Snappy VS ZLib

Compare Snappy vs ZLib and see what are their differences.

Snappy

A fast compressor/decompressor (by google)

ZLib

A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library. (by madler)
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Snappy ZLib
2 24
5,203 3,541
1.1% -
4.4 5.6
8 days ago 3 days ago
C++ C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later -
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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.

ZLib

Posts with mentions or reviews of ZLib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-28.

What are some alternatives?

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

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

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.

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

OpenSSL - TLS/SSL and crypto library

zlib-ng - zlib replacement with optimizations for "next generation" systems. [Moved to: https://github.com/zlib-ng/zlib-ng]