General-purpose data compression with high compression ratio

Current version

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require xz to be installed:
gstreamermm 1.8.0 GStreamer C++ bindings
libgda 5.2.4_2 Provides unified data access to the GNOME project
avfs 1.0.2 Virtual file system that facilitates looking inside archives
latexila 3.22.1 LaTeX editor for the GNOME desktop
xfig 3.2.6a Interactive drawing tool for the X Window System
transfig 3.2.6a Translates figures generated by xfig to other formats
bcftools 1.4 Tools for BCF/VCF files and variant calling from samtools
htslib 1.4 C library for high-throughput sequencing data formats
armadillo 7.800.2 C++ linear algebra library
seqan 2.3.2 C++ library of sequence algorithms and data structures
shogun 6.0.0 Large scale machine learning toolbox
omcompiler 1.9.6_1 Modelica compiler translating Modelica to C code
gst-python 1.12.2 Python overrides for gobject-introspection-based pygst bindings
raine 0.64.13 680x0 arcade emulator
checkbashisms 2.17.9build1 Checks for bashisms in shell scripts
gom 0.3.3 GObject wrapper around SQLite
automake 1.15.1 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
libpng 1.6.32 Library for manipulating PNG images
mpfr 3.1.6 C library for multiple-precision floating-point computations
node 8.5.0 Platform built on V8 to build network applications
glib 2.54.0 Core application library for C
libtiff 4.0.8_4 TIFF library and utilities
libunistring 0.9.7 C string library for manipulating Unicode strings
perl 5.26.0 Highly capable, feature-rich programming language
gcc 7.2.0 GNU compiler collection
ocaml 4.05.0 General purpose programming language in the ML family
qt 5.9.1 Cross-platform application and UI framework
gdk-pixbuf 2.36.10 Toolkit for image loading and pixel buffer manipulation
ghostscript 9.21_4 Interpreter for PostScript and PDF
gnutls 3.5.15 GNU Transport Layer Security (TLS) Library
hicolor-icon-theme 0.17 Fallback theme for FreeDesktop.org icon themes
libepoxy 1.4.3 Library for handling OpenGL function pointer management
poppler 0.59.0_1 PDF rendering library (based on the xpdf-3.0 code base)
vala 0.38.1 Compiler for the GObject type system
librsvg 2.40.18 Library to render SVG files using Cairo
pypy3 5.8.0 Implementation of Python 3 in Python
json-glib 1.2.8 Library for JSON, based on GLib
gstreamer 1.12.2 Development framework for multimedia applications
pygobject3 3.26.0 GNOME Python bindings (based on GObject Introspection)
wine 2.0.2_3 Run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows
gst-plugins-base 1.12.2 GStreamer plugins (well-supported, basic set)
libmpdclient 2.13 Library for MPD in the C, C++, and Objective-C languages
libsigc++ 2.10.0 Callback framework for C++
libgee 0.20.0 Collection library providing GObject-based interfaces
texinfo 6.5 Official documentation format of the GNU project
gtk-mac-integration 2.0.8_1 Integrates GTK macOS applications with the Mac desktop
guile 2.2.2 GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions
gtkmm 2.24.5 C++ interfaces for GTK+ and GNOME
pangomm 2.40.1 C++ interface to Pango
the_silver_searcher 2.1.0 Code-search similar to ack
libpeas 1.22.0 GObject plugin library
gdb 8.0.1 GNU debugger
gspell 1.6.0 Flexible API to implement spellchecking in GTK+ applications
r 3.4.1_2 Software environment for statistical computing
ccache 3.3.4_1 Object-file caching compiler wrapper
clutter 1.26.2 Generic high-level canvas library
cogl 1.22.2 Low level OpenGL abstraction library developed for Clutter
emacs 25.3 GNU Emacs text editor
fig2dev 3.2.6a_1 Translates figures generated by xfig to other formats
node@6 6.11.3 Platform built on V8 to build network applications
desktop-file-utils 0.23 Command-line utilities for working with desktop entries
libav 12.1 Audio and video processing tools
libetonyek 0.1.6_1 Interpret and import Apple Keynote presentations
libxml++ 2.40.1 C++ wrapper for libxml
libquvi 0.4.1_1 C library to parse flash media stream properties
libsecret 0.18.5_1 Library for storing/retrieving passwords and other secrets
libxkbcommon 0.7.2 Keyboard handling library
midnight-commander 4.8.19 Terminal-based visual file manager
w3m 0.5.3_1 Pager/text based browser
llvm@3.9 3.9.1_1 Next-gen compiler infrastructure
qt@5.7 5.7.1 Cross-platform application and UI framework
jbig2dec 0.13_1 JBIG2 decoder and library (for monochrome documents)
diffutils 3.6 File comparison utilities
pngcrush 1.8.13 Optimizer for PNG files
whois 5.2.18 Lookup tool for domain names and other internet resources
gupnp 1.0.2 Framework for creating UPnP devices and control points
lftp 4.8.1 Sophisticated file transfer program
node@4 4.8.4_1 Platform built on V8 to build network applications
tarsnap 1.0.39 Online backups for the truly paranoid
aria2 1.32.0 Download with resuming and segmented downloading
libvirt 3.7.0 C virtualization API
pass 1.7.1 Password manager
clang-format 2017-06-22 Formatting tools for C, C++, Obj-C, Java, JavaScript, TypeScript
uchardet 0.0.6 Encoding detector library
zbar 0.10_7 Suite of barcodes-reading tools
