smaz VS Snappy

Compare smaz vs Snappy and see what are their differences.

smaz

Small strings compression library (by antirez)

Snappy

A fast compressor/decompressor (by google)
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smaz Snappy
3 5
1,131 5,976
- 0.6%
0.0 2.6
over 4 years ago 7 days ago
C C++
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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smaz

Posts with mentions or reviews of smaz. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-13.
  • Advanced MessagePack capabilities
    4 projects | dev.to | 13 Oct 2021
    Choose the data compression algorithm based on the specifics of your data. For example, if you are working with lots of short strings, take a look at [*SMAZ](https://github.com/antirez/smaz).*
  • C Deep
    80 projects | dev.to | 27 Feb 2021
    smaz - Efficient string compression library. BSD-3-Clause

Snappy

Posts with mentions or reviews of Snappy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-14.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing smaz and Snappy you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

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

tiny_jpeg.h - Single header lib for JPEG encoding. Public domain. C99. stb style.

LZMAT - git mirror of LZMAT (http://www.matcode.com/lzmat.htm)

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FiniteStateEntropy - New generation entropy codecs : Finite State Entropy and Huff0