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  • Last Updated : 06 Mar, 2020
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With the help of zlib.compress(s) method, we can get compress the bytes of string by using zlib.compress(s) method.

Syntax : zlib.compress(string)
Return : Return compressed string.

Example #1 :
In this example we can see that by using zlib.compress(s) method, we are able to compress the string in the byte format by using this method.




# import zlib and compress
import zlib
s = b'This is GFG author, and final year student.'
print(len(s))
  
# using zlib.compress(s) method
t = zlib.compress(s)
print(len(t))


Output :

43
49

Example #2 :




# import zlib and compress
import zlib
s = b'GeeksForGeeks@12345678'
print(len(s))
  
# using zlib.compress(s) method
t = zlib.compress(s)
print(len(t))


Output :

22
27

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