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'''Kiwix''' allows you to enjoy a lot of different content offline, without any access to internet. It's a desktop application, but we also realease release a [[Special:MyLanguage/{{ll|kiwix-serve}}|HTTP server version called ''kiwix-serve'']]. But before using Kiwix, you need to download it with in accordance with the operating system you're using. Then, after starting Kiwix on your computer, you will be able to choose the content of your wishes in the Kiwix library and download it directly from Kiwix.
== Microsoft Windows ==
'''Kiwix for Microsoft Windows''' is available in two formats:
* A [http portable version] you can directly use after unzipping the file. This version may also be installedIt is a 64-bit application and supports Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later.* A For Windows 10 devices (PC, tablet, mobile), [http Kiwix JS] is a UWP app available from the Microsoft Store.9_rc2/kiwix-0Kiwix JS supports Windows 10 on any device: x64, x86 and ARM.9-rc2-installer.exe/download self-extracting installer] you need to install before being able to use itZIM archives can be downloaded in the app.
Kiwix for Microsoft Windows is a 32-bit application and supports Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later and also is compatible with 64-bit operating systems.{{clr}}
== Apple Mac OS X ==
'''Kiwix for Apple Mac OS X''' is provided as DMG file. You simply need to download it, mount the DMG image and copy/install Kiwix to the Applications folder. So far, there is no portable (directly usable on a USB flash drive for example) version of Kiwix for Apple Mac OS X.
== Apple Mac OSX Android =={{Kiwix_download_button_for_macKiwix_download_button_for_android/enda}}'''Kiwix for Apple Mac OSXAndroid''' is provided as DMG filea version of Kiwix for all Android based mobile devices. You simply need It provides an easy way to enjoy Wikipedia and other ZIM files on all Android4+ devices. This app has a perfect Android look&feel and is extremely fast. Give it a try on [ Play Store] or [https://download it, mount the DMG image and Kiwix to kiwix.apk download directly the Applications folderAPK file]. So far, there is no portable (directly usable on a USB flash drive for example) version of  Kiwix for Apple Mac OSXAndroid is also available in alternative app stores like:* [ F-Droid]* [ Aptoide]* [ Opera Mobile Store]
== Android iOS =={{Kiwix_download_button_for_androidKiwix_download_button_for_ios/enda}}'''Kiwix for AndroidiOS''' is a new version of Kiwix. It provides an easy way to enjoy Wikipedia and other ZIM files on iPhone, iPad and all Android4iOS8+ devices. This app has a perfect Android iOS look&feel and is extremely fast. Give it a try on [ iOS App store].kiwixmobile Play  You first download the Kiwix program from the iTunes App Store] to your device and then download the ZIM data files of your choice (for example: Wikipedia or [https://sourceforgeWikiquote).net/projects/kiwix/ You can download the ZIM file (or files/ ) directly using the Kiwix App, but this may take a long time and is liable to errors. A faster and more reliable method is to use a computer to download directly the APK ZIM file from Sourceforge[[Content_in_all_languages|this web site]]then transfer the ZIM file to your iOS device using iTunes File Sharing
== GNU/Linux ==
'''Kiwix for GNU/Linux''' is a standalone application provided for the x86 architectures:
* [http 32 bits binaries] * [http 64 bits binaries] (Download this if you don't know)
Unpack the downloaded file and run the "kiwix" program. If you have a 64 bits x86 system and try to run the 32 bits version of Kiwix, check that you have the multi arch support installed on your computer.
We also provide a precompiled version of [[kiwix-serve]] and other Kiwix console tools for ARM CPUs. You may download it [http here].
A few GNU/Linux distributions also provide packages of Kiwix:
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| style="vertical-align:bottom;"|[[File:Archlinux.png|42px|center|link=http]]<small><p>[http /kiwix-bin/ &dArr; Archlinux]</p></small>
| style="vertical-align:bottom;"|[[File:logo_sugar.png|36px|center|link=http]]<small><p>[http &dArr; Sugar]</p></small>
== Source Code ==
'''Kiwix can run on almost every operating system.''' But, we don't provide pre-compiled binaries for all of them. If you are interested in running Kiwix on an operating system for which we don't provide binaries, you may download Kiwix source code and [[compilation{{ll|Compilation}}|compile Kiwix on your own]].
== See also ==
* [[Special:MyLanguage/{{ll|Features}}|Features]]* [[Special:MyLanguage/Wikipedia{{ll|WikipediaContent}}|Content]]* [[Special:MyLanguage/{{ll|Help}}|Help]]

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