Home » Software I've written » Pigz windows port

Pigz windows port

Pigz is a parallel gzip implementation. It uses multiple cores to speed up compression and decompression.

This is a Windows port made by Krzysztof Kowalczyk.

Download

Download latest version :

Sources are at https://github.com/kjk/pigz

Have comments or questions about this software? Get in touch.

Usage

To compress: pigz [options] [files ...]

To uncompress: unpigz [options] [files ...]

pigz foo.txt will create foo.txt.gz, compressed with gzip algorithm, and delete foo.txt.

To not delete the source file, use --keep (-k) option.

To change the compression algorithm:

The suffix is:

All options