brotli: A Compression Format Optimized for the Web

A lossless compressed data format that uses a combination of the LZ77 algorithm and Huffman coding. Brotli is similar in speed to deflate (gzip) but offers more dense compression.

Version: 0.5
Suggests: knitr, R.rsp, microbenchmark, ggplot2
Published: 2016-01-23
Author: Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre], Google, Inc [aut, cph] (Brotli C++ library)
Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen.ooms at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: brotli results


Reference manual: brotli.pdf
Vignettes: Text Compression in R: brotli, gzip, xz and bz2
Comparison of Brotli, Deflate, Zopfli, LZMA, LZHAM and Bzip2 Compression Algorithms
Package source: brotli_0.5.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: brotli_0.5.tgz, r-oldrel: not available
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: brotli_0.5.tgz
Old sources: brotli archive