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== Software ==
 
== Software ==
* [https://zlib.net/ zlib data compression library]
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* [https://zlib.net zlib data compression library]
 
** [https://github.com/cloudflare/zlib CloudFlare fork of zlib]
 
** [https://github.com/cloudflare/zlib CloudFlare fork of zlib]
 
* [https://github.com/richgel999/miniz miniz]
 
* [https://github.com/richgel999/miniz miniz]
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* [http://aluigi.altervista.org/mytoolz.htm#offzip Offzip]
 
* [http://aluigi.altervista.org/mytoolz.htm#offzip Offzip]
 
* See also [[DEFLATE#Software]]
 
* See also [[DEFLATE#Software]]
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* {{Deark}}
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
 
* [[Wikipedia:Zlib|Wikipedia article]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Zlib|Wikipedia article]]

Latest revision as of 00:52, 12 December 2019

File Format
Name zlib
Ontology
Released 1995

zlib format is a variant of the DEFLATE compressed data format. It adds a lightweight container, a small amount of configurability, and error checking.

zlib is also the name of a software library that supports the zlib format, and other formats related to DEFLATE.

There are many formats and protocols that use, or may use, zlib format. A notable example is PNG.

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[edit] Identification

The first byte of a zlib datastream has eight possible values: 0x08, 0x18, 0x28, ..., 0x78.

If the first two bytes are interpreted as a big-endian integer, it is always a multiple of 31.

[edit] Specifications

  • RFC 1950: ZLIB Compressed Data Format Specification version 3.3

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