Ultimate Command Line Compressors




The test files: 10 text files with ISO-8859-1 character set encoding, each of a different language: Swedish, Italian, Dutch, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Friulan, Latin and Portuguese.
MD5-Hashes: MD5 format
Total size: 11.783.087 Bytes
Compression method: each file compressed to a separate archive, using the same parameters.

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 2.554.336 8g 12.179 8e 60.470 8b 9.809
PAQ 8p -7 2.628.190 8o8 12 8l 1.554 8k 28.171
WinRK (PWCM) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile PWCM-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.634.140 3.0 build 2 beta -12.330 2.1 build 6 368    
Slim! 0.23d -m800 -o128 2.654.977            
LibMComp (PWCM) 2.3 -mx -M800m 2.677.122            
NanoZip + Dict 0.06 alpha -cc -m800m -nm -forcemem 2.700.625            
DURILCA 0.5 -m800 -o128 -t1(4,(0-2(29))) 2.703.662 0.4b 4.482        
WinRK (FPW1) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW1-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.711.385 3.0 build 2 beta -13.796 2.1 build 6 -1.427    
WinRK (PPMZ) 3.0 build 2 beta -set profile PPMZ-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.716.078 2.1 build 6 -610        
WinRK (PPMD) 3.0 build 2 beta -set profile PPMD-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.716.406 2.1 build 6 -558        
RKC (PPMZ) 1.02 -M800m -mxx -o128 2.719.741            
RKC (PPMD) 1.02 -M800m -mx -o256 2.720.293            
WinRK (FPW2) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW2-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.732.000            
Emilcont 0.3Alpha -6 2.761.965 0.2xx -6.469        
WinRK (FPW3) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW3-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.770.712            
UDA 0.301   2.772.192 0.284 16.825        
LibMComp (FPW1) 2.3 -mfpw1 -M800m 2.789.667            
ASH cm-04 sse-9A9 /m800 /o1024 /s255 2.794.834            
WinRK (ROLZ2) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile ROLZ2-ms800-lom512-PPMd-utdno 2.800.263 3.0 build 2 beta -5.900 2.1 build 6 432.417    
WinRK (ROLZ3) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile ROLZ3-ms800-lom512-PPMd-utdno 2.800.263            
LPAQ 8 8e 2.802.415 7 2.389 6 815    
Monstrous PPMII variant J -m800 -o128 2.805.442 variant I 10.956        
LibMComp (FPW2) 2.3 -mfpw2 -M800m 2.809.651            
DURILCA'light 0.5 -m800 -o16 -t1(2,(0-2(29))) 2.811.750 0.4b 2.612        
PAQ9 a -8 2.822.724            
EPM r9 -m800 2.824.175            
LibMComp (FPW3) 2.3 -mfpw3 -M800m 2.851.870            
PPMY 2.02(3c+sse) /m800 /o1024 2.861.093            
CTXf 0.75 pre-beta 1 -me 2.885.075            
Bee 0.7.9 build 0316 -m3 -d8 2.895.265 0.7.7.b 168        
Ocamyd 1.66.final -s0 -m8 2.901.691 1.66.rc3 14.621 1.65.final 66.226 1.65.dev25 -67
BSSC 0.95 alpha -b16383 2.905.205            
DC 0.99.307b -b16300 2.906.710            
CTW 0.1 -n16M -d11 2.917.853            
Pimple 1.43 beta -extreme 2.923.196 1.42 beta 135 1.0b10c 33.309 1.0testbed 2.556
WinZip (PPMd) 10.0 -ep 2.926.139            
Squeez 5.0 -ppm2 -ppmm800 -ppmo8 2.926.328            
TC 5.2dev2   2.926.470            
PPMVC 1.2 -m256 -o8 2.928.478            
Fast PPMII variant J rev 1 -m256 -o9 2.928.699 variant I -3.510        
7-Zip (PPMd) 4.45 alpha 1 -t7z -m0=PPMd:mem800m:o7 2.932.762            
RAR (PPM) 3.70 beta 5 -m5 -mdg -mc7:128t+ 2.933.449 3.51 15        
RK 1.04.1 -mx3 -M256 2.945.132            
UHARC (PPM) 0.6b -mx -md32768 2.954.169            
RKIVE 1.92b1 -mt3 2.954.901            
WinRK (FPW4) 3.0 build 3 beta -set profile FPW4-ms800-lom512-utdno 2.964.423            
