General-purpose data compression with high compression ratio

Current version

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require xz to be installed:
avfs 1.0.2 Virtual file system that facilitates looking inside archives
latexila 3.22.1 LaTeX editor for the GNOME desktop
shogun 6.0.0 Large scale machine learning toolbox
the_silver_searcher 2.1.0 Code-search similar to ack
fig2dev 3.2.6a_1 Translates figures generated by xfig to other formats
diffutils 3.6 File comparison utilities
pngcrush 1.8.13 Optimizer for PNG files
tarsnap 1.0.39 Online backups for the truly paranoid
uchardet 0.0.6 Encoding detector library
libquicktime 1.2.4_4 Library for reading and writing quicktime files
gconf 3.2.6_1 System for storing user application preferences
shared-mime-info 1.9 Database of common MIME types
hardlink 0.3.0 Replace file copies using hardlinks
fetchmail 6.3.26 Fetch mail from a POP, IMAP, ETRN, or ODMR-capable server
remctl 3.13_1 Client/server application for remote execution of tasks
jhead 3.00_1 Extract Digicam setting info from EXIF JPEG headers
termrec 0.17 Record "videos" of terminal output
pgdbf 0.6.2 Converter of XBase/FoxPro tables to PostgreSQL
pixz 1.0.6 Parallel, indexed, xz compressor
wslay 1.0.0 C websocket library
ldapvi 1.7_3 Update LDAP entries with a text editor
logcheck 1.3.18 Mail anomalies in the system logfiles to the administrator
innoextract 1.6_2 Tool to unpack installers created by Inno Setup
libowfat 0.31 Reimplements libdjb
msmtp 1.6.6 SMTP client that can be used as an SMTP plugin for Mutt
rcs 5.9.4_1 GNU revision control system
avfs 1.0.5 Virtual file system that facilitates looking inside archives
audiofile 0.3.6_1 Reads and writes many common audio file formats
nvi 1.81.6_4 44BSD re-implementation of vi
omega 1.4.3 Packaged search engine for websites, built on top of Xapian
xar-mackyle 1.6.1 eXtensible ARchiver
raine 0.64.13 680x0 arcade emulator
bash-completion@2 2.7 Programmable completion for Bash 4.1+
cmocka 1.1.1 Unit testing framework for C
confuse 3.2.1 Configuration file parser library written in C
ghc@8.0 8.0.2 Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System
gnu-sed 4.4 GNU implementation of the famous stream editor
grep 3.1 GNU grep, egrep and fgrep
jumanpp 1.02 Japanese Morphological Analyzer based on RNNLM
libmypaint 1.3.0 MyPaint brush engine library
libssh 0.7.5 C library SSHv1/SSHv2 client and server protocols
llvm@3.7 3.7.1 Next-gen compiler infrastructure
vice 3.1_1 Versatile Commodore Emulator
desktop-file-utils 0.23 Command-line utilities for working with desktop entries
openjazz 20171024 Open source Jazz Jackrabit engine
flac 1.3.2 Free lossless audio codec
libwpg 0.3.2 Library for reading and parsing Word Perfect Graphics format
scotch 6.0.4_5 Graph/mesh/hypergraph partitioning, clustering, and ordering
zbackup 1.4.4_6 Globally-deduplicating backup tool (based on ideas in rsync)
lighttpd 1.4.48 Small memory footprint, flexible web-server
libetonyek 0.1.7 Interpret and import Apple Keynote presentations
libfreehand 0.1.2 Interpret and import Aldus/Macromedia/Adobe FreeHand documents
orc 0.4.28 Oil Runtime Compiler (ORC)
libwps 0.4.8 Library to import files in MS Works format
kvazaar 1.2.0 Ultravideo HEVC encoder
bazaar 2.7.0_1 Friendly powerful distributed version control system
ome-files 0.5.0 Open Microscopy Environment (OME) File scientific image I/O library
game-music-emu 0.6.2 Videogame music file emulator collection
libcdr 0.1.4_2 C++ library to parse the file format of CorelDRAW documents
libebml 1.3.5 Sort of a sbinary version of XML
alpine 2.21 News and email agent
squashfs 4.3_1 Compressed read-only file system for Linux
ococo Ococo, the first online consensus caller
openttd 1.7.2 Simulation game based upon Transport Tycoon Deluxe
coreutils 8.29 GNU File, Shell, and Text utilities
