LZW Compression/Decompression Algorithm

Category:
String Manipulation
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Advanced
Author:
Mortaza Doulaty

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
Limpel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) is a universal lossless data compression algorithm created by Abraham Lempel, Jacob Ziv and Terry Welch. The form in the application has a place to type text in the top textBox. Click the Compress button and the lower text box will show the compressed data. Clear the top textBox and then press the Decompress button to see the original text output.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download lzw.zip