zlib-ng VS LZ4

Compare zlib-ng vs LZ4 and see what are their differences.

zlib-ng

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

LZ4

Extremely Fast Compression algorithm (by lz4)
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zlib-ng LZ4
3 10
1,072 7,110
3.4% 3.1%
9.6 7.9
4 days ago 8 days ago
C C
zlib License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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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.

LZ4

Posts with mentions or reviews of LZ4. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing zlib-ng and LZ4 you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool

RocksDB - A library that provides an embeddable, persistent key-value store for fast storage.

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

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