WikiTaxi

WikiTaxi 1.0.6

Check Wikipedia without even connecting to the net

Wikipedia has to be one of the most widely checked resources on the internet but what happens if you don't have a connection to the net? View full description

PROS

  • Access Wikipedia without the internet
  • Requires no installation

CONS

  • Requires a huge amount of free disk space

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Wikipedia has to be one of the most widely checked resources on the internet but what happens if you don't have a connection to the net?

WikiTaxi is a useful little tool that allows you to do exactly that - download Wikipedia to your hard drive and consult it without even having to access the Internet. However there is a catch - you need a hell of a lot of spare drive space. Because Wikipedia is constantly growing, WikiTaxi uses compression to make sure that the database fits on an 8 GB memory stick - still pretty impressive.

On the plus side, Wikitaxi requires no installation. Just extract the WikiTaxi archive to any folder, and it's ready to go. The folder can be on a fixed hard drive, or a portable device like memory stick or flash card. WikiTaxi does also modify a small options *.ini file which it places right next to its own executable so it does modify your PC a little.

WikiTaxi is a brilliant innovation that makes reading Wikipedia without an internet connection a reality but it does require a lot of free disk space.

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WikiTaxi 1.0.6