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Encyclopedia Apps

In the course of your academic or professional life, a piece of information that you need may not be readily available through a quick Google search. That’s when online encyclopedias come in handy. Specialized encyclopedias such as MusicBrainz for music and Ancient History Encyclopedia for history will be able to provide more information on specific topics than conventional search engine results.

Platforms

  • Online
  • Android
  • Windows
  • iPhone
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million articles (3.

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MusicBrainz

A community-maintained open source database and encyclopedia of music information.

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Everipedia

Everipedia removed some of the more annoying aspects of Wikipedia and created a site that is much easier to use. Notability requirements are eliminated and citations / editing are WYSIWYG. There is also a commenting page for each link or file added.

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Reference.com

Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company.

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Aard Dictionary

Dictionary and offline Wikipedia reader."Aard Dictionary is a free, fast, easy to use word lookup program that

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The Free Dictionary

Online Dictionary - Multiple dictionaries including: English dictionary, medical dictionary, legal dictionary, financial dictionary, computer dictionary, thesaurus, dictionary of...

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Baidu

Baidu is a Chinese search engine for websites, audio files, and images.

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Emojipedia

The online encyclopedia of emoji.

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AppAgg

Application Aggregator. We support all the major platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, macOS, Windows, Linux, Steam, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia

Ancient History Encyclopedia is a nonprofit company that aims to provide superior ancient history resources and information for free.

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Wikipanion

Wikipanion is the best and fastest Wikipedia browsing application for the iPhone. Wikipanion uses a direct connection to the Wikipedia servers, making it extremely fast.

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Uncyclopedia

Uncyclopedia is the content-free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. It parodies Wikipedia.

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Microsoft Encarta

Discontinued

Microsoft announced it was discontinuing Encarta on March 2009

Microsoft Encarta was a digital multimedia encyclopedia published by Microsoft Corporation from 1993 until 2009.

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Scholarpedia

Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world. Scholarpedia is inspired by Wikipedia and aims to complement it by providing in-depth scholarly treatments of academic topics.

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Encyclopedia of Earth

Expert-reviewed information about the Earth. For everyone.

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Wikifur

User-editable encyclopedia for fans of anthropomorphic animals. Over 18,000 articles on furry community and culture in twenty-one languages.

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Linux Counter

Discontinued

The Linuxcounter project is closed

The Linux Counter Project was created in order to revive and replace the good old Linux Counter Project on counter.li.org.

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Encyclopedia.com

Online dictionary and encyclopedia with pictures, facts, and videos. Get information and homework help with millions of articles in our free, online library.

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Stubia

Stubia is a mobile encyclopedia that limits each article to 160 characters: this limitation makes each topic easy to understand.

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Advanced English Dictionary

Advanced English Dictionary is better than other dictionaries, not just because it contains far more words than a conventional paper dictionary, but because it uses a radically...

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Alchetron

Alchetron.com is a free social encyclopedia for world where you can create, organize and learn easily using topics.

With Alchetron you can search & share thousands of organized topics which can be biographies, free courses for students etc.

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Worldometers

Worldometers is run by an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world.

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Encyclopedia Dramatica

Since 2004, Encyclopedia Dramatica is a central catalogue for organized reference pages about drama, memes, e-pals and other interesting happenings on the Internet written in a...

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Viki - Wikipedia

Wikipedia, better than ever—on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Discover the world and enjoy beautiful typography with this sleek app.FEATURES

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