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Paper - Notes, Photo Annotation, and Sketches by FiftyThree

By FiftyThree, Inc.

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When inspiration happens, put it on Paper. Paper is the best way to capture and connect your notes, photos, and sketches. Create checklists, spotlight details in photos, and sketch diagrams with unbeatable speed and ease — Paper is like a wall of sticky notes for everything that inspires you.

Paper’s swipe-to-style formatting makes creating checklists and notes faster and more fun than any other app. The photo spotlight tool helps you quickly clarify essential details.

Bring text, photos, and sketches together. Keep your ideas organized, and see everything in one place to make connections you can’t see in siloed lists.

Paper’s unique visual notes are designed to help you get your point across quickly and precisely. Paper also lets you share your ideas any way you want to, including as professionally-formatted PDFs, Keynote and Powerpoint presentations.

The original iPad version of Paper is a winner of Apple’s App of the Year and is used by millions around the world. The Universal version adds support for iPhone, in addition to text, photos, and sketching, all beautifully designed for touch. Paper is completely free with no in-app purchases.

What's New in Version 3.3.1

This update fixes a few bugs in the Reorder Spaces dialog, one bug with the Diagram tool, and also ensures that your photos are properly saved when you exit the canvas quickly.

Love Paper? Please give us a review! We are reading every comment, review, and tweet, and your thoughts and suggestions will definitely be taken into consideration as we continue to evolve Paper.

Need help or want to send us feedback? Please contact us at We can’t respond to App Store reviews so please email if something seems broken.


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Customer Reviews


a gorgeous way to organize your thoughts, and satisfying on the fingertips with beautiful colour pallets. great work!!

Paper + (Apple) Pencil = Incredible

I've had the fortunate favour to get an Apple Pencil and the iPad Pro relatively early, and it's a dream! The app is the reason I picked up an ipad mini for the first time years ago and it's only improved since.

Pencil not working. Eraser not at all.

It drives me crazy that only 1 time out of 10 I can connect the pencil. I tried all the tricks and still nothing got better. I'd been 3 days since I try, but the eraser never worked.
All is up to date and the iPad is the iPad pro model and would be great to be able to use it at its real potential.

Paper - Notes, Photo Annotation, and Sketches by FiftyThree
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.3.1
  • Size: 89.3 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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