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Wikipedia Mobile

By Wikimedia Foundation

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Description

Official Wikipedia App for iOS. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

Features:

* Enhanced sharing: Tap the Share button, or highlight an interesting fact from an article and tap "Share" to create an image which can be shared to social networks and other platforms
* Fulltext search: search supports fulltext lookup
* Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
* Image gallery: tapping on an image shows you the image full-screen in high resolution, with options to swipe left/right for browsing additional images
* Descriptions from Wikidata: when searching, each search result contains a quick description that helps to contextualize the result. These descriptions are also shown in other areas of the app, like Nearby
* Article suggestions: scroll to the bottom of an article to see suggestions about what you could read next
* Saved pages: save select pages for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have a data connection
* Nearby: learn more about what's around you by getting links to articles about things that are near your current location
* Language support: seamlessly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language
* Table of contents: swipe left on any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you jump to article sections easily
* Wikipedia Zero: data charges waived for participating mobile operators

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press "More", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Objective-C and the iOS SDK, then we look forward to your contributions! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-ios-wikipedia

Privacy policy: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy
Terms of Use: https://m.wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Terms_of_Use

What's New in Version 4.1.0

* Enhanced sharing! Tap the Share button, or highlight an interesting fact from an article and tap "Share" to create an image which can be shared to social networks and other platforms
* Search improvements: search now supports fulltext lookup and results now also have quick descriptions below them when available
* Lead images: experience Wikipedia like never before with a prominent, contextually-relevant image and description at the top of articles
* Image gallery: tap on images to view them full-screen. Swipe left or right to browse other images within the article
* Read more: suggestions for further reading at the bottom of articles

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Customer Reviews

Better than actual site.

This a faster more convenient version of Wikipedia. More reliable and there on the go whenever your curiosity peaks. With everything you need in an article sorted in a side bar ever so cleverly you'll never use a browser again to search for this. I recommend to all.

Wiki app for iP6

Love the instant up and running practicality. No ads, no weird stuff, just a fairly intuitive, solid oracle that turn anyone into an instant nerd, on the subject of your choice! Especially like the ability to save pages for offline reading. Looking at other reviews, it seems like most people have had problems, but I may be lucky ( have iP6 os8.3) in having none. Great kit!

Was great until last update

I used to use this app all of the time, now, since the last update, the app opens to a white screen that says "updating local data" and freezes on that screen until the whole app crashes. Not reliable anymore. Another reviewer told me how to get it to work.
The Wikipedia site was much better before your latest update. Used to give much more informative data. Now doesn't show a separate listing for cast of a TV show or the age (in years) of the person looked up.

Wikipedia Mobile
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.1.0
  • Size: 7.2 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Armenian, Arpitan, Asturian, Avaric, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Breton, Catalan, Central Bikol, Chechen, Czech, Danish, Dimli (individual language), Dutch, Esperanto, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Hunsrik, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Karachay-Balkar, Korean, Lithuanian, Lower Sorbian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Occitan, Oriya, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Rinconada Bikol, Romanian, Russian, Scots, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Singhalese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Upper Sorbian, Vietnamese, Yiddish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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