Compare ZLib vs LZFSE and see what are their differences.


A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library. (by madler)


LZFSE compression library and command line tool (by lzfse)
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48 1
4,882 1,737
- 0.7%
8.3 0.0
8 days ago over 1 year ago
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ZLib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-11-25.


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

We haven't tracked posts mentioning LZFSE yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ZLib and LZFSE you can also consider the following projects:

zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

Onion - C library to create simple HTTP servers and Web Applications.

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

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

brotli - Brotli compression format

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

libarchive - Multi-format archive and compression library

OpenSSL - TLS/SSL and crypto library