Encylopédie iPad App

Mobile Development

The “ancestor of hypertext”

This iPad app provides unprecedented ability to search, browse, and read an 18th-century compendium of human knowledge.

Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d’Alembert’s Encylopédie is one of the crowning achievements of the French Enlightenment. Our iPad app presents the original French writing and more than 20,000 high-resolution images in an intuitive, browsable format.