Download Wikipedia - Best Software & Apps

  • Wikipedia

    2.1.133-r-2015-10-26

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free and Open-Source Database of Knowledge

    8
    53 votes
    • PROS: There are no subscription fees required to download and install Wikipedia., A voice-operated function is great for those who are out and about.
    • CONS: All user-contributed data might not necessarily be factually correct., Some claim that recent updates cause the application to fail during the loading process.
  • Wikipedia

    1.0.0.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free App for Knowledge Seekers

    7
    129 votes
    • PROS: Huge range of subjects covered, Available in more than two hundred languages
    • CONS: Some information may not be accurate, A few gaps in the database
  • Wikipedia

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Look Up Information with the Wikipedia App

    9
    4 votes
    • PROS: Contains vast amount of information, Offers multiple languages, Articles can be shared with other apps, Easily searchable
    • CONS: Quality of information is variable, Coding for the encyclopaedia can take a while to learn, Material can be easily accessed online without app, Interface is bland
  • aria2

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free and Lightweight Command Line Download Utility for Personal Use

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: A free and lightweight software package with no type of license required, Multiple downloads can take place simultaneously for faster results
    • CONS: The overall architecture is quite technical challenging for new users, There can still be times when CPU usage rates may hinder performance
  • Dixio Desktop Classic

    Dixio Desktop. El traductor inteligente. Versión: 3.10.52

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Define and translate words in one click

    8
    89 votes
    • PROS: Look up several dictionaries at the same time, Works with documents and web pages, Customizable keyboard shortcuts to enable it
    • CONS: Only supports two languages (besides English)
  • Kiwix (Offline Wikipedia)

    1.93

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Free program for Android‚ by NULL

    10
    1 vote
    • WikiTaxi

      1.0.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Check Wikipedia without even connecting to the net

      6
      31 votes
      • PROS: Access Wikipedia without the internet, Requires no installation
      • CONS: Requires a huge amount of free disk space
    • wikidPad

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Free and Intuitive Software to Store Important Information

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: This software system is completely free to use, It functions much in the same way as a standard Wikipedia page
      • CONS: There have not been many recent updates, This software might not be able to support newer operating systems
    • Wikipedia Mobile

      4.1.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Official Wikipedia client for iPhone

      8
      8 votes
      • PROS: Tidy viewing interface, History feature
      • CONS: Lacking in features, No text or image zoom
    • Muso

      1.4.28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A more flexible way to browse and sort your music collection

      5
      5 votes
      • PROS: Support for iTunes and Winamp libraries, Excellent tagging system to organize and browse music, Extra information about artists from Last.fm, Wikipedia and Amazon
      • CONS: Lacks advanced playback functionality, No social features
    • Brain Cafe | GeoQuiz

      2.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Put your geographical know-how to the test

      7
      3 votes
      • PROS: Attractive user interface, Nine different subject categories, Offers further information and Wikipedia links
      • CONS: Questions quickly repeat themselves
    • Pathway

      0.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Structure your Wikipedia experience

      7
      1 vote
      • World Explorer

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Learn about the World on your Mac

        9
        7 votes
        • PROS: Makes learning about the World fun, Integrated with Google Maps and Wikipedia
        • CONS: Viewing window is too small, No 3D street view
      • WikiReader

        1.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Include Wikipedia articles in your daily readings

        5
        2 votes
        • Wikipedia Widget

          0.9.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Access Wikipedia from your Dashboard

          9
          3 votes
          • PROS: Shows pictures and links, Compatible with any language, Edit wikipedia articles
          • CONS: Can feel cluttered, Memory usage
        • Wikipedia Search Bar

          1.0.0.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Search Wikipedia from Internet Explorer's toolbar

          6
          8 votes
          • Okawix

            0.7

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Download Wikipedia to read at your leisure

            6
            53 votes
            • PROS: Download and Wikipedia-related project, Download any available language, Choose to download images or not, Browser is very intuitive
            • CONS: Can't select parts of wikis, Wikipedia itself is a huge 6 gigabyte download!
          • Trac

            Varies with device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Free Web-Based Project Management Software System

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: This is free and open-source software, A Wikipedia framework allows for easy navigation and editing
            • CONS: This system is not necessarily meant for novice developers, Not as robust as other systems which require a paid subscription
          • wikidPad

            Varies with device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free and Intuitive Software to Store Important Information

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: This software system is completely free to use, It functions much in the same way as a standard Wikipedia page
            • CONS: There have not been many recent updates, This software might not be able to support newer operating systems
          • KavaMovies

            1.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Organize all your movies

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Search Amazon, Wikipedia and IMDB, Makes recommendations, Helps download from iTunes and BT
            • CONS: Can't add more filters
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1Dixio Desktop. El traductor inteligente. Versión: 3.10.52897.6Windows
          22.1.133-r-2015-10-26537.5Android
          31.0.0.221297.4Windows
          40.7536.3Windows, Mac
          51.0.6315.8Windows
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