Why is Zip preferred on Mac while RAR seems like the favorite on Windows?

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  • LZFSE

    LZFSE compression library and command line tool

    I'm not entirely correct, though. Because Unarchiver likely uses this compression algorithm by calling directly into the API. And there is an open-source implementation for it: lzfse/lzfse.

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