/dev/doc/lz4_Block_format.md
  • Rsyncing 20TB locally
    2 projects | /r/zfs | 21 Mar 2023
    According to these https://github.com/lz4/lz4 values you need around ten (10) quite modern cores in parallel to accomplish around 8GB/s.
  • An Intro to Data Compression
    1 project | dev.to | 17 Feb 2023
    The popular NoSQL database Cassandra utilizes a compression algorithm called LZ4 to reduce the footprint of data at rest. LZ4 is characterized by very fast compression speed at the cost of a higher compression ratio. This is a design choice that allows Cassandra to maintain high write throughput while also benefiting from compression in some capacity.
  • Micron Unveils 24GB and 48GB DDR5 Memory Modules | AMD EXPO and Intel XMP 3.0 compatible
    1 project | /r/gadgets | 21 Jan 2023
    Yeah, sure, when you have monster core counts. on regular systems, not so much, here's from their own github page. it achieves, eh, 5GB/s on memory to memory transfers, i.e. best case scenario. so, uh, no? i'm not even sure it's any better than the CPU decompressor one Nvidia used.
  • Cerbios Xbox Bios V2.2.0 BETA Released (1.0 - 1.6)
    2 projects | /r/originalxbox | 31 Dec 2022
  • zstd
    8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 Dec 2022
    > The downside of lz4 is that it can’t be configured to run at higher & slower compression ratios.

    lz4 has some level of configurability? https://github.com/lz4/lz4/blob/v1.9.4/lib/lz4frame.h#L194

    There's also LZ4_HC.

  • Best archival/compression format for whole hard drives
    1 project | /r/DataHoarder | 7 Dec 2022
    Since nobody mentioned it, I'll add lz4 (https://github.com/lz4/lz4).
  • I'm new to this
    2 projects | /r/androidroot | 28 Nov 2022
    Get your bootloader unlocked via Download mode and then obtain your stock firmware, preferably for your current region https://samfw.com (Download mode: CARRIER_CODE). Get the boot image from AP with 7zip, unpack from LZ4 with https://github.com/lz4/lz4/releases (drag and drop), patch with Magisk https://github.com/topjohnwu/magisk/releases/latest, grab the new image, name it "boot.img" and pack it into a .tar with 7zip and flash to AP with odin https://odindownload.com
  • An efficient image format for SDL
    4 projects | /r/gamedev | 28 Sep 2022
    After some investigations and experiments, I found out that it was the PNG compression (well, decompression I should say) that took a while. So I've made some experiments using the LZ4 compression library, which is focused on decompression speed, and it turned out to be an excellent solution!

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Minizip-ng and LZ4 you can also consider the following projects:

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

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

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

brotli - Brotli compression format

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

smaz - Small strings compression library

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

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