Hi! I am currently using LZW algorithm for compressing files but it cannot compress multimedia.
What possible process am I missing? Is there any method be done before entering the algorithm?
Enlighten me please.

Any help will do.

Thanks in advance.

If your algorithm is written to handle binary files (as opposed to text), then it really comes down to whether to file compresses well or not. Multimedia tends to be compressed already, so LZW might not yield good results.

Thanks for your reply. So this means LZW cannot compress most, but not all, multimedia files such as audio, video, and images?