Browser for xkcd

4.3
3.92K reviews
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Content rating
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About this app

This browser for xkcd is a Comic Viewer for the Webcomic of xkcd.com and a Reader for Articles at what-if.xkcd.com.

xkcd Comics:
* Shows Comic's Title, Image, Hover Text, etc.
* Offline Storage, Download All & Offline Mode
* Notification for new Comics
* Archive: List of all Comics
* Random & Search Function
* Favorites & Comic Ranking
* Integration of explainxkcd.com

What-if Articles:
* Read Article including images and TeX formulas
* Offline Storage, Download All & Offline Mode
* Notification for new Articles
* Archive: List of all Articles
Updated on
Jan 24, 2017

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4.3
3.92K reviews
A Google user
February 2, 2020
It is lightweight and unobtrusive. It doesn't request any crazy permissions, send* unwanted notifications, or have any ads. It just does exactly what you want it to do -- load the comics -- and a little bit more when requested, like letting you save favorites. The feature to view explain xkcd has been broken for a while, but all you have to do is click the external link button and you can still see it. It's probably the best app on my phone for its sheer simplicity.
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A Google user
November 18, 2018
My only complaint is that recently the explainxkcd link seems to have broken and no longer automatically opens the page, though it still contains a button to open it in the browser. This issue isn't enough for me to take a star of though. The app lets you download comics for offline viewing and has a button to view each comic's title text. You can view the previous, first, next, and most recent comics, or choose one at random. You can also search comics and the app is very good at finding comics with even vague search terms. I highly recommend it for anyone with even a passing interest in xkcd.
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Curtis Franks
February 19, 2021
I have been using this app thrice per week since at least 2014 (but maybe 2012) and I love it. Lately, though, the lack of updates/attention has started to catch up with it. It has not updated in at least a week and the Explain XKCD link no longer works. I wish that it would receive just a little TLC in order to repair these slight issues. I want to keep using the app. I really, really do.
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