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Kio estas la Vikimedia Komunejo?

Vikimedia Komunejo (angle Wikimedia Commons, mallonge: Komunejo) estas libera kolekto de mediaĵoj. Libera signifas, ke la mediaĵojn rajtas uzi ĉiuj homoj (sub certaj kondiĉoj). La mediaĵoj estas precipe bildoj, sed ankaŭ aŭdaj aŭ videaj mediaĵoj. Ili ne estas publikigitaj sub la klasika kopirajto, sed sub liberaj licencoj.

La Komunejo estas unu el la tiel nomataj frataj projektoj de Vikipedio. Tiujn projektojn mastrumas la Fondaĵo Vikimedio. La nomo Komunejo (angle Commons) signifas origine komuna posedaĵo, ekzemple publika paŝejo en vilaĝo.

Komence, oni alŝutis mediaĵojn en la unuopajn lingvajn versiojn de Vikipedio. Se oni ekzemple alŝutis foton en la germanlingvan Vikipedion, tiam oni ne povis simple uzi ĝin ankaŭ en la nederlandlingva Vikipedio. Oni devis alŝuti ĝin ankaŭ al tiu. Tial en septembro 2004 Fondaĵo Vikimedio instalis la Vikimedian Komunejon. Mediaĵojn el la Komunejo oni povas senprobleme uzi en ĉiu ajn lingva versio de Vikipedio, kaj same en la frataj projektoj kiel Vikifontoj aŭ Vikilibroj. Nuntempe la Komunejo enhavas 106 882 893 datenojn kaj $2 paĝojn.

Unlike traditional media repositories, Wikimedia Commons is free. Everyone is allowed to copy, use and modify any files here freely as long as they follow the terms specified by the author; this often means crediting the source and author(s) appropriately and releasing copies/improvements under the same freedom to others. The license conditions of each individual media file can be found on their description page. The Wikimedia Commons database itself and the texts in it are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. More information on re-use can be found at Commons:Reusing content outside Wikimedia and Commons:First steps/Reuse.


You can improve Wikimedia Commons most if you contribute what you can do best:

Contribute your work

If you're a good photographer, don't hesitate to contribute your valuable images. If you're a good designer, look which diagrams and animations are badly needed.

Contribute your skills

However you do not need to upload your own files. There is plenty of other very important work to do:

Kontribuu la vian tempon

You even do not need to be an artist or good at writing help texts. If you feel at home with creating order from chaos, then we could use your helping hand!



In order to be able to upload files on Wikimedia Commons, you need to be logged in. You can register at the "Log in / create account" link in the upper right corner and enter a user name that will be used at all of your uploads/edits on images and texts. However if you just want to edit pages you don't need to be logged in (although it is encouraged). If you have taken advantage of unified login, then you are already signed up at Commons.

First steps tutorial

Our first steps help file and our FAQ will help you a lot after registration. They explain how to customize the interface (for example the language), how to upload files and our basic licensing policy. You don't need technical skills in order to contribute here. Be bold contributing here and assume good faith for the intentions of others. This is a wiki—it is really easy.

More information is available at the Community Portal. You may ask questions at the Village Pump or on IRC channel #wikimedia-commons webchat.

Files on Wikimedia Commons are organized in categories and galleries. An overview of the categories we use is available on the Main Page.

Put Babel boxes on your user page so others know what languages you can speak and indicate your graphic abilities. All your uploads are stored in your personal gallery. Please sign your name on Talk pages by typing ~~~~. If you're copying files from another project, be sure to use the FileImporter.

Additional services and software

If you want to upload large numbers of images, there are many upload tools that can be used, like for example VicuñaUploader. If you need specific information on tools for viewing or editing our content please see the software page and tools page.

We hope that you will enjoy it here and that you will have fun.