Wikipedia:Mike's Wiki Tool

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MWT (short for Mike's Wiki Tool) is an open source anti-vandalism tool for Windows users.

For users[edit]

Current version: 0.9.5a (70kb ZIP archive)
IRC channel
#mwt on freenode is generally populated with developers or experienced users, and is by far the easiest way to get real-time help.
Mailing list
The MWT discussion mailing list contains discussion about development of MWT. The (lesser used) MWT updates mailing list exists for announcements of new stable releases. Neither mailing list is used very often.


  • Internet Explorer Script errors pop up frequently for some users. You will have to disable javascript in your Internet Explorer settings if you are affected by this. (sometimes simply clearing your monobook.js will fix this, but not always)

User list[edit]

This is the user list for MWT. Users' names are added to the list automatically when they start MWT to keep track of the user base.


Three users are involved in the development of MWT:

Source code[edit]

MWT is licensed under the GNU General Public License, which means you are free to download, modify and redistribute it. The source code is written in Visual Basic. Some of the media included in MWT is not under the GPL, but still is freely licensed. The icon is from the Nuvola icon set by David Vignoni, licensed under the LGPL 2.1. The graphics used to draw the tabs, as well as the forward/back/stop buttons are from Mozilla's Firefox project, tri-licensed under the LGPL, GPL and MPL. The source code can be found on the download page.