MSCOMPRESS(1) General Commands Manual MSCOMPRESS(1)
mscompress – compress data using LZ77 algorithm
mscompress [ -h ] mscompress [ -V ] mscompress [ name … ]
Mscompress reduces the size of the named files using Lempel-Ziv coding (LZ77).
Each input file is compressed to file eding with underscore and original file
remains untouched. Output files then can be decompressed using Microsoft
EXPAND.EXE utility or msexpand. In other words, mscompress is binary com‐
patible with Microsoft’s COMPRESS.EXE
This program is written by Martin Hinner,
Algorithm & data structures by M. Winterhoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
mscompress package is available at ftp.penguin.cz/pub/users/mhi/.