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{{wikipedia|Zim (software}}
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'''ZimWiki''' - cross-platform personal wiki software
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'''Zim''' - cross-platform personal wiki software
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'''Key links'''
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'''Key links''' :
* Website
 
** https://zim-wiki.org
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* Website: https://zim-wiki.org
* Wikipedia
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* Wikipedia: [[Wikipedia:Zim (software)]]
** [[Wikipedia:Zim (software)|ZimWiki]]
 
   
 
== Trends ==
 
== Trends ==
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== Markup ==
 
== Markup ==
 
Zim has a [[Dokuwiki]]-derived format that is partially supported by [[pandoc]] as "ZimWiki" markup. Writing is supported, but reading isn't supported yet.
 
Zim has a [[Dokuwiki]]-derived format that is partially supported by [[pandoc]] as "ZimWiki" markup. Writing is supported, but reading isn't supported yet.
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== Links ==
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* Website: https://zim-wiki.org
 
* Wikipedia: [[Wikipedia:Zim (software)|ZimWiki]]
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* Reddit: https://reddit.com/r/ZimDW
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* AlternativeTo: https://alternativeto.net/software/zim---a-desktop-wiki/
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* Pinboard: https://pinboard.in/t:zim
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* Github: https://github.com/zim-desktop-wiki/
   
 
== Commentary ==
 
== Commentary ==

Revision as of 02:53, 18 May 2020

Wikipedia has an article on:

<< Category:GNOME

Zim - cross-platform personal wiki software

Key links :

Trends

Tomboy used to be more popular, but according to Google Trends, Zim is winning that head-to-head battle:

Markup

Zim has a Dokuwiki-derived format that is partially supported by pandoc as "ZimWiki" markup. Writing is supported, but reading isn't supported yet.

Links

Commentary

RobLa

Commentary from User:RobLa

I've been working with Zim off-and-on for many years now, since my migration from Tomboy in 2010. I loved the fact that Zim used the plain text files rather than Tomboy's database-based approach at the time.

There are many interesting attributes that are both positives and negatives:

  • Mature codebase with a lot of users
  • Uses a markup language partially supported in in pandoc
  • Many, many features
  • Unique non-Markdown markup
  • GUI is very focused on the Category:GNOME desktop