Wikipedia App for Windows 8.1 Squashes Bugs in Update, Free Download

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Wikipedia has been released on the Windows Store for quite a while now, and since its release, it has seen a bunch of new improvements and updates being rolled out. Here’s one of the most recent.
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Wikipedia is the must-have app on your Windows 8.1 tablet, especially thanks to many features that it has received along the way, after the original release on the Windows Store.

The latest version of the app has been updated with a fix for the crashing bug in featured article list, so in case you’ve been affected, then this has solved your problems now. Here are all the other previous updates it has received:

Fix for backspace in search
New search input for Windows 8.1
fixes for intermittent crashes
HTTP support in Chinese locale
localization updates
fix for crash on ‘Read in’ when no languages available
HTML security improvements
find bar fixes
share of selected text now includes HTML
fix for locale initialization — now defaults to system language
keyboard focus for scrolling
selected text may be shared out
square off tile images on hub
smart aspect ratio detection for featured image
Search Wikipedia by sharing selected text from other apps like IE
Search by typing
Added “Find in Article”
Fixed activation bugs
high-resolution tile icons
Added privacy policy link under settings/about
Dropped currently unused location permission
Fix for crashing bug on launch
Fix for cut-off text in articles
Can switch language on hub
List recently changes articles on hub
History popup list
Initial localization support
Added GPL license info
Fixes for snapped view
Network connection errors detected
Pinning disabled on hub (used to crash)

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