How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

For you who working on school assignment, college, or other assignments, and you have to access Wikipedia often, but you don’t have internet connection, SOT sure this article will be useful for you. In this article, SOT will teach you how to create an Offline Wikipedia and access it without Internet, so you’ll just have to download it once (you can do it from Internet Café, hotspot, etc) then accessing Wikipedia in home again and again without internet connection. Interesting, isn’t it?

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

Without any longer explanation, let’s follow this manual to create Offline version Wikipedia in your computer.

1. Download Wikipedia database from this link:

English Wikipedia Database

http://dumps.wikimedia.org/enwiki/latest/

2. Find file which is ended with spages-articles.xml.bz2

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

3. Download WikiTaxi installer here:

http://wikitaxi.org/delphi/doku.php/products/wikitaxi/index

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

4. Extract WikiTaxi_1.3.0.zip then run WikiTaxi_importer.exe

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

5. Browse wikipedia database you’ve downloaded, select also folder where you want to store your WikiTaxi database, then click on Import Now!

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

6. After database import process is over, open WikiTaxi.exe and click on database name you’ve just imported.

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

 

7. Offline version Wikipedia is ready to be used. Try to search information you want to search for.

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

How to Create Offline Wikipedia and Access it without Internet

Great, isn’t it? Now you have your own Wikipedia in your computer. You can access it eventhough you’re not connected with the internet

If you want the information to be up to date, SOT suggest you to download Wikipedia database and change it, at least once a month.


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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