Author Topic: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours  (Read 7036 times)

Offline therealjoeblow

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Hey all,

phpar2.exe is an optimized version of the original par2.exe from sourceforge by a gent named Paul Houle.  It is 100% syntax compatible with par2.exe, but 3-4 times faster. I have verified that it works fine with alt.binz, if you simply replace \misc\par2.exe with this version (of course you need to rename phpar2.exe to par2.exe).  Try it, I believe you'll be impressed at how much faster it is.

http://paulhoule.com/phpar2/index.php

Cheers
The REAL Joe

Offline Rdl

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Re: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2013, 09:56:33 am »
Have you tried comparing it to par2.exe alt.binz uses? Try it.

Offline therealjoeblow

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Re: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2013, 02:17:39 pm »
Yes I have, on my 3.2ghz Phenom II X4 (quad core), phpar is 3 to 4 times faster.  I directly compared par2.exe from the altbinz\misc folder against phpar.exe before I posted this recommendation.

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The REAL Joe

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Re: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2013, 02:53:46 pm »
That is very strange, better double check that. The reason is that altbinz already uses phpar 1.3

Offline leechmaster

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Re: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2013, 08:36:57 pm »
Seems quite impossible that alt.binz uses phpar 1.3 seing as the binary from the site above is completely different from the one in misc?

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Re: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2013, 08:40:34 pm »
Recompiled version with few bug fixes that seems to drag forever in original par2 source.

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Re: Recommendation: phpar2 - much faster than par2.exe - replace yours
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2013, 02:56:56 am »
Nice it does work faster
Cheers Joe