gzip Alternatives

    gzip is described as 'GNU Gzip is a software application used for file compression and decompression. It is based on the DEFLATE algorithm, which is a combination of LZ77 and Huffman coding' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to gzip for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is 7-Zip, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gzip are WinRAR (Freemium), DAR (Free, Open Source), 7-Zip ZS (Free, Open Source) and Explzh for Windows (Free Personal).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 21, 2021


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