How to open a file with .ZIM extension?

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

You'll need a new app to open this .ZIM file

Searching for the right program to open .ZIM files?

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What is .ZIM file 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 easyfileopener.org 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 ZIMfiles:

  • Kiwix
  • Kiwix
  • Kiwix
  • Kiwix
  • ZIMReader
  • ZIMLib