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    Question Compression

    No other place I seen to post this. Whats the best format of file compression?

    >I know .rar is better then .zip


    >But is there some other format thats even better? If so what format is it or better yet a link to the program would be nice
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    I think Rar > Both

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    Torrent isnt compression.
    Torrent is just a file that points and tells the torrent program where to download the files from.

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    .rar > everything
    and Koreans is right about the torrent. :]

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    .tar.gz kthx

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    .rar is the most widely used.

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    WinRar.

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    7z.. by 7zip xD
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    WinRar can handle zip and rar and others.

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    Yes .rar is good and widely used, but I'm sure theres one better and I'm not going to be sharing the files so yeah. . .
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    .rar is ftw .

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    Uncompressed data 3068KB 100.0%
    ZIP, Deflate64 Maximum compression 966KB 31.5%
    CAB, Maximum compression 844KB 27.5%
    SQX2.0, ultra compression, dictionary 32MB, solid archive, multimedia & EXE compression 813KB 26.5%
    7zip, ultra compression, solid archive, dictionary 96MB, word size 273B 801KB 26.1%
    RAR, maximum compression, solid archive 737KB 24.0%
    SITX, method 5, level 16, memory 23, optimizers on, block mode on, don't storing thumbnails 730KB 23.8%
    KGB2, PAQ6, normal compression 701KB 22.9%
    KGB1, normal compression 694KB 22.6%
    KGB2, PAQ7, good compression 608KB 19.8%

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    Last edited by Gilcrow; 09-13-2010 at 07:35 PM.

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