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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

Quickly and easily access any of the tens of millions of articles on Wikipedia with the service's official iOS app. The app 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 service's official iOS app is the way to go, what 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.

The only deserving free Wikipedia app to be included in this category because it contains all of the features from its plus counterpart, except for queue mode and offline browsing, without bringing any ads into the mix.

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.

Viki - Wikipedia is a beautifully detailed and rich app for browsing and reading Wikipedia. The Nearby feature points you towards nearby points of interest, and the lines on the map make sure you never lose track of what you're browsing. The search results deliver rich article previews so you don't miss a thing, and the article views are gorgeous with the current choice of color and legible typefaces. Viki is a comprehensive and incredibly powerful Wikipedia app that you need on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

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 sleek and fast Wikipedia reader.

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. There is also a search functionality so you can browse for anything that piques your curiosity. The app also has bookmarks and a 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. You're bound to learn some interesting facts about where you are through this app.

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 on-the-go.

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. There is also a quick facts panel, in case you just want to know the important facts in a fast moment, and there is a superb in-article search so you can look for keywords and facts. There's no better 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.