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When we started our collection of data compression resources back in 1996 the internet still was a quiet and clear place. Well, things have evolved dramatically since, and maintaining such a collection could easily become a full-time job. So we now only provide a small set of selected resources - for a broader view please follow the compression pointers below.

Selected compression pointers

Selected OpenSource compression libraries

Selected OpenSource compression applications

Recommended books (click for links at Amazon.com)

Data Compression for beginners
The Data Compression Book
by Mark Nelson, Jean-loup Gailly
published by M&T Books, Second Edition 1995
Data Compression for advanced users
Text Compression
by Timothy C. Bell, Ian H. Witten, John Cleary
published by Prentice Hall, 1990
Managing Gigabytes
by Ian H. Witten, Alistair Moffat, Timothy C. Bell
published by Morgan Kaufmann, Second Edition 1999
Compression and Coding Algorithms
by Alistair Moffat, Andrew Turpin
published by Kluwer Academics, 2002
The Art of Computer Programming
by Donald E. Knuth
published by Addison-Wesley, Third Edition 1998
Introduction to Algorithms
by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein
published by MIT Press, Second Edition 2001
Design Patterns
by Erich Gamma et al
published by Addison-Wesley, 1995
Modern C++ Design
by Andrei Alexandrescu
published by Addison-Wesley, 2001