MessagePack Alternatives

    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).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 23, 2020

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • BSD
    • Android

    Features

    • Support for MarkDown
    • RPC

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    • YAML 1.2 --- YAML: YAML Ain't Markup Language What It Is: YAML is a human friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages. View 6 alternatives to YAML
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      • FreeOpen Source
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    • TOML aims to be a minimal configuration file format that's easy to read due to obvious semantics. TOML is designed to map unambiguously to a hash table. View 6 alternatives to TOML
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      • FreeOpen Source
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    • An interface definition language and communication protocol for creating cross-language services. View 5 alternatives to Apache Thrift
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      • FreeOpen Source
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    • Protocol buffers are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler. View 6 alternatives to Protocol Buffers
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      • FreeOpen Source
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    • The eno notation language is a plain-text data format designed for file-based content. View 6 alternatives to Eno
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    • Apache Avro™ is a data serialization system. Avro provides: A compact, fast, binary data format. A container file, to store persistent data. Remote procedure call (RPC). View 5 alternatives to Avro
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