Wikipedia Touch is a completely free Wikipedia app for Windows 8. The app is fairly straightforward and simple in design as well as use. The app is fast and fluid this makes the experience of using this app on a Windows 8 device that much more fun. The app shows you all the information in mobile friendly format. This Wikipedia app for Windows 8 allows you to browse, search, and share content of Wikipedia with complete ease and simplicity on a touch enabled device; also the apps works well with the keyboard and mouse if you are using the app on a regular PC.
You can download Wikipedia app for Windows 8 from the link posted at the very end of the article. After you have clicked on provided link it will re-direct you to the Windows Store from where you can download and install this free Wikipedia app for Windows 8. After you have completed the installation part simply click on the apps start screen tile to run it, just as any other Windows 8 app and you will have the interface in front of you as shown below in the screenshot.
The first thing that the app displays is the main page of the site as seen above. The app also shows up a few set of options that are located in the bottom part of the app window. Using these option you can navigate through Wikipedia with complete ease. Also you are provided with a pin button that allows you to pin your favorite page directly to the Windows 8 start screen. On the top of the app window you are provided with the search bar and other options. To search for something simply start typing in the search bar and you will be provided with a set of suggestions, just press enter to start the search and you will be presented the appropriate page as seen below in the screenshot.
If you would like to pin this page to the start screen just click on the ‘pin page’ button and you will be presented with a small pop up that will allow you to pin the file to the start screen of the computer for ease of access. When you click on the small button on the upper left corner of app window, then you will be presented with the option as shown below in the screen shot. This includes the ability to go to the home, view random post, view watch list, upload, settings, log in etc.