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A web archives viewer Source


A web archives viewer offering the ability to browse offline millions of articles from large community projects such as Wikipedia or Wikisource.


  • List recently opened web archives
  • List available local web archives
  • List of web archives available to download
  • Print a page
  • Night mode (Darkreader)
  • Zoom controls
  • Search in page
  • History
  • Bookmarks
  • Search a page
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Multi-windows
  • Multi-tabs
  • Random page
  • Sandboxed pages (Pages are isolated from the web)
  • Ask for confirmation when opening an external link
  • Handle the opening of zim files from external applications (Nautilus...)



Only supports ZIM files, but works pretty great!

Project links: Links to (pages with) screenshots:


Mobile Fit: 5

Perfect - this app fits your phone screen just fine out of the box and works nicely with touch input!

Project status: early

This project has been in development for a short time only. It should work mostly fine, but expect bugs and an incomplete featureset.



Get it on Flathub!

Build and install your own flatpak: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/birros/web-archives/master/build-aux/flatpak/com.github.birros.WebArchives.yml

If you're lucky*, you can install this app by just hitting this button:


* You need to have an appstream:// handler, e.g., GNOME Software or KDE Discover, installed and the app needs to be available in a configured software repository, more details.

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Licensing and technical details

License: GPL-3.0-or-later Metadata: CC0-1.0

Frameworks: GTK3 libhandy

Programming languages: Vala

Build system: meson

AppStream Metadata URL: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/birros/web-archives/master/data/appdata/com.github.birros.WebArchives.appdata.xml.in