Improved file/folder picking for Firefox and upgrade of UWP app
Kiwix JS PWA and Electron / NWJS / UWP apps for Linux and Windows are now at version 2.5.6. These apps Features: Greatly improved file and folder picking experience for Firefox users and for any browser or framework that supports the Webkitdirectory API. The app now has the ability to pick a folder of ZIM archives in...read more
New WikiMed app for Linux and Windows v2.4.8
WikiMed by Kiwix is now at v2.4.8. The headline feature is a new, modern bundling system which makes a smaller, faster core app with better memory management, while still supporting the same wide range of modern and legacy browsers. The packages contain the March 2023 WikiMed English ZIM (mdwiki_en_all_maxi_2023-03), because there have been no new...read more
Kiwix JS for Windows and Linux v2.0.0 is out!
Kiwix-JS 3.4.0 is out!
Kiwix-JS 3.3.0 is out!
Kiwix-JS is a light-weight alternative to Kiwix for Windows but most importantly it is the one powering the Kiwix browser extensions for Chrome, Edge, and Firefox! Because of some limitations its primary purpose is to help people access Wikipedia offline, as at the moment it is not compatible with videos or zimit-generated zim files. Here...read more
Kiwix-JS 3.0 is out!
The lightweight web app and browser extension version of Kiwix, Kiwix JS, has now reached version 3.0. It is primarily intended for use as a browser extension/add-on, and you can find one for your browser by searching for Kiwix in the Mozilla, Chrome and Edge extension stores. Now you can have modern, fully supported Kiwix right there...read more
How to report a bug
Issues -whether they’re actual bug reports or feature requests- are the basics of any software improvement. Developers must be able to clearly identify the problems that are brought to them before they can attempt to improve things. Why report an issue? Well, it looks like something is not working properly on your app. You can...read more
We’re on Edge (extension release notes)
So besides being the worst pun of the year for a blog title, there is an actual release of a Kiwix-JS extension for Edge, the new Microsoft browser with a cool logo. It also comes with the update for Kiwix-JS 2.8, that also works on Firefox and Chrome. New: Intelligently select the best Storage API...read more
Kiwix-JS 2.7.0 release notes
Kiwix-JS is the browser extension for Chrome and Firefox. Download it here (Google) or here (FF) and read zim files without leaving the comfort of your favourite browser window (call it confinement within your confinement). What is new Selectable dark mode for app UI and for articles; Optional transition between app pages; Native asset caching...read more