MessagePack is described as 'efficient binary serialization specification that lets you exchange data among multiple languages like JSON but quicker and with a lower overhead'. There are six alternatives to MessagePack for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is YAML, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MessagePack are TOML (Free, Open Source), Apache Thrift (Free, Open Source), Protocol Buffers (Free, Open Source) and Eno (Free, Open Source).
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