zlib-ng VS zlib

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


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


Compression and decompression in the gzip and zlib formats (by haskell)
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zlib-ng zlib
3 1
1,072 32
3.4% -
9.6 6.5
8 days ago 22 days ago
C Haskell
zlib License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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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.


Posts with mentions or reviews of zlib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

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

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

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

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).

binary-serialise-cbor - Binary serialisation in the CBOR format

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

json-encoder - A single-pass JSON encoder with a declarative DSL

KArchive - Qt 5 addon providing access to numerous types of archives

LZHAM - Lossless data compression codec with LZMA-like ratios but 1.5x-8x faster decompression speed, C/C++

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