Ultimate Command Line Compressors




The test files: 1945 files of the Half-Life 2 Mod Garry's Mod 9.0.4.
MD5-Hashes: MD5 format
Total size: 129.401.669 Bytes
Compression method: all files compressed to 1 archive. For compressors that cannot recurse subdirectories, the files are first collected with QFC 3.02, using the switches: /r /sed.

Name of
compression program
Last tested
version
Parameters that produce
the best (=smallest) result
Size
(Bytes)
Gain/loss compared with
previously tested versions (incremental)
PAQ 8p QFC -7 17.992.831 8o8 833 8l -2.930 8k -352.272
LibMComp (PWCM) 2.3 -mx -M800m 18.248.701            
WinRK (PWCM) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile PWCM-ms700-lom512-amo255 18.361.854            
LibMComp (FPW1) 2.3 -mfpw1 -M700m 19.392.503            
WinRK (FPW1) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile FPW1-ms700-lom512-amo255 19.404.516 3.0 build 2 beta 823.696        
UDA 0.301 QFC 19.405.500 0.284 1.226.297        
LibMComp (FPW2) 2.3 -mfpw2 -M700m 19.934.375            
WinRK (FPW2) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile FPW2-ms700-lom512-amo255 19.965.214            
Emilcont 0.3Alpha QFC -6 20.105.188            
NanoZip 0.06 alpha QFC -cc -m800m -nm -forcemem 20.482.682            
DURILCA 0.5 QFC -m800 -o64 -t1 20.640.018 0.4b 377.975        
WinRK (FPW3) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile FPW3-ms700-lom512-amo255 21.477.219            
LibMComp (FPW3) 2.3 -mfpw3 -M700m 21.537.330            
Monstrous PPMII variant J QFC -m800 -o32 -r0 22.559.572            
Slim! 0.23d -r -m800 -o64 23.343.133            
PAQ9 a QFC -8 23.839.379            
LPAQ 8 QFC 8 24.124.364 7 129.562 6 136.732    
UHARC (PPM) 0.6b -r -mx -md32768 24.247.873            
Quark 0.95r QFC -d26 -l9 24.415.863 0.93 817.347        
UHARC (ALZ) 0.6b -r -m3 -md32768 24.674.040            
WinRK (ROLZ3) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile ROLZ3-ms800-lom512-amo255 25.058.633            
LibMComp (ROLZ3) 2.3 QFC -mf3x -M800m 25.173.825            
7-Zip (LZMA) 4.45 alpha 1 -r -t7z -mx9 -m0=LZMA:d80m:fb273:lc5:mc1000 25.186.287 4.41 beta -15.172 4.33 beta 794    
CCM 1.30 QFC x 6 25.224.101 1.26b 176.225 1.21 266.055 1.20f 61.380
RKC (PPMZ) 1.02 QFC -mxx -M800m -o128 25.323.783            
WinRK (FPW4) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile FPW4-ms700-lom512-amo255 25.393.257            
WinRK (PPMZ) 3.0 build 2 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile PPMZ-ms800-lom512-amo255 25.511.191            
LibMComp (FPW4) 2.3 -mfpw4 -M700m 25.565.016            
Squeez 5.0 -r -s -ux -uxx9 -ppm1 -ppmo32 26.055.516            
DURILCA'light 0.5 QFC -m800 -o64 -t1(6,(0-3)) 26.127.485 0.4b 138.438        
RK 1.04.1 -mx3 -M256 26.467.484            
WinRK (ROLZ2) 3.0 build 3 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile ROLZ2-ms800-lom512-PPMd-amo255 26.520.064 3.0 build 2 beta -47.378        
LibMComp (ROLZ2) 2.3 QFC -mfx -M800m 26.636.828            
Ocamyd 1.66.final QFC -s0 -m8 27.195.618 1.66.rc3 122.703 1.65.final 103.441 1.65.dev25 40.967
SBC 0.970 rev 2 -r -m3 -b63 -oa 27.507.925            
777 0.04b1 -r -s -md1024 -m9 27.513.129            
StuffIt 9.0 -m=2 -l=100 -x=25 -o 27.696.717            
RKC (PPMD) 1.02 QFC -mx -M800m -o256 27.922.717            
WinRK (PPMD) 3.0 build 2 beta -setg recurse yes -set profile PPMD-ms800-lom512-amo255 28.151.254            
RKC (ROLZ) 1.02 QFC -mf -T32768 28.565.453            
DST 0.9b QFC -me -4 28.877.576            
TC 5.2dev2 QFC 28.926.783            
UFA 0.04b1 -r -s -md1024 -mx -m9 29.095.255            
Pimple 1.43 beta -extreme 29.503.659 1.42 beta -144.973 1.0b10c 1.409.756    
