Wiki Offline is a beautiful Wikipedia™ reader that does not require internet. It has been lovingly rebuilt from scratch for iOS 7. If you're a traveller or a knowledge lover, this is your hitchhiker's guide.

Brief Highlights:

◆ Enjoy the full text of Wikipedia articles
◆ Works on an airplane, in a submarine, or anywhere else. No internet required.
◆ Minimalist redesign for iOS 7 brings content from and center
◆ Organize your searches into bookmarks and folders
◆ Full page history, reading queue, and table of contents help you navigate
◆ Personalize the font, brightness and color theme
◆ Available in English, Chinese, Italian, Arabic, Czech, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Turkish, Thai, Polish, French, Hungarian, Farsi, Japanese, Hebrew, Korean, Swedish, Danish, Slovak and more!

◆ Requires WiFi for the initial download. Email support for instructions on how to download the files and transfer them through your computer
◆ Requires at least 4GB for the full English database
◆ Database updates and additional languages available with a subscription (in-app purchase required).

◆ Tap the status bar (top of the screen) to scroll ot the top of an article
◆ Double tap in an article to switch to full screen mode
◆ Pull down on the language list in the settings to check for updates

WIKIPEDIA is a trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation. We are not endorsed by or affiliated with the Wikimedia Foundation.

1% of net profits derived from the sale of this app will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation.

What's New

Version 2.1

- New App Icon

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5

63 Ratings

63 Ratings

I like the app


I’ve had had this app fro several weeks now an it has worked fine for me. I like having the Wikipedia database local, it’s fast and not reliant on having a good internet connection. The app installs in two parts, first you install the app then you install the Wikipedia database with the app. Addressing some of the concerns in other reviews, I began the download feature and at first nothing seemed to be happening. I left it alone for about half an hour and returning noticed that the had begun to download. The download of over 4GB is slow, but the download feature is persistent and survived some network crashes and other problems. I started the download at night using typical home cable Internet service and by morning it was done.

Database does not download

B & R

I had the first Wiki Offline app. It worked fine on my iPhone 6 with iOS 9.0.2. When I bought the new iPhone 6s Plus the database for the the program did not install. So I went to download it. The files would not download. So I read that for those running iOS 8 and 9 Wiki Offline 2 should be used. So I bought it. The same problem!

I then read that one can transfer the database files from one device to another. I had the first Wiki Offline app on my iPad. So I copied those files to my computer via file share on iTunes. Then I plugged my iPhone in and added the files to the first Wiki Offline App (not Wiki Offline 2).

It now works. So the Wiki Offline 2 app (as well as the first one) does not download the database and it is not needed anyway as long as one has the first version. So if you have the first version on another device with the files then do what I did then get a refund on Wiki Offline 2.

The wiki database now available, but missing html table text


I purchased this app a few months a ago, as I was looking forward to having the Wikipedia text available offline at all times. However it appears both the free and paid for databases are no longer on line. As of October they put the a copy of the June 2015 Wikipedia database online. The app now works. However it appears all the data in HTML tables has been inadvertently striped (which is a lot of important info). Their older app and database did have all the text including html table data.

I look forward to them updating the database to contain all non graphic Wikipedia info not just a subset (3 stars due to missing info)


Avocado Hills, Inc.
13 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
©2015 Avocado Hills
In-App Purchases
  1. One Year Subscription $4.99
  2. Six Month Subscription $4.99


  • Family Sharing

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

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