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System Name: lzip
Name: Lzip
Group Type: non-GNU software and documentation

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Lzip is a lossless data compressor with a user interface similar to the one of gzip or bzip2. Lzip can compress about as fast as gzip (lzip -0), or compress most files more than bzip2 (lzip -9). Decompression speed is intermediate between gzip and bzip2. Lzip is better than gzip and bzip2 from a data recovery perspective.

The lzip file format is designed for data sharing and long-term archiving, taking into account both data integrity and decoder availability.

The lzlib compression library provides in-memory LZMA compression and decompression functions, including integrity checking of the decompressed data.

The lzip family also includes a multi-threaded compressor (plzip), a data recovery tool (lziprecover), a C version (clzip), a small decompressor (lunzip), and an educational decompressor (lzd).

Registration Date: Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:09:35 AM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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