Data Compression


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arbitrary File

Image

Audio

Video

Text

hybrid Formats

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Data Formats


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Format Compression Annotations
7z [Deflate] Deflate
[Deflate64™] Deflate64™
LZMA
PPMd
BZIP2
open format
ACE    
ACR   proprietary format of Software Enhancement Associates (SEA),
no practical importance
ARJ    
BZIP2 [Burrows-Wheeler-Transformation (BWT)] Burrows-Wheeler-Transformation (BWT)
[Huffman Coding] Huffman Coding

open format,
format for single files or data transfer
[BZIP2] BZIP2
GZIP [Deflate] Deflate open format,
format for single files or data transfer (HTTP)
[GZIP] GZIP
RAR   proprietary format,
only decoding algorithm is published
mainly used by WinRAR
SIT   standard format for MacOS systems,
native format of the application STuffIt
TAR no compression commonly used together with GZIP,
file collection format preparing files for further use
UC2    
ZIP [Deflate] Deflate
[Deflate64™] Deflate64™
Implode
Shrunk
Reduce
most common format supported by a large number of applications
[ZIP] ZIP

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