Text compression utility using the Huffman Code algorithm.
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Final-Spring17CS331

This serves as a working directory for my submission for this section's final project.

IMPORTANT: This was developed using Python 3.6, this program will not run if you attempt to run it with Python 2.

Usage:

python main.py

You can also execute the script itself from Explorer if you wish.

Recommended to store test files in a /tests/ directory and then enter the file with its directory.

For example, if I have a file test1.txt in tests/ directory and I want to use that, I would enter tests/test1.txt into the console.

This program outputs a total of three files:

  • huff.hex is for retrieving the huffman tree.
  • out.hex is for storing the encoded file.
  • decoded.txt is the output, decoded text file.