AnkiMobile Flashcards

AnkiMobile Flashcards

By Ankitects Pty Ltd

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2010-05-27
  • Current Version: 2.0.87
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 34.59 MB
  • Developer: Ankitects Pty Ltd
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 13.4 or later.
Score: 4.1191
From 1,251 Ratings


AnkiMobile is a mobile companion to Anki, a powerful, intelligent flashcard program that is free, multi-platform, and open-source. Sales of this app support the development of both the computer and mobile version, which is why the app is priced as a computer application. AnkiMobile was written by the lead developer of Anki and AnkiWeb, and it has been around since 2010. Beware other apps using "Anki" in their name that have sprung up recently - they are not compatible with the rest of the Anki ecosystem, and they offer far fewer features. Some of AnkiMobile's features include: - A free cloud synchronization service that lets you keep your card content synchronized across multiple mobile and computer devices. This makes it easy to add content on a computer and then study it on your mobile, easily keep your study progress current between an iPhone and iPad, and so on. - The same proven scheduling algorithm that the computer version of Anki uses, which reminds you of material as you're about to forget it. - A flexible interface designed for smooth and efficient study. You can set up AnkiMobile to perform different actions when you tap or swipe on various parts of the screen, and control which actions appear on the tool buttons. - Comprehensive graphs and statistics about your studies. - Support for large card decks - even 100,000+ cards. - If your cards use images or audio clips, the media is stored on your device, so you can study without an internet connection. - A powerful search facility that allows you to find cards that match criteria such as 'tagged high priority, answered in the last ten days and not containing the following words', and automatically place them into a deck to study. - Support for displaying mathematical equations with MathJax, and rendering LaTeX created with the computer version. - Support for adding images drawn with the Apple Pencil to your cards. Please note that AnkiMobile is currently intended as a companion to the computer version of Anki, rather than a complete replacement for it. While AnkiMobile is able to display and schedule your cards in the same way the computer version does, certain changes like modifying note types need to be done with the computer software. Add-ons are not supported, so while you can study image occlusion cards created with the computer version, they can not be created within AnkiMobile. For this reason, please start with the computer version of Anki before you think about buying this app. The cloud synchronization service is optional, and data can also be imported/exported from the app via a USB cable or AirDrop. Like all apps, AnkiMobile can be purchased once and then used on multiple devices in a household using the same Apple ID. Family sharing is also supported. For information on bulk discounts for educational institutions, please see Apple's Volume Purchase Program. For more information on AnkiMobile, including a link to the online manual, please have a look at the support page: If you have any questions or want to report an issue, please let us know on our support site and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.



  • Fantastic!

    By Ysdzjtsisttis
    I was a bit skeptical after reading reviews but I am very pleased with my purchase and use this app everyday. It makes studying on the go very easy especially since I make all my cards on my pc and sync them to the app. It beats using the web version on my phone as this app displays media whereas the web version wont.
  • Please add autosync upon opening the app

    By prozaccd
    Amazing app. Wish it would include add-ons but that's essentially impossible considering the add-ons would have to be reworked for mobile. I would give this 5 stars but this app is missing some options in Ankidroid, including autosync on opening the app. Frankly most of the other settings aren't important to me so if autosync is added I'd be happy to change my review!
  • Desktop level browser would be appreciated

    By Gtech03
    As a medical student, this app is a must on the go. Although this app does the job, it’s not perfect. A desktop level browser would be useful in being able to quickly look through cards. I hope that this feature will be added someday. Also, an AMOLED compatible true dark mode would also be appreciated. Also, it wold be nice if there was an option to make a shortcut to open additional hidden fields so that it could be programmed into a gamepad.I understand that this has more to do with the Anking card type, but I’m sure there is a large number of people who would be interested in greater compatibility on the go.
  • Best study tool in existence

    By Mr Skinny Beans
    Well worth this price if you plan to study in the long term. If not, the desktop version more than suffices
  • Worse Interface and Not User Friendly

    By lspndmflc
    Don’t waste $25 and just go with Quizlet. Somehow a flash card app doesn’t have a randomize or shuffle feature im baffled. What’s the point of it being free in computer then scam people $25 on mobile. The interface was made by drones I wasted 30 min looking for a randomize function and somehow found out it doesn’t exist well done on sucking $25 from my heart.
  • Best Flashcard System Available

    By Dorordian
    I know that a $20 price tag seems a little daunting for a mobile app, but I guarantee you that you will get your money back tenfold in the value of this app. When it comes to memorization systems, there is no better app than Anki. Aki uses spaced repetition and a flashcards system to help users memorize information for long-term. I use this app for medical school all the time, it is the gold standard for memorizing topics. Not to mention, this app syncs perfectly with the desktop version of Anki. If you are already an Anki user I highly recommend that you purchase this app both to support the developers and so that you have access to a great mobile Anki experience.
  • Too difficult to make decks on mobile

    By frustrated gaijin
    As a language Japanese learner, I’ve found this app extremely difficult to use. I rely on my phone to make flash cards and it’s basically impossible to make my own vocab or grammar decks that match up to what I’m learning in my irl classes. The shared decks I’ve tried are all to unfocused or not right for what I need and the learning curve to make your own using only a phone is waaaay too high. It’s disappointing as I wanted to support the original app (that I also stupidly paid for, I really wish I could get a refund) but now I see why the knockoff AnkiApp is more popular, as it’s really simple to make a basic deck. Maybe it’s better for other kinds of study, but really I can’t recommend this for language learning unless you have a lot of time to dump into learning how to use it and you also want to make cards on your computer and then sync them to your phone.
  • Garbage app that doesn’t work

    By Dr. Murican
    Absolutely horrific interface. I have never regretted purchasing an app until this one. It was literally unusable for me. It’s like it was designed in 1994 and nobody bothered to update it since. Charging money for this should be illegal. Horrible horrible horrible.
  • Marcelo Contente

    By Menor 🇺🇸
    This anki mobile for iPhone has no way to download the audios, the configuration is ridiculous, how am I going to record audios if I don't know the pronunciation? It looks like Google translate, my Anki droid you have the audio option in the settings, in addition to being free
  • Way too complicated

    By Brandxx
    If I needed to spend more time learning an entirely new system of studying, instead of actually putting energy into learning the subject that I’m learning, then I suppose this app would be fine. But I wanted to find a flash card app that could replace iFlash (which was fantastic up until it stopped working due to lack of updates from the developer), and could be used on both desktop app format and on the phone. This is incredibly frustrating and simply doesn’t work with my way of studying. Not worth the money, and not worth the time and effort.