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kiwix-serve is a powerful server application designed to deliver wikis based on ZIM files over HTTP. This unique tool primarily caters to internet users who aim to create and manage their own online wikis using compressed ZIM files, allowing for effective storage and distribution.

Kiwix-Server – Kiwix
Kiwix server is the tool that allows you to run a http daemon over a network and share offline content with as many users as you like.


The software's standout feature is its ability to serve wiki content from ZIM files. These are open-source file formats that allow for offline use, making them ideal for situations where constant internet access isn't possible or practical. By utilizing this feature, users can effectively manage their wiki content, even when working offline.

Another remarkable attribute of kiwix-serve is its capacity to function as an HTTP daemon. This essentially means that the software runs in the background, managing requests between the client and the server. As a result, users can be assured of smooth and continuous operation of their online wiki platform without any disruption.

With 296 GitHub stars and the latest commit on 2023-07-12 the project looks healthy.