Wikipedia got a makeover.

Timeless knowledge with a 21st century twist. Explore millions of Wikipedia articles in a futuristic way. Tap images and nodes to dig deeper.

Natural and fun.

Inspired by how you look for things in the real world. Each article appears as a set of nodes, and is linked to related nodes for infinite exploration. Perfect for both students and adults.

Quick demo.

Have 30 seconds? See how WikiNodes works.

Go deep, stay organized.

Want to slow down and read in detail? No problem. Full screen mode is always there. Bookmarks and history keep you organized. Go beyond English, and read in any of the top 36 Wikipedia languages.

Built for learning.

WikiNodes is built by IDEA, a nonprofit organization committed to scientific and cultural literacy. It is made using IDEA’s SpicyNodes concept mapping technology, which won the 2011 “Teaching and Learning” award from the American Library Association.


Learn more about IDEA.

Praise from top bloggers:

"Could redefine the way that you use Wikipedia on the iOS." - Blake Grundman, 148Apps

"WikiNodes takes the huge sprawling maze of information that is Wikipedia and organizes it into a spider web of knowledge." - Phil Hornshaw, Yahoo! News & Appolicious

"The interface presentation of information [is] similar to that of mind mapping, which I love." - Jess Seilheimer, Digilicious

Recognized by Apple.

WikiNodes is a pearl in the sea of half a million apps. Chosen as “New and Noteworthy” in Apple’s App Store the week of May 5, 2011; a “Staff Pick” for two weeks starting May 28, 2011; and featured as a “Reference” app in a list of “Apps for teachers” week of June 29, 2011. It has been featured in most non-U.S. app stores as well.