Description

Explore your world, find a quick fact, or dive down a Wikipedia rabbit hole with the official Wikipedia app for iOS. With more than 40 million articles across nearly 300 languages, your favorite free online encyclopedia is at your fingertips.

App features:

Night reading - Appearance controls let you read Wikipedia in comfort, with dark mode, text size control and image dimming to customize how you read.

Places - Find Wikipedia articles about places next door or across the globe, with a map and location based search experience. On a trip or your daily commute, with Places it’s easy to learn more about the world around you.

Explore feed - Discover the depths of Wikipedia through your explore feed, which surfaces Wikipedia articles and captivating freely-licensed photos. It includes a diverse array of interesting content, including:

- recommended articles based on what you’ve already read
- featured articles hand-picked by the Wikipedia community
- daily top read articles
- picture of the day
- events on this day in history
- random articles
- nearby landmarks

Find and search - Easily find what you’re looking for by searching within articles or using Spotlight. You can even search with your favorite emojis!

Quick access - Add Wikipedia to your device's Today screen to pick up exactly where you stopped reading your last article, or see the top-read articles and trends of the day.

Easy touch navigation, including 3D touch - Multi-touch gestures like swipe, tap, and 3D Touch features complete essential tasks more quickly and simply.

Save articles - Save articles for reading later, even when you’re offline. Search and sort Saved articles, and organize them into folders. Log in to sync your Reading Lists across the your mobile devices.

Multilingual support - Search for and read Wikipedia articles written in any Wikipedia-supported language — there are nearly 300!

Share - Easily share articles, images, and facts from Wikipedia on social media or by email. Or use Handoff to continue reading articles across your iOS devices.

Want to know more behind the scenes of the Wikipedia mobile app for iOS? Check out these resources:

To send feedback, from the app tap:
Settings Gear > Send app feedback

Contribute to our app localizations:
https://translatewiki.net/wiki/Translating:WikimediaMobile

Code at GitHub open source repository:
https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-ios-wikipedia

About the Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable organization funded mainly through donations. For more information, please visit our website: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home.

What's New

Version 5.8.0

Reading lists that sync across your devices! Now save articles into folders, sort and search them. Save on your phone and read later on your tablet.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5

708 Ratings

708 Ratings

Wikipedia app is very good. I like it!

SnaiDog

This app is really good! This app is really good like source of information if you know what you need/want or at least about what you need/want to know. It’s not app where you can go to home page and see interesting article. You need to search article which you need so you need to know its name.
It is not a news app, yes it has a news section, but there are not much news and it is very difficult to find news on a particular topic in which you are interested, for example, there you can filter news by country but results will be really bad. It is not news app, but it’s good source of information.
This app also like the website supports many languages. It’s an international app. Full list of supported languages you can find in the app description.
But some people say that Wikipedia is not accurate source of information. Partially I agree with this statement because anyone can edit or create an article in Wikipedia, so for scientists this source is not good.
Also in different languages this app has different articles with a little bit different information.

OK, let’s summarize, this app is the best in its class of apps where you can find information about different topics.

In my opinion Wikipedia app is very good.
I like it!

Excellent

Trigeminy6

Used for years and the information I receive is very useful and accurate. It is where other servers have learned to direct me. I use it daily now and gradually got here since 1996. The critiques are already accomplished by many others over the decades and I mostly agree. Except I have noticed that too many non critical thinkers do not have much experience, but discount the encyclopedia outright as “teachers” not recommending the site to “students”.
Since I have been given gifts of critical thinking from my parents and siblings and experience, and reviewing data, it is almost always a direction I would take that if someone said not to do XYZ .. and especially, in this case, not to read or use such, it is precisely where I would go to start a search.
Happily I am.
bmthomp

A must for international travelers

Wayne Knox

Confession: I’m one of those guys who always has at least 10 Wikipedia tabs open on my web-browser. The kind of guy who pulls up the sight to look up one thing, but who then goes down an endless rabbit-hole of connected links until 2 hours later I’m still reading and now have 27 extra tabs open of “thinks I want to know more about next.”

So you can imagine how difficult it has been resisting my addiction while traveling in regions where my data is tightly limited.

And then suddenly: Wikipedia app to the rescue!

Seriously, the ability to download articles for later reading while on WiFi, and then pull them up easily wherever I am, regardless of connectivity— that has been a huge help to me. And not only just to help me sate my thirst for knowledge. If I’m going to be traveling through several cities in a short period of time, it’s been super helpful to have articles about those cities and a handful of related articles saved, so that I can browse them during the train/plane ride — without burning through my data!

Thank you Wikipedia.

Information

Seller
Wikimedia Foundation
Size
55.5 MB
Category
Reference
Compatibility
Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Arpitan, Assamese, Asturian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Breton, Burmese, Cambodian, Catalan, Central Bikol, Central Kurdish, Chechen, Czech, Danish, Dimli (individual language), Dutch, Esperanto, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Hunsrik, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Karachay-Balkar, Korean, Kölsch, Latvian, Lithuanian, Lower Sorbian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan, Oriya, Oromo, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Rinconada Bikol, Romanian, Russian, Sanskrit, Scots, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Sindhi, Singhalese, Slovak, Spanish, Sudanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Upper Sorbian, Urdu, Uzbek, Venetian, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yakut, Yiddish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2017 Wikimedia Foundation
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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