What is the size of Wikipedia?

The short answer is : 20 GB (give or take). This is also the wrong answer, because all you would have there would be a long, long, unformatted text file – no images, hyperlinks, or even section headers. Great for machine-learning (if that), but little else. If...

Look at us! We took Stack Overflow offline

We are happy to announce the official release of a brand new, revamped version of Stack Overflow offline! Thanks to the folks at Stack Exchange, we’ve been able to fully revamp our Stack Overflow-to-Kiwix (Sotoki) scraper and will continue providing not only the...

Be our next library manager

The world is our oyster, and we need someone sharp as a knife to help us further open it. Kiwix is looking for a Library Content Manager to help us manage our every-growing library. This is only a part-time position at the moment, but on the plus side it is fully...

Announcing: 50k DAI prize to make Wikipedia unstoppable

The Swarm Association is announcing a 50,000 DAI “Wikipedia on Swarm ”prize (paid in BZZ) for a solution that observes a Wikipedia offline archive and uploads it to the Swarm network. The goal is to allow for Wikipedia in any language to be easily uploaded to the...

Kiwix-JS 3.4.0 is out!

There are new releases of the lightweight, JavaScript-based Kiwix JS reader: version 3.4.0 of the browser extensions for Firefox, Chrome and Edge; and version 1.9.6 of the Electron/NWJS and UWP versions of Kiwix JS for Windows and Linux. The browser extension version...

Kiwix-JS 3.3.0 is out!

Kiwix-JS is a light-weight alternative to Kiwix for Windows but most importantly it is the one powering the Kiwix browser extensions for Chrome, Edge, and Firefox! Because of some limitations its primary purpose is to help people access Wikipedia offline, as at the...