Ultimate Command Line Compressors




The test file: A large English text file, namely "The Entire Project Gutenberg Works of Mark Twain".
MD5-Hash: ee59c04c349db896cb3b0c6283e95626
Total size: 16.013.962 Bytes
Compression method: 1 file compressed to 1 archive.

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 + Dict 8i -7 3.200.364            
DURILCA + Dict 0.5 -m800 -o128 -t2 3.249.201 0.4b 7.926        
WinRK (PWCM) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PWCM-ms800-lom512 3.272.438            
DURILCA 0.5 -m800 -o128 -t2(30) 3.300.107 0.4b 8.645        
NanoZip + Dict 0.06 alpha -cc -m800m -nm -forcemem 3.305.596            
WinRK (FPW1) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW1-ms800-lom512 3.307.536            
PAQ 8p -7 3.311.611 8o8 1 8l 1.929 8k 61.819
Slim! 0.23d -m800 -o64 3.339.167            
WinRK (PPMZ) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PPMZ-ms800-lom512 3.347.193            
WinRK (PPMD) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PPMD-ms800-lom512 3.352.021            
WinRK (FPW2) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW2-ms800-lom512 3.356.288            
WinRK (PWCM) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PWCM-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.364.624            
DURILCA'light + Dict 0.5 -m800 -o128 -t2 3.400.467 0.4b -1.652        
WinRK (FPW3) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW3-ms800-lom512 3.405.972            
WinRK (FPW1) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW1-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.414.229            
WinRK (PPMZ) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PPMZ-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.425.043            
WinRK (PPMD) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PPMD-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.425.073            
WinRK (ROLZ3) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile ROLZ3-ms800-lom512-PPMd 3.427.227            
WinRK (ROLZ2) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile ROLZ2-ms800-lom512-PPMd 3.427.227            
RKC (PPMZ) 1.02 -M800m -mxx -o32 3.429.658            
RKC (PPMD) 1.02 -M800m -mx -o64 3.429.765            
LibMComp (PWCM) 2.3 -mx -M800m 3.432.068            
EPM r9 -m800 3.444.341            
WinRK (FPW2) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW2-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.457.039            
DURILCA'light 0.5 -m800 -o128 -t2(30) 3.458.727 0.4b -1.748        
WinRK (FPW4) + Dict 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW4-ms800-lom512 3.483.204            
WinRK (FPW3) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW3-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.497.407            
ASH cm-04 sse-9A9 /m800 /o64 /s255 3.498.216            
LPAQ 8 8e 3.505.151 7 5.789 6 1.683    
UDA 0.301   3.510.072 0.284 75.981        
Monstrous PPMII variant J -m800 -o64 3.545.775            
WinRK (ROLZ3) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile ROLZ3-ms800-lom512-PPMd-utdno 3.549.994            
WinRK (ROLZ2) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile ROLZ2-ms800-lom512-PPMd-utdno 3.549.994            
LibMComp (FPW1) 2.3 -mfpw1 -M800m 3.550.107            
PAQ9 a -8 3.586.477            
PPMY 2.02(3c+sse) /m800 /o128 3.590.406            
LibMComp (FPW2) 2.3 -mfpw2 -M800m 3.596.228            
BSSC 0.95 alpha -b16383 3.600.050            
DC 0.99.307b -b16300 3.608.052            
SBC 0.970 rev 2 -m3 -b63 -ad 3.629.712            
LibMComp (FPW3) 2.3 -mfpw3 -M800m 3.639.819            
Ocamyd 1.66.final -s0 -m8 3.643.418 1.66.rc3 24.549 1.65.final 60.466 1.65.dev25 -227
CTXf 0.75 pre-beta 1 -me 3.665.203            
Bee 0.7.9 build 0316 -m3 -d8 3.668.803 0.7.9 build 0298 243.469        
BBB 1 m640 3.686.490            
YBS 0.03f -m16m 3.706.454            
TC 5.2dev2   3.711.353            
UHARC (PPM) 0.6b -mx -md32768 3.713.029            
RK 1.04.1 -mx3 -M256 3.719.304            
