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Why does Mathematica consume so much memory when reading binary data?

There are somewhat similar questions on here, but I didn't find a satisfying answer for this case: I import a 1.7 GB binary data file using the following command: ...
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How to force the writing of buffers onto disk?

Usually, buffering is good; except when you critically need to write data to disk. Is there a way to force the writing of buffers onto disk? (I'm using a binary file) I believe a ...
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Does NumericArray always maintain data unmodified?

Suppose that we create a NumericArray using a LibraryLink function, then pass this to another one. Is NumericArray guaranteed to maintain the binary data as it was ...
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Converting hex string to ByteArray

With blockchain support, it should finally become straightforward to convert string hashes to ByteArray, but I still can't figure out the canonical Wolfram way of ...
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How to recover plaintext from .MX files?

I need a function to deserialize the contents of an MX source file for reading. We can’t simply use Get because I don’t want to load or run the code, but rather to ...
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Efficiently transform sequentially generated integer matrices into boolean matrices

Assume you have a list of 5 numbers, eg L = {14, 7, 11, 14, 0};. Now, what you want to do with this list, is to transform each entry into eg a binary list, using <...
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The binary of negative integer number

I have a question about the binary of negative integer number in Mathematica. In most implementations, negative signed integers are stored in what is called two's complement. The other major way of ...
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Binary Image Size after import

I have a lot of binary images I would like to import into mathematica. Each of them is 132kB (1024x1024) big. Like the following: As soon as I import it into Mathematica however and call ByteCount[...
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Export 1bit Image

I have a binary image like the following one: How can I export it as an 1bit image instead of an 8bit one? If I export it in tiff it automatically becomes an 8bit one. Best, Max