5 Compression libraries for .NET Developers

Earlier , in one of my previous posts , i blogged about SharpZipLib – Zip Compression library for .NET and wanted to explore if there are other Compression libraries for .NET Developers . Here i list few of them i came across .

1. SharpZipLib

SharpZipLib is a OpenSource .NET compression library that supports Zip files using both stored and deflate compression methods .

Download SharpZipLib here

2. SevenZipSharp

SevenZipSharp is an open source wrapper for 7-zip . The Managed 7-zip library provides data compression and extraction functionalities supported by all 7-zip formats .

Know more about SevenZipSharp and Download here

3. http://www.juriksoft.net/prog_compressionlib.html

JurikSoft Compression Library is a .NET component with a set of methods, which allow Compress array of bytes using lossless compression algorithms.

Know more about JurikSoft Compression Library 1.1.0 and pricing http://www.juriksoft.net/prog_compressionlib.html

4. Xceed Zip Compression Library

The Exceed Zip Compression Library is from Xceed Software, Inc. which provides Zip and UnZip data compression library for .NET .

Know more about Xceed Zip Compression Library and pricing here

5. DotNetZip – Zip and Unzip

DotNetZip is a free and easy to use library for manipulating zip files or folders.

Download DotNetZip from Codeplex

Are there any compression libraries that i missed out ? Would like to hear if there is one …



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