Not only can some pages be downloaded for offline view, the whole Wikipedia can be stored on sdcard for offline access to all articles.
The app doesn't include the wikipedia database, it has to be downloaded and installed manually.
Not only can some pages can be downloaded for offline view, the whole of wikipedia can be stored on sdcard for offline access to all articles.
Uses a database called ZIM with an open architecture.
A database with wikipedia articles must be downloaded before, otherwise you will not see any wikipedia article.
For some reason Wiki Browser asks for a multitude of permissions that do not seem very relevant to browsing Wikipedia such as access to ones phone-book, texts or media files.
At the bottom of each article is a suggestion for similar content, making for a convenient way to stay within a subject to learn more about it.
Users can download databases in order to use them offline which is great for those tht do not always have a data connection.