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    Decompress without writing to disk

    Is it possible to decompress without writing to disk using memory. I'm not sure which compression libraries support that . Basically what i am trying is to read data from compressed file.Need help on this whether its possible or not. Thanks.

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    yes, it's possible with almost any compression library i know

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    can you suggest some good ones?

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    lzma, zstd, bsc - best in terms of speed/compression ratio

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    How can a c++ program read data from a compressed file, which is created using one of the compression algorithms you mentioned?

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