jbzip2 is a free and open-source Java library that allows you to compress / decompress the bzip2 format.
jbzip2 provides an alternative to the Apache CBZip2InputStream / CBZip2OutputStream classes.
jbzip2 is a cross-platform utility capable of running on any operating system that comes with Java support (e.g. Mac OS X, Windows, Linux).
Here are some key features of "jbzip2":
· Decompressor 5% to 10% faster than CBZip2InputStream
· Compressor slower than CBZip2OutputStream in some cases, rather faster in others
· Code suitable for studying how the algorithms of BZip2 work
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Fixed numerous bugs in both compression and decompression.