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Silly Lossy Text Compression Idea
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 21 May 2022
Sounds similar to: https://github.com/Cyan4973/FiniteStateEntropy
> The modern data compression is mainly based on two approaches to entropy coding: Huffman (HC) and arithmetic/range coding (AC). The former is much faster, but approximates probabilities with powers of 2, usually leading to relatively low compression rates. The latter uses nearly exact probabilities - easily approaching theoretical compression rate limit (Shannon entropy), but at cost of much larger computational cost.
80 projects | dev.to | 27 Feb 2021
FiniteStateEntropy - Two highly efficient compression codecs optimized for modern CPUs. BSD-2-Clause
What are some alternatives?
Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor
zlib-ng - zlib replacement with optimizations for "next generation" systems.
zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
PhysicsFS - PhysFS++ is a C++ wrapper for the PhysicsFS library.
brotli - Brotli compression format
LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool
LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm
LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases
Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.