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Filter IdentifierNameShort Description
305LZOLZO lossless compression used by PyTables
307BZIP2BZIP2 lossless compression used by PyTables
32000LZFLZF lossless compression used by H5Py project
32001BLOSCBlosc lossless compression used by PyTables
32002MAFISCModified LZMA compression filter, MAFISC (Multidimensional Adaptive Filtering Improved Scientific data Compression)
32003SnappySnappy lossless compression
32004LZ4LZ4 fast lossless compression algorithm
32005APAXSamplify's APAX Numerical Encoding Technology
32006CBFAll imgCIF/CBF compressions and decompressions, including Canonical, Packed, Packed Version 2, Byte Offset and Nibble Offset
32007JPEG-XREnables images to be compressed/decompressed with JPEG-XR compression
32008bitshuffleExtreme version of shuffle filter that shuffles data at bit level instead of byte level
32009SPDPSPDP fast lossless compression algorithm for single- and double-precision floating-point data
32010LPC-RiceLPC-Rice multi-threaded lossless compression
32011CCSDS-123ESA CCSDS-123 multi-threaded compression filter
32012JPEG-LSCharLS JPEG-LS multi-threaded compression filter
32013zfpRate, accuracy or precision bounded compression for floating-point arrays
32014fpzipFast and Efficient Lossy or Lossless Compressor for Floating-Point Data
32015ZstandardReal-time compression algorithm with wide range of compression / speed trade-off and fast decoder
32016B³DGPU based image compression method developed for light-microscopy applications
32017SZAn error-bounded lossy compressor for scientific floating-point data
32018FCIDECOMPEUMETSAT CharLS compression filter for use with netCDF
32019JPEGJpeg compression filter
32020VBZCompression filter for raw dna signal data used by Oxford Nanopore
32021FAPECVersatile and efficient data compressor supporting many kinds of data and using an outlier-resilient entropy coder
32022BitGroomThe BitGroom quantization algorithm
32023Granular BitRound (GBR)

The GBG quantization algorithm is a significant improvement to the BitGroom filter


A modular error-bounded lossy compression framework for scientific datasets


Lossless compression algorithm optimized for digitized analog signals based on delta encoding and rice coding

32026BLOSCThe recent new-generation version of the Blosc compression library

Example Code to enable BZIP2 Compression in HDF5