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Compression is the reduction in size of data without losing information.

Compression is the reduction in size of data in order to save space. In the cryptographic field, it is not uncommon to compress big data files before encrypting them. Among the reasons for compression is the reason that a smaller filesize simply compresses faster, taking less time and using less resources.

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