Compression Component

Posted on 1999-01-24
Last Modified: 2010-04-06
Hi All,

I need one good and "free" component to compress files like
TCompLHA, LZRW, XceedZip and so on.
If it make .exe files is better.

Question by:sergio_2001

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If you have Delphi3, look at the ZLIB compression utilitys, in the Extras folders on the CD.
The Library is free to use, and among the best I could find.
Besides it's both fast and maintains a good compression ratio.


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martin_g earned 50 total points
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I have used a component from Douglas Webb (freeware) with good success.  Included is a batch compressor, decompresor as well as convert archive to self decompressing executable.  You can find it at the Delphi Super Page or at:

Very easy to install and use!

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Hi Martin, KE

I'll evaluate both. I suppose lzhcomp I already saw.
One good solution is one little and fast executable with a good compression ratio and self-extraction generation that I can execute passing parameters like the good and old ARJ.exe but to 32bits.
If someone knows anyone like this will help too.?!?!?!?


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by:Richard Frank
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link in solution is dead

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