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
Our docker images are on now GHCR.io
We have been pushing our images to both docker.io and ghcr.io for a good while now (2y+). Following the recent (March 2023) announcement, re-announcement then cancellation announcement, we have decided to only publish our images to ghcr.io for the foreseeable future. For clarity’s sake, we have decided to remove all our images from docker.io as well. We are sorry if this caused you...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
Open-source is transparency!
We have just released Kiwix-desktop 2.2.0, fixing as usual a number of bugs. Such is software development. What’s interesting, however, is to look how the project has grown since the first grant from the Wikimedia Foundation, when we told them about building Kiwix 2.0 at the end of 2017. And because Kiwix’ code is entirely...read more
The new Kiwix Library is available
There has been bunch of releases with strange, complicated names lately: libkiwix 10.0, libzim 7, kiwix-tools 3.0, etc. So here what this all means: a new, cleaner way to figure out which zim files are available out there, and in which languages. And it’s all at library.kiwix.org An image is worth a thousand words, but it...read more
Zim-tools 3.0.0 is out!
After announcing the libzim7 release a month ago, we are proud to follow-up with the release of version 3.0.0 of the Zim-tools. Zim-tools is the Swiss-army knife for manipulating ZIM files and is actually a suite of command line tools (more info on building and manipulating zim files on the openZIM project). The most famous...read more
Libzim 7 is out!
This is with great joy that we can announce the official release of libzim 7.0.0. This is one of the biggest releases we have ever made: Almost one year of effort; 15,000 lines of code changed; Nearly 100 tickets closed; Code coverage increased from 50% to 85%. What does this new release bring? A strongly...read more