Wikiless Alternatives

    Wikiless is described as 'A free open source alternative Wikipedia front-end focused on privacy. - No JavaScript or ads. - All requests go through the backend, client never talks to Wikipedia. - Prevents Wikipedia getting your IP address' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Wikiless for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, Windows, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is Wikipedia, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wikiless are Kiwix (Free, Open Source), Encyclopædia Britannica (Freemium), WikiSpooks.com (Free, Open Source) and Oppia (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 24, 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. 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!.


    3. The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company.
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    4. 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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      Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious minds learn and teach.


    5. 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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    6. Metapedia is an electronic encyclopedia which focuses on culture, art, science, philosophy and politics. The name has a dual symbolic meaning: - Metapedia sets its focus on topics that usually are not covered in — i.e. that falls outside of — mainstream encyclopedias.

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      According to WikiPedia and various user reports: “Metapedia is an online wiki-based encyclopedia, which contains fascist, far-right, white nationalist, white supremacist, anti-feminist, homophobic, Islamophobic, antisemitic, Holocaust-denying, and neo-Nazi points of view.”

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    7. Reference.com offers a massive online dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quote finder, and translator (powered by Google Translate)- all for free. For the Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com mobile app, go here. Dictionary.com
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    8. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations.
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    9. Metacademy - a free open source platform for efficient, personalized learning.
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