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Platform, operating system:  Microsoft Windows icon Microsoft Windows

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Developer: PKWARE, Inc.

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Developer / company: PKWARE

The PKWARE Data Compression Library (DCL) for Windows provides a high-speed interface for compressing and decompressing data files within applications, when ZIP file archiving is not required. DCL compression generally reduces typical data file sizes by 50% or more, while reducing some types of ASCII and database files by as much as 90%.

PKWARE’s well-known DCL has been available for over a decade with the traditional DCL Implode compression algorithm. With this new release, the Windows DCL now includes support for the DEFLATE and DEFLATE64 algorithms. Moreover, this release expands the number of exposed functions significantly, providing more options and greater control. There are no limits to the types of data that can be processed with the PKWARE DCL algorithms, allowing compression and decompression to and from memory, media, serial ports, or any other device that an application can address.

DCL features include:

  • Availability for Windows 32-bit (additional platforms will be released in coming months), as both static and dynamic link libraries.
  • Best of breed data compression algorithms including: DCL IMPLODE, DEFLATE, and DEFLATE64.
  • Highly optimized code and C interface for superior performance.
  • Adjustable dictionary size that allows software fine-tuning for maximum speed or compression efficiency.
  • Use of application-defined callback or compression streaming functions allows for maximum flexibility.
  • CRC-32 calculation routine for data integrity verification.

Compression Library works with the following file extensions:

Note: You can click on any file extension link from the list below, to view its detailed information. The list of extensions used or otherwise associated with the application may not be complete, because many common file extensions on our website, such as jpg (pictures) or txt (text files), can be opened by a large number of applications, or are too general file format. However most, if not all directly associated file extensions should be listed with its appropriate program. Although its likely, that some file extensions may be missing from the list of associated file extensions with the application, yet they can be opened, be part of, or otherwise be associated with the program.

Compression Library default file extension associations

cmp file icon.cmp

Comparison table of actions that Compression Library can perform with its associated file type beta

This table might not contain all possible associated or supported file types or may contain incorrect data.
If you need more information please contact the developers of Compression Library (PKWARE, Inc.), or check out their product website.

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