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<big>'''What is Kiwix?'''</big><br>
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'''What is Kiwix?'''
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Kiwix allows you to enjoy a lot of different web content offline and without any access to internet. It's a software especially intended to make Wikipedia available without internet, but it is potentially suitable for all HTML content.
 
Kiwix allows you to enjoy a lot of different web content offline and without any access to internet. It's a software especially intended to make Wikipedia available without internet, but it is potentially suitable for all HTML content.
 
<br>Kiwix is a ''Free Software'' licensed under the GPL3 which means you can '''freely''' distribute and share it with other people.
 
<br>Kiwix is a ''Free Software'' licensed under the GPL3 which means you can '''freely''' distribute and share it with other people.
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<big>'''FAQ''' </big><br>Here are answers to some common questions about Kiwix:
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Here are answers to some common questions about Kiwix:
 
*Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?
 
*Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?
 
*Where can I find new content?
 
*Where can I find new content?
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*And more questions ...
 
*And more questions ...
 
'''[[FAQ|→ Click here to see the answers]]'''
 
'''[[FAQ|→ Click here to see the answers]]'''
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<big>'''What is Library?'''</big><br>
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The Library is a place that you can organize your .ZIM files and see the details about them. You can load a specific .ZIM file or remove that from your library and also you can search for new available .ZIM files and then download them just by a click.<br>You will need the Library if you want to switch between your installed .ZIM file files. For instance, if you are using the English Wikipedia ZIM content and want to read an article of French Wikipedia, you should load the latter ZIM file from your Library.<br>
 
The Library is a place that you can organize your .ZIM files and see the details about them. You can load a specific .ZIM file or remove that from your library and also you can search for new available .ZIM files and then download them just by a click.<br>You will need the Library if you want to switch between your installed .ZIM file files. For instance, if you are using the English Wikipedia ZIM content and want to read an article of French Wikipedia, you should load the latter ZIM file from your Library.<br>
  
 
'''[[Help/Library|→ Click here to see more information about the Library.]]'''
 
'''[[Help/Library|→ Click here to see more information about the Library.]]'''
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<big>'''Where to start from?''' </big><br>
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Kiwix is generally distributed and bundled with a content package. This package may be the content from Wikipedia, Ubuntu documentation or any other online contents been build for Kiwix.<br>
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Kiwix is generally distributed and bundled with a content package. This package may be the content from Wikipedia, Ubuntu documentation or any other online contents been build for Kiwix.
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You'll see the '''Help page''' (the current page) after launching Kiwix and at the program start-up, unless you have installed a content package before, which in that case you should see the content's '''default page'''.<br>
 
You'll see the '''Help page''' (the current page) after launching Kiwix and at the program start-up, unless you have installed a content package before, which in that case you should see the content's '''default page'''.<br>
 
Kiwix content packages, called '''''ZIM files''''', are not belonged to Kiwix. ZIM file format has been created by the [http://openzim.org OpenZIM project], but Kiwix focuses on the offline content of Wikipedia and you can see the more information about the ZIM files of Wikipedia in '''[[Wikipedia in all languages|this page]]'''.
 
Kiwix content packages, called '''''ZIM files''''', are not belonged to Kiwix. ZIM file format has been created by the [http://openzim.org OpenZIM project], but Kiwix focuses on the offline content of Wikipedia and you can see the more information about the ZIM files of Wikipedia in '''[[Wikipedia in all languages|this page]]'''.
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<big>'''User guide'''</big><br>
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Kiwix is a user-friendly and easy-to-use software. It works like the ordinary web-browsers and has the same abilities they have.
 
Kiwix is a user-friendly and easy-to-use software. It works like the ordinary web-browsers and has the same abilities they have.
 
<br>You can navigate the pages, change the appearance of the program to the one you wish to have, save or print the pages, copy-paste them, search through the pages or find a phrase in the text of a page and many other functions and abilities.
 
<br>You can navigate the pages, change the appearance of the program to the one you wish to have, save or print the pages, copy-paste them, search through the pages or find a phrase in the text of a page and many other functions and abilities.
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'''[[User guide|→ Click here to read the instructions]]'''
 
'''[[User guide|→ Click here to read the instructions]]'''
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<big>'''Contact us!''' </big>
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* [http://input.kiwix.org Leave us a feedback or an idea]
 
* [http://input.kiwix.org Leave us a feedback or an idea]
 
* [http://reportabug.kiwix.org Report a bug] or [http://requestafeature.kiwix.org request a feature]
 
* [http://reportabug.kiwix.org Report a bug] or [http://requestafeature.kiwix.org request a feature]
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* Jabber: kelson (at) kiwix.org
 
* Jabber: kelson (at) kiwix.org
 
* IRC: #kiwix on irc.freenode.net [irc://irc.freenode.net/kiwix join] or [http://chat.kiwix.org use the web interface]
 
* IRC: #kiwix on irc.freenode.net [irc://irc.freenode.net/kiwix join] or [http://chat.kiwix.org use the web interface]
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Welcome to Kiwix!
What do you need help with?

HSUtvald.svg

What is Kiwix?
Kiwix allows you to enjoy a lot of different web content offline and without any access to internet. It's a software especially intended to make Wikipedia available without internet, but it is potentially suitable for all HTML content.
Kiwix is a Free Software licensed under the GPL3 which means you can freely distribute and share it with other people.

FAQ icon.svg

FAQ
Here are answers to some common questions about Kiwix:

  • Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?
  • Where can I find new content?
  • Is it possible to update a ZIM file?
  • How can I build a ZIM file by myself?
  • And more questions ...

→ Click here to see the answers

Nuvola apps bookcase.svg

What is Library?
The Library is a place that you can organize your .ZIM files and see the details about them. You can load a specific .ZIM file or remove that from your library and also you can search for new available .ZIM files and then download them just by a click.
You will need the Library if you want to switch between your installed .ZIM file files. For instance, if you are using the English Wikipedia ZIM content and want to read an article of French Wikipedia, you should load the latter ZIM file from your Library.

→ Click here to see more information about the Library.

Gnome-system-help.svg

User guide
Kiwix is a user-friendly and easy-to-use software. It works like the ordinary web-browsers and has the same abilities they have.
You can navigate the pages, change the appearance of the program to the one you wish to have, save or print the pages, copy-paste them, search through the pages or find a phrase in the text of a page and many other functions and abilities.


→ Click here to read the instructions

Nuvola apps chat.png

Contact us!