Versions tested: 0.51
Optimal parameters: p-b118m
Authors: Dzmitry Malyshau
Algorithms: BWT+DC
Notable peformances: -


The Dark project's subpage:

You can also find source code for latest GUI & console versions of the compressor.

Also there is an abandoned sourceforge page:

I'm planning to upload sources there as well.

author's decription. March 9, 2009


The compressor is featured in the BWT comparison.

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Qualified configurations
Ver Rating CPR DPR S.E. R.E. Ratio C. kB/s D. kB/s
0.51 17 29 3 54 0 3.102 4815 6185

Version info

0.51, tar: yes, mode: 32-bit, crc32: a66c2bca, decoder: 31 kB, tested: 2010 Apr 16
compression: dark.exe <args> <src>
decompression: dark.exe u <cfile>