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Zlib – a spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library
8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 24 Jan 2022
Release 2.0.0 - First stable release · zlib-ng/zlib-ng
1 project | reddit.com/r/programming | 19 Mar 2021
What are some alternatives?
ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.
zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
brotli - Brotli compression format
LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm
Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.
Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor
KArchive - Qt 5 addon providing access to numerous types of archives
LZHAM - Lossless data compression codec with LZMA-like ratios but 1.5x-8x faster decompression speed, C/C++
FiniteStateEntropy - New generation entropy codecs : Finite State Entropy and Huff0
libspng - Simple, modern libpng alternative