Amid the multiple flavors of zip/compression components offered by Xceed, it can be confusing to some as to which one is the right one for a project.
A simple way to eliminate a couple of options is to start with the targeted platform.
*via a .NET wrapper automatically generated by Visual Studio. Application must target x86.
Already the list is narrowed down to 1-3 products per development framework, which should make the decision much easier. For example, only Xceed Real-Time Zip for Silverlight can be used in Silverlight; therefore, if you are creating a Silverlight project that requires zip compression, Xceed Real-Time Zip for Silverlight is the product you wanted to be looking at.
At this point, since we have already narrowed down which product can be used with which development framework, we can narrow the list down even further by determining what features the product must have.
1- When reading sequentially until item is reached.
3- PPMd not supported
Although the above table provides a detailed view of the major features, it is far from being complete. The extensive list of features for each product can be found in each product’s respective documentation, or online at the following locations:
Xceed Real-Time Zip for .NET
Xceed Zip for .NET
Xceed Zip for .NET w/SFX Module
Xceed Real-Time Zip for .NET Compact Framework
Xceed Zip for .NET Compact Framework
Xceed Real-Time Zip for Silverlight
Xceed Streaming Compression Library
Xceed Zip Compression Library
Xceed Zip for x64