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bzip2

DESCRIPTION

bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques (the PPM family of statistical compressors), whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.

USAGE

bzip2 [ OPTIONS ] [ filenames ... ]
bunzip2 [ OPTIONS ] [ filenames ... ]
bzcat [ -s ] [ filenames ... ]
bzip2recover filename

LICENSE INFORMATION

For information on supported platforms, versions and licenses, please check the AFRL DSRC Software Page:
http://www.afrl.hpc.mil/software/

VENDOR LINKS

bzip2 Home Page