Kiwix is able to read .ZIM file format which would be the content package of a specific language of Wikipedia or any other online contents. By this way, you will be able to read these online content in offline mode. Kiwix has a section named "Library" where you can organize your ZIM files. There are many ZIM files available to use including over 80 languages of Wikipedia and some other projects like Wiktionary, Wikisource, Ubuntu documentation, etc. There are two ways for downloading a ZIM file and using that:
- Choose your desired .ZIM file from the list of Wikipedia ZIM files, and then download and install that (see User guide if you had any problems installing the ZIM file)
- Choose your desired .ZIM file from the Library, and then download and install that.
The second method is easier and also there is a complete list of .ZIM files in the Library section which includes some ZIM files (like ICD-10 or Ubuntu Documentation, etc) which are not available in the list of Wikipedia ZIM files.
In order to enter the Library section, click on Browse Library icon in the Kiwix toolbar and you can return to your previous page by re-clicking on the same Library icon. You will see a page with a menu in its left side then which contains two options (My library and Get new files) and also a search box.