Dear customers — with a heavy heart, we have decided to retire the V for Wiki app. We will do our best to provide updates and support for our existing users, ensuring that the app will work as long as possible.

→ How to re-download a purchased app from the App Store.

Thank you for supporting our work!

You knew you loved Wikipedia.
You didn’t know it could feel this good.

“If you love learning new things on Wikipedia but want a gorgeous interface to interact with the valuable information, then you should check out [this app].”

Best typography on the small screen yet […] Get this app, a brilliant Wikipedia reader.”

“[This] is an exceptionally crafted app for experiencing Wikipedia on your iOS devices. […] the wonderful visualization sweeps you off your feet.”

Here’s why it’s great:

Wikipedia On Your Watch

Places Nearby

Quickly find articles about points of interest around you

Voice & Scribble

Easily find anything on Wikipedia—just say it or scribble it.


Use the App Switcher to continue reading on your iPhone


To read later, just force-touch and transmit a bookmark to your iPhone


Launch the app right from your favorite clock face—with the watchOS Complication

An article displayed on Apple Watch

More Features

Smart Layout

A combination of advanced layout optimizations analyze and reformat every article for ideal readability and great looks.

Native iOS Experience

For some Wikipedia reader apps, iOS is just another platform but for us, it’s the beloved one and only platform! You’ll feel right at home.

Beautiful Type

Carefully crafted typography and high-quality typefaces in twelve different styles create a world-class Wikipedia reading experience.


Switch effortlessly between languages—if you read more than one. Or check out an article’s title in all available languages. We promise, it’s fun!

One App Fits All Sizes

Whether you’re wearing a tiny Apple Watch or schlepping a massive iPad Pro—it looks and feels great. At any size.

V on Apple Watch, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Air and iPad Pro

Even More Features

  • Optimized for iOS 14
  • Native Dark mode support for relaxed reading at night
  • Image gallery of all images in an article
  • High-resolution images only load right before you view them, saving time and bandwidth
  • Large tables are shrunk proportionally to fit on screen
  • Table of contents panel for quick navigation
  • Search for text within the article you’re reading
  • Show and hide references for footnotes inline—without scrolling
  • NEW Toggle Dark Mode independently from your device settings
  • Bookmarks and search history
  • Slide Over and Split View support on iPad
  • Open articles from Safari’s share menu
  • Search from any other app via the text-selection context menu
  • Portrait and landscape support on all iOS devices
  • External keyboard shortcuts for iPad and iPad Pro
  • Adjust font sizes by pinching on the article you’re reading
  • Spotlight indexing of the articles you’ve read
  • NEW Trackpad support on iPad
  • NEW Hardware keyboard support on iPad
  • VLC integration to play Wikipedia’s esoteric media file formats
  • Syntax highlighting for source code examples in articles
  • Sophisticated sharing that you’ll actually want to use
  • VoiceOver accessibility support
  • Language support for almost all of the worldwide Wikipedia versions
  • Fully localized app interface in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish
  • NEW Context menu article previews
  • NEW Play button in articles about movies, TV shows, musicians, albums and podcasts to launch your favorite streaming apps
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Apple Watch