Lizard (formerly LZ5) is an efficient compressor with very fast decompression. It achieves compression ratio that is comparable to zip/zlib and zstd/brotli (at low and medium compression levels) at decompression speed of 1000 MB/s and faster. (by inikep)

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inikep/lizard is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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