zlib-ng VS brotli

Compare zlib-ng vs brotli and see what are their differences.

zlib-ng

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

brotli

Brotli compression format (by google)
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zlib-ng brotli
3 15
1,072 11,073
3.4% 1.1%
9.6 4.4
4 days ago 6 days ago
C C
zlib License MIT License
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zlib-ng

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

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 zlib-ng and brotli you can also consider the following projects:

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.

brotlicffi - Python bindings to the Brotli compression library

uzlib - Radically unbloated DEFLATE/zlib/gzip compression/decompression library. Can decompress any gzip/zlib data, and offers simplified compressor which produces gzip-compatible output, while requiring much less resources (and providing less compression ratio of course).