Offline Projects

2019-2023 edit

  1. Kiwix
  2. WikiChallenge Ecoles d'Afrique/en
  3. WikiFundi
  4. OTA Update Hackathon

See Offline Projects/Reports

2018-era overview edit

As of 2018, active offline wiki projects include:

  • Kiwix (toolchain used by most projects) and its Wikipedia-Offline project to maintain Wikimedia snapshots in every language
  • Internet-in-a-Box (kiwix-based WP / medical /KA snapshots).
  • Wikipedia 1.0 (an english-language review + snapshot project, which generates major updates to the main Kiwix en-wp image)
  • WikiFundi by Wiki in Africa, an offline editor of articles
  • XOWA, a free, open-source offline app that allows a user to have their own copy of a wiki on their hard-drive. It works with the latest versions of over 820 database dumps including wikis like English Wikipedia, French Wiktionary, German Wikisource, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, and more.

Areas of activities include

Widely distributed offline projects not recently updated include:

  • OWPP: Wikipedia images for Sugar OS and OLPC (used primarily in EN + ES, 2007-2013)
  • WikiReader: pocket-sized physical hardware with touchscreens and kiwix images (ca. 2008)
  • WP for iPhone (ca. 2007, maintainer went off to launch Stripe ;)
  • snapshot (S. Africa, by user:wizzy)

Discontinued projects include

2012-era overview edit

General Information edit

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Materials edit

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