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Crusher! - Data Compression Toolkits

The Crusher! Data Compression Toolkits are high-performance, portable data compression libraries. Crusher's comprehensive API of 45+ functions, identical across all platforms, provides buffer compression, file compression, archiving, subdirectory support, wildcards, disk spanning, encryption, self-extracting EXE's and more. Typical results compresses data to 20-50% of their original size or less. Implement full archiving in just four function calls.

Crusher archives are portable across all supported platforms and full source code is included, as well as numerous sample applications. Includes ARQ.EXE, a convenient command-line utility for managing Crusher archives, and SETUP, a Windows installation/setup program. Supports all C/C++ memory models and languages such as Visual Basic and Delphi. Windows versions include VBX and OCX custom controls and full on-line documentation. Limited 30-day warranty. A free demo is available for downloading from our bbs or web site.

Retail Platform Pricing (all prices are in U.S. dollar and include full C source code):

  • DOS $249
  • 16-bit Windows $299
  • 32-bit Windows $299
  • Macintosh $299
  • OS/2 $349
  • Unix $349

This information may be out of date. The vendor mailed me to say that they had a new version, together with a GCI toolkit, but did not give me any details.

Operating Systems

  • PC DOS
  • PC 32-bit Windows
  • OS/2
  • PC Windows
  • Unisys Unixware
  • Mac


  • Visual C++
  • Borland C++
  • Watcom C++
  • Symantec C++

Added : 1996-02-05 Amended: 1998-02-24 Licensing : Commercial

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