shmcat 1.9 Tool that dumps shared memory segments (System V and POSIX)
writerperfect 0.9.6 Library for importing WordPerfect documents
grib-api 1.25.0 Encode and decode grib messages (editions 1 and 2)
zsh 5.4.2_3 UNIX shell (command interpreter)
codec2 0.7 Open source speech codec
libpagemaker 0.0.4 Imports file format of Aldus/Adobe PageMaker documents
perl 5.26.1 Highly capable, feature-rich programming language
scummvm 2.0.0 Graphic adventure game interpreter
gettext GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library
libarchive 3.3.2 Multi-format archive and compression library
pod2man 4.10 Perl documentation generator
texinfo 6.5 Official documentation format of the GNU project
unzip 6.0_3 Extraction utility for .zip compressed archives
stress-ng 0.09.11 Stress test a computer system in various selectable ways
whois 5.3.0 Lookup tool for domain names and other internet resources
autogen 5.18.12_1 Automated text file generator
w3m 0.5.3_5 Pager/text based browser
mu 1.0 Tool for searching e-mail messages stored in the maildir-format
dtc 1.4.6 Device tree compiler
p7zip 16.02_1 7-Zip (high compression file archiver) implementation
ant 1.10.2 Java build tool
libmpdclient 2.14 Library for MPD in the C, C++, and Objective-C languages
mpc 0.29 Command-line music player client for mpd
ffmpeg 3.4.2 Play, record, convert, and stream audio and video
monetdb 11.27.13 Column-store database
knot 2.6.5 High-performance authoritative-only DNS server
libav 12.3 Audio and video processing tools
qt 5.10.1 Cross-platform application and UI framework
bcftools 1.7 Tools for BCF/VCF files and variant calling from samtools
ppl 1.2 Parma Polyhedra Library: numerical abstractions for analysis, verification
gdnsd 2.4.0 Authoritative-only DNS server
git 2.16.2 Distributed revision control system
ocaml 4.06.1 General purpose programming language in the ML family
nasm 2.13.03 Netwide Assembler (NASM) is an 80x86 assembler
wine 3.0 Run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows
zip 3.0 Compression and file packaging/archive utility
kibana@5.6 5.6.8 Analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch
ruby@2.2 2.2.9_3 Powerful, clean, object-oriented scripting language
ruby@2.3 2.3.6_3 Powerful, clean, object-oriented scripting language
stella 5.1.1 Atari 2600 VCS emulator
gawk 4.2.1 GNU awk utility
gnu-cobol 2.2 Implements much of the COBOL 85 and COBOL 2002 standards
yash 2.46 Yet another shell: a POSIX-compliant command-line shell
libomp 5.0.1 LLVM's OpenMP runtime library
pygobject 2.28.7_1 GLib/GObject/GIO Python bindings for Python 2
dateutils 0.4.3 Tools to manipulate dates with a focus on financial data
libepoxy 1.5.0 Library for handling OpenGL function pointer management
binwalk 2.1.1_4 Searches a binary image for embedded files and executable code
gnome-doc-utils 0.20.10_1 Documentation utilities for the GNOME project
nghttp2 1.31.0 HTTP/2 C Library
xapian 1.4.5 C++ search engine library with many bindings
llvm@3.9 3.9.1_1 Next-gen compiler infrastructure
wireguard-tools 0.0.20180304 Tools for the WireGuard secure network tunnel
gitlab-runner 10.5.0 The official GitLab CI runner written in Go
node@4 4.8.7_1 Platform built on V8 to build network applications
openvpn 2.4.5 SSL/TLS VPN implementing OSI layer 2 or 3 secure network extension
node 9.8.0 Platform built on V8 to build network applications
nim 0.18.0_1 Statically typed, imperative programming language
gsettings-desktop-schemas 3.28.0 GSettings schemas for desktop components
cockroach 1.1.6 Distributed SQL database
cloog 0.18.4_3 Generate code for scanning Z-polyhedra
mingw-w64 5.0.3_3 Minimalist GNU for Windows and GCC cross-compilers
r 3.4.4 Software environment for statistical computing
glib-networking 2.56.0 Network related modules for glib
libvorbis 1.3.6 Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec
