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Revision as of 16:23, 26 September 2019 by Wikifan (talk | contribs) (potential problem with wikipedia_en_all_nopic_2019-09.zim)
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The file wikipedia_en_all_novid.zim from May 2018 is not recognized as a zim file by either my Windows version of Kiwix or my Android version. I did a checksum for md5 and they match. I downloaded via the direct link as well as bitorrent. On my phone I also tried downloading it in the app where it broke it down into 2 GB files and that wasn't recognized either. I even tried uninstalling Kiwix on the phone and re-installing. Brted (talk) 02:11, 22 July 2018 (CEST)

Hi, We will release in the next days a Windows version of Kiwix able to deal with that new files. For Android, we recommend to just do not cut/split the file (so download separatly) and use last version 2.4 of Kiwix for Android. Kelson (talk) 07:42, 22 July 2018 (CEST)

I've just had the same problem... I was suspicious of the size of the file and the Kiwix program's capability of opening it... maybe you should for now permit the download of the latest 2017 .zim and give a warning for the 2018 one... JanPiteJanseke (talk) 14:05, 30 August 2018 (CEST)

I'm experiencing enormous problems with the Android version 2.4 of Kiwix ... yep it's opens the latest English Wikipedia .zim but it doesn't open my French Wikipédia .zim declaring it's not a good .zim file ... same for other French .zims Could I please get the older version back ? Like I'm having some 10 .zims just listing them all keeps this 2.4 version busy for about a minute on my Samsung J1 Prime JanPiteJanseke (talk) 13:22, 4 September 2018 (CEST)

New version of Kiwix Desktop are provided here, but this is still in alpha Kelson (talk) 12:13, 28 October 2018 (CET)

--- The file wikipedia_en_all_nopic_2019-09.zim seems to be corrupted/only partially complete. It claims to include "only" about 2.4 Mio articles, while there are 5+ Mio in the English wikipedia. Also, I couldn't access its content under iOS 13.1 Wikifan (talk) 16:23, 26 September 2019 (UTC)