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Microsoft Encarta
Developer(s) Microsoft
Stable release
Encarta Premium 2009 / August, 2008
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Type Virtual encyclopedia
License Proprietary

Encarta was a digital multimedia encyclopedia by Microsoft. There was a more complete version called Encarta Premium made in 2008. It had more than 62,000 articles and many photographs and illustrations. There were also music clips, videos, maps, and timelines with some activity games. It had an atlas and homework tools as well. It was available on the internet for a yearly fee. Customers could also buy it on DVD-ROM or CD-ROMs. There was a service that was paid for by advertisements that allowed people to read many articles online free of charge.

Microsoft made similar encyclopedias under the Encarta trademark in several different European languages and in Japanese.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Microsoft Encarta para niños

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