BOA 0.58b -m15 2.972.133            
StuffIt 9.0 -m=5 -l=100 -x=25 -o 2.973.543            
YBS 0.03f -m16m 2.981.550            
BBB 1 m640 2.983.747            
UHBC 1.0 -b128m -m3 2.985.623            
ABC 2.4   2.993.683            
GRZipII 0.2.4 -b8m -m1 -L18 -M44 -S 3.001.736            
SBC 0.970 rev 2 -m3 -b63 -ad 3.010.813            
BMA 1.33 beta -m16m -a 3.033.357 1.32 beta 1.423 1.31 beta 107.841 1.30 beta 19.280
OpenDark A -b160m 3.035.214            
M99 2.1 -m 128m 3.045.555 1.0 24.102        
CCM 1.30 x 6 3.047.120 1.26b -15.085 1.21 -75 1.20f 5.037
DGCA 1.10   3.052.016            
LibMComp (FPW4) 2.3 -mfpw4 -M800m 3.062.758            
Small PPMII 1024KB variant J -o5 3.067.372 variant I -4.854        
QLFC 6.6W 0 3.073.230            
BA 1.01b -50 3.090.179            
ACB 2.00c u 3.092.927            
CMM 2007-09-18   3.097.890            
Chile 0.5 -b=2048 3.109.545 0.3d 35.511        
DST 0.9b -mt -4 3.118.129            
ZZIP 0.36c -15m -mx 3.122.032            
Szip 1.12 -b41 -o255 3.149.463            
UFA 0.04b1 -m5 -md1024 -mu32 -mx 3.162.592            
777 0.04b1 -m5 -md1024 -mu32 3.162.592            
BWC 0.99d -m 3.208.699            
BWTZIP   16777216 3.213.279            
Hook 0.8d 800 2 1 6 3.229.807 0.8c -14 0.8b -26 0.8 -2.057
RKC (ROLZ) 1.02 -mf -T32768 -ft -td- -te+ -ts+ 3.238.802            
LZPXJ 1.2h 8 3.333.388 1.2g 44.310 1.1b 329.097 1.1a 5.966
Quark 0.95r -l9 3.335.330 0.93 16.750        
Bzip 0.21 -9 3.336.561            
LibMComp (ROLZ3) 2.3 -mf3x -M800m 3.346.913            
IMP (BWT) 1.12 -2 -mm 3.353.512            
7-Zip (BZip2) 4.45 alpha 1 -tBZip2 -mx9 -mpass10 3.365.673 4.41 beta 74        
Bzip2 1.0.3 -9 3.367.596            
WinZip (bzip2) 10.0 -eb 3.368.796            
DACT 0.8.40 -b 16777216 3.368.952            
LibMComp (ROLZ2) 2.3 -mfx -M800m 3.374.313            
Rzip 2.0 -9 3.392.144            
HA 0.999b 2 3.406.796            
BAR 1.1.2   3.498.718            
QazaR 0.0pre5 -d9 -x2 -l7 3.590.993 0.0pre4d 260.034 0.0pre4c 15.687 0.0pre4b 11.213
7-Zip (LZMA) 4.45 alpha 1 -t7z -mx9 -m0=LZMA:fb273:lc4:pb0:mc1000 3.609.895 4.41 beta -78 4.33 beta 32 4.32 -400
QC 050 -8 3.623.673            
LZPM 0.11 9 3.649.381            
CABARC 1.00.0601 -m LZX:21 3.654.998            
BIX 1.00b7 -mdg -m1 3.659.349            
UHARC (ALZ) 0.6b -m3 -md32768 3.669.793            
Quad 1.10 x 3.752.872 1.09 2.528 1.07BETA 23.665 1.02a 66.280
RAR (LZ77) 3.70 beta 5 -m5 -mdg -mct- 3.825.088 3.60 beta 1 -1.230 3.51 142    
ACE 2.04 -m5 -d4096 3.847.562            
UHARC (LZP) 0.6b -mz -md32768 3.896.567            
IMP (LZ77) 1.12 -1 -m3 3.903.600            
SR 3   3.929.204            
Lz2a 02-04-2005 -Sd 1048576 -Cb 16 3.956.459            
JAR 1.02 -m4 4.056.394            
7-Zip (ZIP-Deflate64) 4.45 alpha 1 -tzip -mm=Deflate64 -mfb=257 -mpass=15 4.095.390 4.41 beta -81 4.32 4.283 4.30 beta 133
KZIP (Deflate) 11-10-2006 /b128 4.275.441 23-11-2005 132        
7-Zip (ZIP-Deflate) 4.45 alpha 1 -tzip -mm=Deflate -mfb=258 -mpass=15 4.277.322 4.41 beta -130 4.32 7.869 4.30 beta 52
WinZip (Deflate64) 10.0 -ee 4.302.960            
PKZIP (Deflate) 2.5 -max 4.460.020            
HIT 2.10 -x 4.465.092            
WinZip (Deflate) 10.0 -ex 4.466.399            
Gzip 1.3.5 -9 4.468.767            
QuArk 1.0b   4.471.567            
Dzip 2.9 -9 4.472.693            
LHA32 2.67.00   4.481.536            
Coder 1.1 67108864 -ewa 4.553.633            
ARJ32 3.14 -jm -jh8192 4.583.731            
JCALG1 r5.32 9 4.635.680            
ALZip 6.03 beta   4.764.353            
Zoo 2.1 h 4.896.342            
Lzop 1.02rc1 -9 5.168.688            
THOR 0.9a x 5.515.588 0.6a 415.800        
QuickLZ 1.20   7.609.542