Encyclopedia Alternatives

    Encyclopedia is described as 'Wikipedia is now available on your Windows 7 Phone! With this easy to use app, you can satisfy your thirst for information on-the-go. When you are short on time, bookmark your favorite articles - they stay just a finger tap away - anytime, anywhere' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Encyclopedia for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, Android Tablet, iPad and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Wikipedia, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Encyclopedia are WikiSpooks.com (Free, Open Source), Oppia (Free, Open Source), WikiIndex (Free, Open Source) and Citizendium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 15, 2021

    1. Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million articles (3.5 million in English), which have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world.
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    2. WikiSpooks is a global alternative encyclopedia on politics, spy craft, deep state intelligence, and conspiracies, free of corporate influence, partisan politics, or government propaganda for historians and truth-seekers to read, edit, and share.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.
    3. Welcome to WikiIndex, a wiki of all wiki, wiki people, wiki software, wiki farms, and wiki ideas, a 'work in progress' founded in 2006. This is part of a continued effort to self-organize information collaboratively, started by Ward Cunningham a decade ago.
    4. Citizendium, powered by MediaWiki, is "an open wiki project dedicated to creating a free, comprehensive, and reliable repository of structured knowledge". Unlike with Wikipedia, a contributor must register using their real name and verify their identity.
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    5. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Freebo is Topics search tool. If you don't know something, ask Freebo, it probably knows.
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    6. The self-constructing knowledge database built by artificial and human intelligence.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Stubia is a mobile encyclopedia that limits each article to 160 characters: this limitation makes each topic easy to understand.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      WikiExplorer is the most advanced Wikipedia reader app for Android devices, it presents Wikipedia articles in a clean and elegant interface, for your best reading experience.
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