This package provides a Python interface for the LZ4 compression library by Yann Collet. Support is provided for Python 2 (from 2.6 onwards) and Python 3 (from 3.3 onwards).

The LZ4 library provides support for three specifications:

This Python interface currently supports the block format. Support for the frame format is also included as an unstable technology preview. Support for the streaming format will be available in a future release.