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Pocket Tropes - TVTropes in your pocket

By Quang Anh Do

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Pocket Tropes brings TVTropes with you anywhere. You heard it right: You can read TVTropes' content completely offline.

"What is TVTropes about? The wiki is a catalog of the tricks of the trade for writing fiction."

✔ Read a random trope among the 20,000 ones bundled with the application.
✔ Search for the tropes you want to read.
✔ View examples of each trope if you have Internet connection
✔ Swipe to the left/right to go to previous/next trope.
✔ Use Reading queue to store tropes to read later.
✔ Bookmark and share your favorite tropes on Twitter.
✔ View related tropes to any trope.
✔ View list of top 100 most-mentioned tropes.

What's New in Version 2.1

- Add 'Swipe to the right to go back' setting to the Settings app
- Add preliminary iPad support


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Customer Reviews

Exactly what it says on the tin

It's the app that goes with the website. It's nice to have the tropes handy if/when I'm offline. The button in the lower right corner gives you the option to visit the corresponding page on the website to view the examples. The "Back to Tropes" button in the upper left corner handily takes you back to the app again. Kind of a long time since the last update, but the app works well.


The quality of the app is really good, the control is really easy and simple to use. In recent updates examples have been added for as far as I know all the tropes. With 20,000 tropes actually in the app and not stored online I have found my self amaze at how fast it loads each trope. I love being able to take it out and read them where ever I am.

Great app...mostly

This is a great app for reading Tropes! Easy to add tropes to your queue and view examples online, however I do have one bone to pick with it: you cannot disable the "swipe" feature. This gets annoying when examples open up in a browser window and I need to swipe over to read them. As soon as I try to to move over a bit to read, it takes me to the next or previous trope!

Pocket Tropes - TVTropes in your pocket
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 130 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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