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    Strongest Compression with Fastest/Simplest Decompressor?

    Hey everyone,

    What is the strongest compression program taht has the simplest (fastest + least memory) decompressor available? It seems like LZX (Cabarc) is the best still. Is this true? I like the idea of Ilya's optimized LZSS compressor. With the "cx" command, the most powerful compression is used while still keeping the fast and simple decompressor--that is what I'm looking for.

    Any ideas? Is LZX still the best for these requirements?

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    Probably any modification of LZH (LZX is one) with optimal parsing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cade View Post
    Probably any modification of LZH (LZX is one) with optimal parsing.
    Right, that's kind of what I was thinking...What modified LZH with optimal parsing would meet my requirements?

    As I said compression time is not important. If it takes 1 hour to compress 10 MB but achieves great compression and retains extremely simple/fast + very low-memory decompression, that is ok with me.

    Thanks.

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    lzmh, tornado 0.6 (soon to be released)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bulat Ziganshin View Post
    lzmh, tornado 0.6 (soon to be released)
    Thanks Bulat. I'm trying those now.

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