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Paper by WeTransfer

Your note-taker, sketchbook, and diagramming tool.

Paper lets you take simple text notes, sketch drawings, annotate photos, and more, just as if you had pen-and-paper

Paper by WeTransfer

by WeTransfer BV
Swipe to stylize
Paper by WeTransfer
Paper by WeTransfer
FREE in the App Store

Paper lets you take simple text notes, sketch drawings, annotate photos, and more, just as if you had pen-and-paper.

Swipe to stylize. Paper's new text notes lets you swipe to create checklists, bullet points, and even headers. No matter if you need text notes, image annotations, or just some doodles — Paper now does it all. It works even better on the iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil too, in case you want to turn your iPad into a full handwritten note-taking machine.

Swipe to stylize
Image annotations

Image annotations. Now you can add images to Paper and annotate directly. It's never been easier to snap that photo of something, mark it up with some notes so others know what the heck you're talking about, and then send it off. Everyone will understand what you mean with clearly marked up and annotated photos.

What is it about?

This one burst onto the scene and immediately became the darling of artists and non-artists alike. It is just so easy to pick up and start using, with or without a stylus. Its free price tag makes it an absolute must-download, though of course, in-app purchases unlock even more features. It's simply beautiful on the iPad's retina display and a pleasure to use.

For those who...

  • Need simple text notes
  • Want to draw
  • Need to annotate photos

Not for those who...

  • Don't need to draw
  • Have a more complex and powerful app for their note-taking
  • Need reliable syncing across multiple devices

Why we love it

Paper is simple to use and comes packed with a ton of useful tools that make note-taking, photo annotation, and drawing easy.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Productivity Business
Last updated
September 27, 2019
Release date
March 29, 2012
More info

Paper by WeTransfer is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $5.99

    Paper Patron

App Store Description

Over 25 million people have set their ideas free with Paper®, the award-winning immersive sketching app.

Sketch, type, paint, draw — whatever the thought, you can get it down on Paper. Bring ideas to life in beautiful 3D journals that keep you in your flow. With fast, gesture-based navigation it’s easy and natural to use Paper.

Paper’s perfectly-tuned tools make it easy to draw, outline, write, color, diagram, collage, cut and fill. Snap rough sketches into straight lines and crisp shapes, or use one of our templates and see where it takes you.

Add multiple photos to a single page and cut, stick, move and fix without the fuss of complex layers. From mood boards to storyboards, pull in inspiration from anywhere and get ideas flowing.

A simple, quiet interface and gestural navigation give you space to create without distracting controls or sliders. Draw, cut and move without switching modes or group notes, sketches and photos, all with a simple swipe.

Arrange work into beautiful journals with custom covers and organize pages however you like. Sync your work across different devices and pick up right where you left off.

Take creativity to the next level and subscribe to Paper Pro for more tools and features. Subscription is optional and you can cancel anytime. To upgrade, visit the Paper Pro section in the Settings menu.

* Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account once you confirm the purchase.
* Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of your subscription period. To opt out, you must turn off auto-renew at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.
* Manage changes to your subscription in the iTunes Account Settings.
* Any unused portion of a free trial will be forfeited when you purchase a Paper Pro subscription.

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