Microsoft Encarta Alternatives for Mac

    Microsoft Encarta is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Kiwix, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked nine alternatives to Microsoft Encarta and four of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Microsoft Encarta are Encyclopædia Britannica (Freemium), Aard Dictionary (Free, Open Source) and Okawix (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 29, 2017

    1. Kiwix enables you to have the whole Wikipedia at hand wherever you go! You don't need Internet, everything is stored on your computer, USB flash drive or DVD!.
      Almost everyone thinks Kiwix is a great alternative to Microsoft Encarta.
    2. The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company.
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      Almost everyone thinks Encyclopædia Britannica is a great alternative to Microsoft Encarta.

    3. Dictionary and offline Wikipedia reader.
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      Okawix lets you download the whole content of Wikipedia, with or without images, so that you can browse it offline: Okawix is available in 253 languages and includes sister projects of the Wikimedia Foundation (Wikisource, Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks).


      I visited the linked Web site and Okawix appears not to have been updated since 2011.

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