UHBC 1.0 -b128m -m3 3.720.076            
PPMVC 1.2 -m256 -o8 3.723.060            
Pimple 1.43 beta -extreme 3.723.401 1.42 beta 1.121 1.0b10c 40.652    
Squeez 5.0 -ppm2 -ppmm800 -ppmo9 3.731.591            
RAR (PPM) 3.70 beta 5 -m5 -mdg -mc8:128t+ 3.732.826 3.60 beta 1 13 3.51 133    
Fast PPMII variant J rev 1 -m256 -o9 3.733.113            
7-Zip (PPMd) 4.45 alpha 1 -t7z -m0=PPMd:mem800m:o8 3.737.956            
M99 2.1 -m 128m 3.746.030 1.0 24.190        
WinRK (FPW4) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW4-ms800-lom512-utdno 3.775.539            
OpenDark A -b160m 3.777.353            
CCM 1.30 x 6 3.782.166 1.26b -11.530 1.21 28 1.20f 18.485
BMA 1.33 beta -m16m -mx 3.789.599 1.32 beta 1.556        
QLFC 6.6W 0 3.813.573            
CTW 0.1 -n16M -d11 3.822.316            
GRZipII 0.2.4 -b8m -m1 -L18 -M47 -S 3.851.114            
StuffIt 9.0 -m=3 -l=100 -x=25 -o 3.857.747            
WinZip (PPMd) 10.0 -ep 3.872.534            
BOA 0.58b -m15 3.887.601            
ABC 2.4   3.912.182            
ZZIP 0.36c -15m -mx 3.927.192            
Hook 0.8d 800 2 1 6 3.937.814 0.8c 26 0.8b 15 0.8 -84
LibMComp (FPW4) 2.3 -mfpw4 -M800m 3.938.409            
CMM 2007-09-18   3.969.109            
RKIVE 1.92b1 -mt3 3.997.528            
BWTZIP   16777216 4.025.239            
DGCA 1.10   4.026.032            
UFA 0.04b1 -m5 -md1024 -mu32 -mx 4.026.613            
777 0.04b1 -m5 -md1024 -mu32 4.026.613            
BA 1.01b -50 4.068.452            
BWC 0.99d -m 4.097.868            
DST 0.9b -mt -4 4.122.202            
Szip 1.12 -b41 -o255 4.190.801            
Quark 0.95r -l9 4.201.034            
Small PPMII 1024KB variant J -o5 4.206.786            
LibMComp (ROLZ3) 2.3 -mf3x -M800m 4.207.374            
LibMComp (ROLZ2) 2.3 -mfx -M800m 4.217.214            
RKC (ROLZ) 1.02 -mf -T32768 4.227.631            
Chile 0.5 -b=2048 4.261.039 0.3d 46.281        
LZPXJ 1.2h 8 4.367.786 1.2g 23.436 1.1b 522.404 1.1a 12.473
7-Zip (LZMA) 4.45 alpha 1 -t7z -mx9 -m0=LZMA:fb273:lc8:pb0:mc1000 4.546.950 4.41 beta -1.058        
Bzip 0.21 -9 4.620.952            
IMP (BWT) 1.12 -2 -mm 4.624.129            
QazaR 0.0pre5 -d9 -x7 -l7 4.650.160            
7-Zip (BZip2) 4.45 alpha 1 -tBZip2 -mx9 -mpass10 4.660.858 4.41 beta -94        
Rzip 2.0 -9 4.662.324            
Bzip2 1.0.3 -9 4.662.852            
DACT 0.8.40 -b 16777216 4.662.920            
WinZip (bzip2) 10.0 -eb 4.662.966            
LZPM 0.11 9 4.692.280            
HA 0.999b 2 4.706.295            
BIX 1.00b7 -mdg -m1 4.709.151            
QC 050 -8 4.718.701            
UHARC (ALZ) 0.6b -m3 -md32768 4.763.388            
JAR 1.02 -m4 4.776.299            
CABARC 1.00.0601 -m LZX:21 4.782.927            
BAR 1.1.2   4.892.877            
SR 3   4.968.231            
RAR (LZ77) 3.70 beta 5 -m5 -mdg -mct- 4.990.188 3.60 beta 1 -1.633 3.51 908    
ACE 2.04 -m5 -d4096 5.002.788            
Lz2a 02-04-2005 -Szd 25 -Sd 16384 -Cb 18 5.054.371            
Quad 1.10 x 5.091.978 1.09 3.673 1.07BETA 31.972 1.02a 123.787
UHARC (LZP) 0.6b -mz -md32768 5.239.324            
IMP (LZ77) 1.12 -1 -m3 5.368.010            
Coder 1.1 67108864 -erwa 5.641.644            
7-Zip (ZIP-Deflate64) 4.45 alpha 1 -tzip -mm=Deflate64 -mfb=257 -mpass=15 5.685.265 4.41 beta -115        
KZIP (Deflate) 11-10-2006 /b256 5.932.162 23-11-2005 96        
7-Zip (ZIP-Deflate) 4.45 alpha 1 -tzip -mm=Deflate -mfb=258 -mpass=15 5.932.844 4.41 beta 100        
WinZip (Deflate64) 10.0 -ee 5.966.718            
PKZIP (Deflate) 2.5 -max 6.190.512            
WinZip (Deflate) 10.0 -ex 6.201.061            
HIT 2.10 -x 6.204.475            
Gzip 1.3.5 -9 6.205.623            
Dzip 2.9 -9 6.210.022            
QuArk 1.0b   6.214.547            
LHA32 2.67.00   6.224.455            
JCALG1 r5.32 9 6.347.106            
ARJ32 3.14 -jm -jh8192 6.362.628            
ALZip 6.03 beta   6.561.803            
Zoo 2.1 h 6.760.679            
Lzop 1.02rc1 -9 7.181.906            
THOR 0.9a x 7.404.280            
QuickLZ 1.20   10.344.938