Is there any research as to what's the best way to compress each file type?

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  • sac

    state-of-the-art lossless audio compression

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    Free Lossless Audio Codec

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  • precomp-cpp

    Precomp, C++ version - further compress already compressed files

    Precomp http://schnaader.info/precomp.php is a program which will seek compressed parts and decompress those parts in order to compress with another algorithm. This greatly improve compression ratio with the other algorithm.

  • mcm

    MCM file compressor

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