brotli: A Compression Format Optimized for the Web

A lossless compressed data format that uses a combination of the LZ77 algorithm and Huffman coding. Brotli is similar in speed to deflate (gzip) but offers more dense compression.

Version: 1.3.0
Suggests: spelling, knitr, R.rsp, microbenchmark, rmarkdown, ggplot2
Published: 2022-10-14
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.brotli
Author: Jeroen Ooms ORCID iD [aut, cre], Google, Inc [aut, cph] (Brotli C++ library)
Maintainer: Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: (spec) (upstream) (devel)
NeedsCompilation: yes
Language: en-US
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: brotli results


Reference manual: brotli.pdf
Vignettes: Text Compression in R: brotli, gzip, xz and bz2
Comparison of Brotli, Deflate, Zopfli, LZMA, LZHAM and Bzip2 Compression Algorithms


Package source: brotli_1.3.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): brotli_1.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): brotli_1.3.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): brotli_1.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): brotli_1.3.0.tgz
Old sources: brotli archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: Racmacs, reqres, rtsdata
Reverse suggests: webfakes


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