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The Best Apps for Reading Wikipedia on iOS

Wikipedia is a trove of information and knowledge, and these Wikipedia apps are the best at helping you learn something new.

Wikipedia

Carry the Internet's most popular encyclopedia wherever you go.

Wikipedia

Explore

For researchers, curious minds, and people looking to fall into an internet rabbit hole

Quickly and easily access any of the tens of millions of articles on Wikipedia with the site's official iOS app. It lets you read and navigate between articles in a native interface. It even enables you to explore more articles based on what you've read and allows you to save articles for offline reading.

Why we love it

Wikipedia is accessible through any Web browser. But if you want ease of use and additional features, the official app is the way to go with its Explore feed, support for saved articles, 3D Touch integration, and more.

Wikipanion

When you want a basic Wikipedia app that does the job

Wikipanion

Faster and easier searching

For anyone who needs a basic Wikipedia app on the go.

Wikipanion is a streamlined, pared-down version of the internet's official encyclopedia that's great for accessing articles on the go. It doesn't have the full features of the official app, but if you're just looking to grab some knowledge quickly, it will serve your needs. Wikipanion does have its own tricks, including iCloud syncing, smart searching, and some clever bookmarks that let you keep your place even on individual pages.

Why we love it

It's a basic app compared to the rest, but it does the job for free and doesn't have ads.

V for Wikipedia

A beautiful new Wikipedia app for iOS.

V for Wikipedia

Find nearby points of interest

For those who want a refined Wikipedia experience.

V for Wikipedia is a beautiful new app for browsing and reading Wikipedia on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. It has a gorgeous interface with soft colors and a variety of serif typefaces to provide maximum comfort when reading. The Nearby feature lets you learn about interesting points around you, and it has Smart Layout for articles so that the images and content are optimized for the best experience. This is a Wikipedia app that works with you. The search results deliver rich article previews so you don't miss a thing.

Why we love it

This is a beautiful Wikipedia app, and a solid replacement for the longtime favorite of many, Articles. It is highly recommended for all iPhones and iPads.

Inquire by Tamper

Let your curiosity get the best of you

Inquire by Tamper

Inquire by Tamper

For anyone who wants a reader personalized to their location.

Inquire by Tamper is a powerful and fast Wikipedia reader that places emphasis on the world that is around you. When you launch the app, you will find a map of your current location, as well as markers on the map that point you to Wikipedia pages about local landmarks and historical sights. It also has a search functionality so you can browse for anything that piques your curiosity. You'll love the bookmarks and pleasant reading view that makes it easy to read lengthy articles, and a full table of contents. It's one of the best ways to get Wikipedia on your iPhone.

Why we love it

Inquire has a gorgeous interface and is easy to use. It's bound to teach you some interesting facts about your world.

Wikiwand: Faster Wikipedia Reader

When you want blazing fast access to Wikipedia

Wikiwand: Faster Wikipedia Reader

Beautiful article display with quick facts panel

For anyone who wants a super-fast way to read Wikipedia.

Wikiwand is a fast and powerful Wikipedia app for your iPhone. With Wikiwand, users can quickly search and find what they're looking for thanks to the multi-language search tool. It also boasts a quick facts panel in case you just want to know the important bits of info in a fast moment, and it includes a superb in-article search so you can look for keywords and facts. This is the best option to consider if you want responsiveness and efficiency.

Why we love it

Wikiwand is one of the fastest Wikipedia apps out there, and it makes Wiki reading efficient, quick, and fun.