Snappy VS brotli

Compare Snappy vs brotli and see what are their differences.

Snappy

A fast compressor/decompressor (by google)

brotli

Brotli compression format (by google)
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Snappy brotli
2 15
5,203 11,073
1.1% 0.9%
4.4 4.4
8 days ago 6 days ago
C++ C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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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 2021-07-29.

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 Snappy and brotli you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

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

brotlicffi - Python bindings to the Brotli compression library

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool