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Download manager for the Kiwix for Android app
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Implement a download manager for the Kiwix for Android app, that lets users download zim files directly through the app.
Right now users have to download the content on their desktop and copy them over to the Android app.

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What is the status of this task, now that Wikimania 2015 is over? Did this hacking project take place and was successfully finished? If yes: Please provide an update and potentially summarize findings / provide a link to anything relevant (and if the task is not completely finished yet, please move the project to the "Work continues after Mexico City" column on the #Wikimania-Hackathon-2015 workboard). If no: Please edit this task by removing the #Wikimania-Hackathon-2015 project from this task. Thanks for your help and keeping this task updated!

Hi!
Sorry, for not getting back @Aklapper.
Here's the status of this task:
I've successfully implemented a prototype of the download manager, however, as the name implies it's a prototype, and thus needs more improvement. I will push it to another branch to our repositories on source forge, and link to the branch here.

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Since Kiwik is not tracking tasks here and there is already a related ticket in the Kiwix project, I think we can consider this task about building a prototype resolved.