Announcing C-Blosc 1.20.1
A blocking, shuffling and lossless compression library for C
What is new?
This is a maintenance release. Vendored zlib 1.2.8 is now compatible
with Python 3.8 in recent Mac OSX. For details, see:
For more info, please see the release notes in:
What is it?
optimized for binary data. It has been designed to transmit data to
the processor cache faster than the traditional, non-compressed,
direct memory fetch approach via a memcpy() OS call.
Blosc has internal support for different compressors like its internal
BloscLZ, but also LZ4, LZ4HC, Snappy, Zlib and Zstd. This way these can
automatically leverage the multithreading and pre-filtering
(shuffling) capabilities that comes with Blosc.
The github repository is over here:
Blosc is distributed using the BSD license, see LICENSES/BLOSC.txt for
There is an official Blosc mailing list at: