Internet content for people without internet access

Kiwix is a simple application that provides internet content to people without internet access – imagine a digital offline library. Kiwix reads website copies (stored as .zim files) from a local library and displays them as the original websites would appear online. Our library currently offers more than a thousand websites, from Wikipedia to the Gutenberg library to TED talks and much more.

Kiwix runs on Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, Linux and even Raspberry (as a hotspot) and is available in more than 100 languages. It currently has upwards of 3 million users around the world, and we're aiming at 100 millions within five years: there's still 4 billion people without reliable internet access, and even in those countries that are supposedly connected, there's always a matter of cost or censorship.

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  • android
  • java
  • c++
  • python
  • javascript


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Kiwix 2019 Projects

  • Adeel Zafar
    Create a Kiwix Hotspot application.
    Create a Kiwix hotspot application that would be an extension to the kiwix android application. It would allow the users to share their ZIM Files...
  • Aditya Sood
    Improve Kiwix-Android User Experience & Features
    New Features: Local sharing of ZIMs using WiFi: Enable users to share ZIM files locally using WiFi, allowing users to easily share ZIM files with...