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.ZIM File Extension

File TypeOpenZIM Wiki Archive

DeveloperThe OpenZIM Project
Popularity
2.5 (6 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a ZIM file?

Archive created in the OpenZIM format, a standard file format for storing Wiki content offline; organizes articles, references, and other Wiki information in a compact format; supported by readers such as Kiwix and ZIMReader.

More Information

Developers can use the free ZIMLib C++ library to incorporate OpenZIM content in their applications.

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Programs that open ZIM files
Windows
Kiwix
Mac
Kiwix
Linux
Kiwix
ZIMReader
ZIMLib
Android
Kiwix
Updated 9/16/2014

About the file extension zim

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.zim suffix is and how to open it.

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