zlib-ng VS Snappy

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

zlib-ng

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

Snappy

A fast compressor/decompressor (by google)
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zlib-ng Snappy
3 2
1,072 5,203
3.4% 1.2%
9.6 4.4
4 days ago 9 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.

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.

What are some alternatives?

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

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

brotli - Brotli compression format

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

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).

xxHash - Extremely fast non-cryptographic hash algorithm