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From XOWA: a free, open-source, offline wiki application

Summary

XOWA is a free, open-source application that lets you download Wikipedia to your computer. Access all of Wikipedia offline -- without an internet connection!

Features

  • Download a complete, recent copy of English Wikipedia.
  • Display 4.4+ million articles in full HTML formatting.
  • Show images within an article. Access 3.7+ million images using the offline image databases.
  • Set up over 800+ other wikis including:
  • Update your wiki whenever you want, using Wikimedia's database backups.
  • Navigate between offline wikis. Click on "Look up this word in Wiktionary" and instantly view the page in Wiktionary.
  • Edit articles to remove vandalism or errors.
  • Install to a flash memory card for portability to other machines.
  • Run on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X
  • View the HTML for any wiki page
  • Search for any page by title using a Wikipedia-like Search box
  • Browse pages by alphabetical order using Special:AllPages
  • Find a word on a page.
  • Access a history of viewed pages
  • Bookmark your favorite pages.

Recent News

2014-07-21 English (full set rebuild), Ukrainian (update) and Greek (update) wikis released!
2014-07-21 English (update) and Hebrew (new) wikis released!
2014-07-14 Swedish (update) and Malay (new) wikis released!
2014-07-07 Russian (update) and Serbian (new) wikis released!
2014-06-30 Spanish (update) and Romanian (new) wikis released!
2014-06-23 English (update) and Latin (update) wikis released!
2014-06-16 Indonesian (new) and Italian (update) wikis released!
2014-06-09 Turkish (new) and Dutch (update) wikis released!
2014-06-02 Persian (new) and German (update) wikis released!

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