grib-api 1.23.1 Encode and decode grib messages (editions 1 and 2)
libgetdata 0.10.0 Reference implementation of the Dirfile Standards
gnu-complexity 1.10 Measures complexity of C source
gnu-smalltalk 3.2.5_5 GNU Smalltalk interpreter and image
m4 1.4.18 Macro processing language
folly 2017.09.18.00 Collection of reusable C++ library artifacts developed at Facebook
squid 3.5.27 Advanced proxy caching server for HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and Gopher
dpkg 1.18.24 Debian package management system
gitlab-ci-multi-runner 9.5.0 The official GitLab CI runner written in Go
glibmm 2.54.1 C++ interface to glib
transmission 2.92_1 Lightweight BitTorrent client
libcdr 0.1.3_3 C++ library to parse the file format of CorelDRAW documents
libchamplain 0.12.16 ClutterActor for displaying maps
libfreehand 0.1.1_1 Interpret and import Aldus/Macromedia/Adobe FreeHand documents
libgxps 0.2.5_2 GObject based library for handling and rendering XPS documents
libmwaw 0.3.12 Library for converting legacy Mac document formats
libnotify 0.7.7 Library that sends desktop notifications to a notification daemon
libpagemaker 0.0.3 Imports file format of Aldus/Adobe PageMaker documents
libpng@1.2 1.2.54 Library for manipulating PNG images
libquicktime 1.2.4_4 Library for reading and writing quicktime files
libtommath 1.0.1 C library for number theoretic multiple-precision integers
libwps 0.4.7 Library to import files in MS Works format
libxml++3 3.0.1 C++ wrapper for libxml
gconf 3.2.6_1 System for storing user application preferences
gdnsd 2.2.4 Authoritative-only DNS server
geocode-glib 3.24.0 GNOME library for gecoding and reverse geocoding
ghex 3.18.3 GNOME hex editor
gjs 1.50.0 JavaScript Bindings for GNOME
gnome-doc-utils 0.20.10 Documentation utilities for the GNOME project
gst-editing-services 1.12.2 GStreamer Editing Services
gst-plugins-ugly 1.12.2_1 Library for constructing graphs of media-handling components
gtksourceviewmm3 3.18.0 C++ bindings for gtksourceview3
shared-mime-info 1.9 Database of common MIME types
wireguard-tools 0.0.20170918 Tools for the WireGuard secure network tunnel
mat 0.5.4_1 Metadata anonymization toolkit
mednafen 0.9.48 Multi-system emulator
hardlink 0.3.0 Replace file copies using hardlinks
rcs 5.9.4 GNU revision control system
redshift 1.11 Adjust color temperature of your screen according to your surroundings
fastd 18_2 Fast and Secure Tunnelling Daemon
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
yelp-tools 3.18.0 Tools that help create and edit Mallard or DocBook documentation.
scummvm-tools 1.9.0 Collection of tools for ScummVM
stella 5.0.2 Atari 2600 VCS emulator
jhead 3.00_1 Extract Digicam setting info from EXIF JPEG headers
rabbitmq 3.6.12 Messaging broker
cclive 0.7.16_2 Command-line video extraction utility
anjuta 3.26.0 GNOME Integrated Development Environment
clutter-gst 3.0.24 ClutterMedia interface using GStreamer for video and audio
termrec 0.17 Record "videos" of terminal output
arx-libertatis 1.1.2_1 Cross-platform, open source port of Arx Fatalis
at-spi2-core 2.26.0 Protocol definitions and daemon for D-Bus at-spi
avro-c 1.8.2 Data serialization system
dateutils 0.4.2 Tools to manipulate dates with a focus on financial data
debianutils 4.8.2 Miscellaneous utilities specific to Debian
pgdbf 0.6.2 Converter of XBase/FoxPro tables to PostgreSQL
pixz 1.0.6 Parallel, indexed, xz compressor
pod2man 4.09 Perl documentation generator
prips 1.0.1 Print the IP addresses in a given range
pxz 4.999.9_2 Compression utility
wslay 1.0.0 C websocket library
exim 4.89_2 Complete replacement for sendmail
ldapvi 1.7_3 Update LDAP entries with a text editor
log4cplus 1.2.0 Logging Framework for C++
logcheck 1.3.18 Mail anomalies in the system logfiles to the administrator
valabind 1.4.0 Vala bindings for radare, reverse engineering framework
vte 0.28.2 Terminal emulator widget used by GNOME terminal
corebird 1.6 Native Gtk+ Twitter Client
cppi 1.18 Indent C preprocessor directives to reflect their nesting
crosstool-ng 1.23.0 Tool for building toolchains
git 2.14.1 Distributed revision control system
help2man 1.47.5 Automatically generate simple man pages
libhttpseverywhere 0.6.0 Bring HTTPSEverywhere to desktop apps
msitools 0.97 Windows installer (.MSI) tool
mytop 1.9.1_3 Top-like query monitor for MySQL
idutils 4.6 ID database and query tools
inetutils 1.9.4 GNU utilities for networking
innoextract 1.6_2 Tool to unpack installers created by Inno Setup
file-roller 3.26.0 GNOME archive manager
gitg 3.26.0 GNOME GUI client to view git repositories
glade 3.20.0_2 RAD tool for the GTK+ and GNOME environment
gnome-builder 3.24.2_3 IDE for GNOME
gnumeric 1.12.35 GNOME Spreadsheet Application
zenity 3.24.0 GTK+ dialog boxes for the command-line

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
Stephen add make check
Tomasz Pajor xz 5.2.3
chdiza xz 5.2.2
Nikolaus Wittenstein Add descriptions to all remaining homebrew packages
Joep Loijens xz 5.2.1
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