Always with you, wherever research leads you

Papers 3 is available for free

Designed for both iPhone and iPad.
No in-app purchases or small print.

Your personal library of research at your fingertips

Save time searching

Search 20+ search engines simultaneously.

Search across all your favorite search engines in one go. Multiple results can easily be imported directly into your library with a single click.

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Read on the go

Make your research as mobile as you are.

Continue reading from where you left off with the full screen reader. Easily navigate through your notes and the table of contents.

Get organized

Structure your library to your preferences.

Search, save and import your research material and organize them in Smart, Manual and Shared collections. Over 85 document types are supported.

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Always in sync

Keep your personal library synchronized across all your devices.

Papers offers cloud syncing (via Dropbox) and via local Wi-Fi network, ensuring your latest research material is always at your fingertips, wherever you are, whatever device you are working on.

Your personal notes

Stay connected to your key findings.

Highlight, underline, or strikethrough multiple passages in a few easy swipes. Or add freehand annotations - we even support iPad Pro and Apple Pencil! All annotations are synchronized across your devices.

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Make the right match

Keep your library clean.

View your metadata card for more information about the document. Match metadata, inspect your notes, add keywords and apply labels.

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System requirements

  • iOS 8 and above.
  • Works on both iPhone and iPad.
  • Second generation iPad, and iPhone 4S or above.
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