Snappy VS zstd

Compare Snappy vs zstd and see what are their differences.

Snappy

A fast compressor/decompressor (by google)

zstd

Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm (by facebook)
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Snappy zstd
5 99
5,928 21,734
0.8% 1.3%
0.0 9.3
about 1 month ago 6 days ago
C++ C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later 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 2022-11-14.

zstd

Posts with mentions or reviews of zstd. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-17.

What are some alternatives?

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

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

7-Zip-zstd - 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard

brotli - Brotli compression format

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

haproxy - HAProxy Load Balancer's development branch (mirror of git.haproxy.org)

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool

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

zlib - Cloudflare fork of zlib with massive performance improvements