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How to open .ZIM file extension?

File Type : Kiwix Kiwix (OpenZIM)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .ZIM file extension?

.ZIM file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
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. Developers can use the free ZIMLib C++ library to incorporate OpenZIM content in their applications.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .ZIM files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Kiwix
Google Android:
  • Kiwix
  • Kiwix
  • ZIMReader
  • ZIMLib
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Kiwix