UPX

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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languageC++
Latest release3.95 []

Project health

81
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Why this tool?

UPX is the abbreviation for "Ultimate Packer for eXecutables". It is considered to be a tool with a good compression ratio and fast decompression. It can be used to compress executables, making them smaller, while still having a low overhead of memory due to in-place decompression.

Background information

UPX is free and open source software (GPv2+). It has special exceptions for commercial programs (see UPX License Agreement).

Author and Maintainers

Maintainers

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