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Claimed by GNU Analyzed 2 days ago

gzip (GNU zip) is a compression utility designed to be a replacement for compress. Its main advantages over compress are much better compression and freedom from patented algorithms. It has been adopted by the GNU project and is now relatively popular on the Internet.

9.82K lines of code

3 current contributors

about 1 month since last commit

674 users on Open Hub

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  Analyzed about 23 hours ago

zlib is designed to be a free, general-purpose, legally unencumbered -- that is, not covered by any patents -- lossless data-compression library for use on virtually any computer hardware and operating system. The zlib data format is itself portable across platforms. Unlike the LZW compression ... [More] method used in Unix compress(1) and in the GIF image format, the compression method currently used in zlib essentially never expands the data. (LZW can double or triple the file size in extreme cases.) zlib's memory footprint is also independent of the input data and can be reduced, if necessary, at some cost in compression. [Less]

55.3K lines of code

0 current contributors

29 days since last commit

162 users on Open Hub

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Podi ZLib Data Compression Library


  Analyzed 1 day ago

ZLib 1.2.3 wrapper for Delphi language. It works on latest Delphi 2010 too.

4.08K lines of code

0 current contributors

over 14 years since last commit

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Licenses: gpl3, lgpl3, zlib_libpng



  Analyzed about 23 hours ago

A parallel implementation of gzip for modern multi-processor, multi-core machines.

6.45K lines of code

0 current contributors

6 months since last commit

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