A free product of rapidlasso GmbH - quickly turns bulky LAS files into
compact LAZ files without information loss. LASzip is a compression library that
was developed by Martin Isenburg for compressing ASPRS LAS format data in his
LAStools. It has been provided as an LGPL-licensed stand-alone software library
to allow other softwares that handle LAS data to read and write LASzip-compressed
data. The BSD-licensed libLAS and the LGPL-licensed LASlib can take advantage of
LASzip to read and write compressed data.