EPM r9 QFC -m800 29.757.144            
ACE 2.04 -r -m5 -d4096 29.909.734            
LZPXJ 1.2h QFC 8 30.145.172 1.2g 133.363 1.1b 1.017.554 1.1a 796.893
CABARC 1.00.0601 -r -m LZX:21 30.655.462            
ASH cm-04 sse-9A9 QFC /m800 /o5 /s255 30.680.965            
Bee 0.7.9 build 0316 -r -s -m3 -d8 30.934.331            
RAR 3.70 beta 5 -r -s -m5 -mdg -mc32:128t 30.961.839 3.60 beta 1 77.673 3.51 705    
BIX 1.00b7 -r -s -mdg -m1 31.004.796            
RAR (LZ77) 3.70 beta 5 -r -s -m5 -mdg -mct- 31.084.249 3.60 beta 1 72.234 3.51 1.009    
IMP (LZ77) 1.12 -r -1 -m3 -mm 31.252.280            
RAR (PPM) 3.70 beta 5 -r -s -m5 -mdg -mc32:128t+ 31.321.692 3.60 beta 1 160.197 3.51 282    
BBB 1 QFC m1 31.439.706            
UHBC 1.0 QFC -b1m -m3 -cp 31.551.855            
CTXf 0.75 pre-beta 1 -r -b -me -ft -fm 31.724.014            
PPMVC 1.2 -m256 -o16 32.157.625            
GRZipII 0.2.4 QFC -b8m -m1 -a -L18 -M47 32.175.621            
CMM 2007-09-18   32.176.948            
Fast PPMII variant J rev 1 QFC -m256 -o16 32.261.779            
7-Zip (PPMd) 4.45 alpha 1 -t7z -m0=PPMd:mem800m:o32 32.553.512 4.41 beta -32.606        
IMP (BWT) 1.12 -r -2 -mm 32.594.582            
LZPM 0.11 9 32.709.226            
BMA 1.33 beta -r -m16m -mx -a -rv -z110 33.183.409 1.32 beta 94.929 1.31 beta -1.669    
BSSC 0.95 alpha QFC -b1024 -e 33.243.935            
WinZip (PPMd) 10.0 -r -p -ep 33.508.746            
BOA 0.58b QFC -m15 33.603.836            
Small PPMII 1024KB variant J -o6 33.735.590            
YBS 0.03f QFC -m1m -r 33.919.108            
QC 050 -8 33.951.437            
7-Zip (BZip2) 4.45 alpha 1 -tBZip2 -mx9 -mpass10 33.982.928 4.41 beta 7.993        
Szip 1.12 QFC -b41 -o255 33.988.627            
BWC 0.99d QFC -m1m 34.013.056            
Rzip 2.0 QFC -9 34.025.669            
ABC 2.4 QFC 34.091.142            
M99 2.1 -m 1m 34.170.181 1.0 811.278        
OpenDark A QFC -b1m 34.271.749            
BA 1.01b QFC -T 34.273.793            
ZZIP 0.36c -r -15m -mx -mm -a 34.281.484            
DC 0.99.307b -r -b1000 -a 34.311.167            
Chile 0.5 QFC -b=1024 34.341.994 0.3d 26.821        
JAR 1.02 -r -m4 34.514.055            
Bzip 0.21 QFC -9 34.566.749            
QazaR 0.0pre5 -d9 -x0 -l7 34.628.777            
Quad 1.10 x 34.648.210 1.09 43.767 1.07BETA 42.623 1.02a 75.236
DGCA 1.10   34.675.104 1.08 400        
QLFC 6.6W 2097152 35.044.075            
Bzip2 1.0.3 QFC -9 35.051.765            
UHARC (LZP) 0.6b -r -mz -md32768 35.339.486            
WinZip (bzip2) 10.0 -r -p -eb 36.415.446            
7-Zip (ZIP-Deflate64) 4.45 alpha 1 -tzip -mm=Deflate64 -mfb=257 -mpass=15 -mmc=1000 36.817.799 4.41 beta 6.996        
JCALG1 r5.32 QFC 9 37.197.198            
7-Zip (ZIP-Deflate) 4.45 alpha 1 -tzip -mm=Deflate -mfb=258 -mpass=15 -mmc=1000 37.483.612 4.41 beta 5.508        
KZIP (Deflate) 11-10-2006 /r /b256 37.594.838 23-11-2005 74.018        
HA 0.999b r12 37.647.184            
QuArk 1.0b QFC 38.117.879            
Dzip 2.9 QFC -9 38.670.930            
Gzip 1.3.5 QFC -9 38.743.710            
WinZip (Deflate64) 10.0 -r -p -ee 38.946.357            
LHA32 2.67.00 -r -d 39.341.398            
PKZIP (Deflate) 2.5 -dir -max 39.395.942            
ARJ32 3.14 -r -jm -jh8192 39.503.629            
WinZip (Deflate) 10.0 -r -p -ex 39.619.650            
Zoo 2.1 QFC h 40.376.170            
ALZip 6.03 beta   40.687.094            
THOR 0.9a QFC x 40.929.392 0.7a -32 0.6a 4.786.132    
SR 3   42.345.864            
BAR 1.1.2   43.990.425            
Lzop 1.02rc1 QFC -9 44.148.798            
Hook 0.8d 800 4 0 44.819.559 0.8c 2 0.8b -22 0.7c -3.962.594
CTW 0.1 QFC -n16M -d4 -s 44.866.642            
HIT 2.10 -r -x 45.539.362            
QuickLZ 1.20   54.351.819