dynare 4.5.4_2 Platform for economic models, particularly DSGE and OLG models
pygobject3 3.28.1 GNOME Python bindings (based on GObject Introspection)
weechat 2.1 Extensible IRC client
automake 1.16.1 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
crosstool-ng 1.23.0_1 Tool for building toolchains
gnu-complexity 1.10 Measures complexity of C source
gnu-smalltalk 3.2.5_6 GNU Smalltalk interpreter and image
graphicsmagick 1.3.28_1 Image processing tools collection
guile 2.2.3_1 GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions
guile@2.0 2.0.14_2 GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions
imagemagick 7.0.7-27 Tools and libraries to manipulate images in many formats
rpm 4.14.1 Standard unix software packaging tool
zbar 0.10_8 Suite of barcodes-reading tools
ghc@8.2 8.2.2 Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System
at-spi2-core 2.26.2_1 Protocol definitions and daemon for D-Bus at-spi
atk 2.28.1_1 GNOME accessibility toolkit
clutter 1.26.2_1 Generic high-level canvas library
cogl 1.22.2_1 Low level OpenGL abstraction library developed for Clutter
gcab 0.7_1 Windows installer (.MSI) tool
gdk-pixbuf 2.36.11_1 Toolkit for image loading and pixel buffer manipulation
gdl 3.28.0_1 GNOME Docking Library provides docking features for GTK+ 3
geocode-glib 3.24.0_1 GNOME library for gecoding and reverse geocoding
gmime 3.2.0_1 MIME mail utilities
gom 0.3.3_3 GObject wrapper around SQLite
gtk+ 2.24.32_2 GUI toolkit
gtk+3 3.22.29_1 Toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces
gtk-mac-integration 2.0.8_2 Integrates GTK macOS applications with the Mac desktop
gxml 0.16.3_1 GObject-based XML DOM API
json-glib 1.2.8_1 Library for JSON, based on GLib
latexila 3.26.1_4 LaTeX editor for the GNOME desktop
libchamplain 0.12.16_1 ClutterActor for displaying maps
libgtop 2.38.0_1 Library for portably obtaining information about processes
libgweather 3.26.1_1 GNOME library for weather, locations and timezones
librest 0.8.1_1 Library to access RESTful web services
libsecret 0.18.5_2 Library for storing/retrieving passwords and other secrets
pango 1.42.0_1 Framework for layout and rendering of i18n text
baobab 3.28.0_1 Gnome disk usage analyzer
corebird 1.7.4_2 Native Gtk+ Twitter Client
easy-tag 2.4.3_1 Application for viewing and editing audio file tags
efl 1.20.7_1 Enlightenment Foundation Libraries
file-roller 3.28.0_1 GNOME archive manager
fontforge 20170731_3 Command-line outline and bitmap font editor/converter
gitg 3.26.0_3 GNOME GUI client to view git repositories
gnome-autoar 0.2.3_1 GNOME library for archive handling
gnumeric 1.12.39_1 GNOME Spreadsheet Application
gspell 1.8.0_1 Flexible API to implement spellchecking in GTK+ applications
gst-editing-services 1.14.0_1 GStreamer Editing Services
gst-plugins-ugly 1.14.0_1 Library for constructing graphs of media-handling components
gtkmm 2.24.5_1 C++ interfaces for GTK+ and GNOME
gtksourceviewmm3 3.18.0_1 C++ bindings for gtksourceview3
gupnp-av 0.12.10_1 Library to help implement UPnP A/V profiles
gupnp 1.0.2_1 Framework for creating UPnP devices and control points
gnome-builder 3.24.2_7 IDE for GNOME
libhttpseverywhere 0.8.2_2 Bring HTTPSEverywhere to desktop apps
librsvg 2.42.2_1 Library to render SVG files using Cairo
openslide 3.4.1_4 C library to read whole-slide images (a.k.a. virtual slides)
pangomm 2.40.1_1 C++ interface to Pango
pdf2htmlex 0.14.6_20 PDF to HTML converter
prefixsuffix 0.6.9_1 GUI batch renaming utility
vte 0.28.2_2 Terminal emulator widget used by GNOME terminal

Recent formula history

ilovezfs xz: use a different mirror for primary url (#14511)
chdiza xz: Use https for homepage and mirror (#13327)
FX Coudert xz: drop universal
JCount xz: add back in universal option
FX Coudert xz: drop universal

Formula code at GitHub