• 88
  • 4.0
    4327 total
  • Category: Books & Reference / Non-fiction
  • Published by: Wikimedia Foundation ?
  • Size: 53 KB
  • Supported processors: x64, x86, ARM
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Learn more: Website & Support
  • Notes:
    Release 12: * Fix for crashing bug in 'on this day' list Release 11: * Fix for crashing bug in featured article list Release 10: * Fix for backspace in search Release 9: * New search input for Windows 8.1 Release 8: * fixes for intermittent crashes * HTTP support in Chinese locale Release 7: * localization updates * fix for crash on 'Read in' when no languages available * HTML security improvements * find bar fixes * share of selected text now includes HTML Release 6: * fix for locale initialization -- now defaults to system language * keyboard focus for scrolling * selected text may be shared out * square off tile images on hub * smart aspect ratio detection for featured image Release 5: * Search Wikipedia by sharing selected text from other apps like IE * Search by typing * Added "Find in Article" * Fixed activation bugs * high-resolution tile icons * bug fixes Release 4: * Added privacy policy link under settings/about * Dropped currently unused location permission * Fix for crashing bug on launch Release 3: * Fix for cut-off text in articles * Can switch language on hub * List recently changes articles on hub * History popup list * Initial localization support * Added GPL license info * Fixes for snapped view * Network connection errors detected * Pinning disabled on hub (used to crash)


Official Wikipedia App for Windows 8.1. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled. Send us your feedback on Twitter @WikimediaMobile. The code is 100% open source and community built. If you are a developer and good at JS/HTML5, then come fork us! https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-win8-wikipedia Wikimedia privacy policy: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy


  • Read article in a different language
  • System search integration
  • Share" articles to other applications
  • Pin articles to read later

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1 July 2016

Extremely Fast.... But could use multiple tabs..


28 March 2016

So fast to use and it shows perfectly then browsers


27 February 2016

This is a great app! I use it all the time, and really enjoy my experience. Although sometimes I wish that I could make the text bigger or smaller. Sometimes the text is hard to see. Overall, great app!!


8 January 2016

Would be a great and useful app, but there are no gestures for zooming and pinching, nor any other way of increasing the size of the text on a tablet. On my Dell Venue 8 Pro, I have to take off my glasses and hold it close to my face in order to read it. Thank goodness for being near-sighted or I'd have to use a magnifying glass. This seems like a really basic functionality to leave out in this day. And it hasn't been fixed since I first tried the app in 2014. It's a real pity. With hi-res mobile devices of various sizes, you'd think that gestures for focus and zoom would be a basic.


26 November 2015

Love it


16 November 2015

best app for my project


17 October 2015

the apps not working properly


4 October 2015

I have used Wikipedia app before on my Windows 10 . And it was a nyc and grt experience. I love this app


30 August 2015

See above


25 August 2015

This stupid app doesn't work.

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