This is the Windows installer for Zim Desktop Wiki, a wiki-style notebook that uses local file storage. The current release is 0.62, built on 14 October 2014.
Please note, Windows XP was end-of-lifed in April 2014 and it is no longer supported by these builds of Zim Desktop Wiki.
|up to 0.60||Windows XP or later|
|0.61 and newer||Windows Vista or later|
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Release 0.62 – October 14, 2014
Release 0.61 – August 5, 2014
Known bug: At least one user is reporting an apparent failure to start the app.
Release 0.60 – May 7, 2013
Release 0.59 – January 25, 2013
Release 0.58 – December 26, 2012
Release 0.57 – November 9, 2012
Release 0.56 – April 3, 2012
Fixes: Bug 923679: Zim 0.54 doesn’t work on Windows XP as well as a number of upstream bugs.
Release 0.54 – February 17, 2012
Fixes: Bugs listed in change log and also enhancements to the portable installer – and trying to fix Zim 0.54 doesn’t work on Windows XP.
Release 0.53 – September 20, 2011
Fixes: Bugs listed in change log and also enhancements to the portable installer.
Release 0.50 – February 17, 2011
Known bugs: Default notebook preference not saved (Zim 0.49, Windows Vista); Spell check library still not included with installer
Release 0.49 – November 30, 2010
Fixes: jpeg62.dll not found; Zim tries to write to log in “Program Files” and fails (now writing to $USERPROFILE/.config/zim); windows build ignores system locale; cannot open another notebook
0.49 fails to start on a new installation with no existing notebooks. See if this workaround applies to you.
Release 0.48 – August 1, 2010
cannot open another notebook – Once you’ve opened one notebook, the Open command always fails after that. Workaround: be sure to register
*.zim files to
zim.exe during the installer, and just browse to the notebook’s
.zim file in Explorer and double-click it.
Release 0.46 – April 13, 2010
No handlers could be found for logger “zim.fs” – displays an error message about this every time you quit.
Release 0.27 and 0.28 – March 6, 2009
This is the old Perl version. This series isn’t being actively maintained. Code, Issues, and Releases from the old Google Code site are available here: