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zlib is a free software library that implements the DEFLATE compression algorithm used in the gzip file compression program. It is used in hundreds of applications because the code is portable, has a relatively small memory footprint and the decompression causes only moderate CPU load.
zlib is a free software library that implements the [[DEFLATE]] compression algorithm used in the gzip file compression program. It is used in hundreds of applications because the code is portable, has a relatively small memory footprint and the decompression causes only moderate CPU load.
 
==RFCs==
* [http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1950.txt RFC1950] ZLIB Compressed Data Format Specification version 3.3
* [http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1951.txt RFC1951] DEFLATE Compressed Data Format Specification version 1.3
* [http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1950.txt RFC1952] GZIP file format specification version 4.3


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Latest revision as of 09:52, 17 February 2009

zlib is a free software library that implements the DEFLATE compression algorithm used in the gzip file compression program. It is used in hundreds of applications because the code is portable, has a relatively small memory footprint and the decompression causes only moderate CPU load.

RFCs

  • RFC1950 ZLIB Compressed Data Format Specification version 3.3
  • RFC1951 DEFLATE Compressed Data Format Specification version 1.3
  • RFC1952 GZIP file format specification version 4.3