Paper by FiftyThree

Paper by FiftyThree

By FiftyThree, Inc.

  • Category: Productivity
  • Release Date: 2012-03-29
  • Current Version: 4.2.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 123.91 MB
  • Developer: FiftyThree, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4
From 28,873 Ratings


Paper® is the immersive sketching app for capturing ideas anywhere. Over 25 million people have found their personal creative space in Paper—handwriting notes, drafting, diagramming, sketching, and giving form to their vision. FIND YOUR FLOW Sketch, draw, diagram, color, write notes: No matter what the inspiration, you can get it down on Paper. Capture your ideas in beautiful, 3D Journals that keep you focused and in your creative flow. Fast, gesture-based navigation makes it easy and natural to use Paper. Easily move your ideas into Paste, our app for creative teams. SKETCH WITH CONFIDENCE Every tool tuned to perfection: draw, sketch, outline, write, color, diagram, cut, fill, and mix. Auto-correction snaps rough drawings to straight lines and crisp shapes for quickly drafting architectures and diagrams. Drop in templates like grid, lines, and storyboard to help structure your ideas. WORK ON THE IDEA, NOT THE TOOL Paper’s simple, quiet interface and gestural navigation offer you space to create without the distraction of controls and sliders. Pencil and touch superpowers let you draw, cut, and move without switching modes. Drag to easily rearrange pages, group notes with sketches, annotate photos, even "undo" with a gesture and stay in the flow. YOUR IDEAS, YOUR WORLD Arrange your personal set of Journals with beautiful covers to customize your creative space. Expand your pages to view them as a grid for easy organization. BECOME A PRO Take your creativity to the next level. Get additional tools and features by subscribing to Paper Pro. Subscription is optional, and you can cancel anytime. To subscribe, visit the Paper Pro section in the Settings menu. Paper Pro is an optional renewing 6-month subscription. You can cancel at any time. * Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account once you confirm the purchase. * Your subscription will automatically renew within 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period. To opt out, you must turn off the 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. Love Paper? Please leave a review! We read every comment, review, and tweet, and your thoughts and suggestions are taken into serious consideration as we continue to evolve Paper. 

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  • BUY IT!

    By CAkirby
    Perfect tool for my Apple Pencil. So worth the money. I have apps that I’ve paid for that I use regularly, but I wouldn’t recommend others pay for because of the problems. This is worth paying for the extra features. This app has become my goto business tool for sketching, design, idea banks, and client management. And the more I use it, the more ways I find to use it.
  • Scrolling problems

    By Yogi moni
    I have been using this app for several years now and it’s been very convenient to organize my thoughts and writing projects. However in the past few months there has been some kind of bug that I’ve noticed; whenever I try to hold and drag my cursor to select where I want to type, the pages start scrolling like crazy! Even if I’m selecting a sentence in the middle of the page, it will start scroll downwards. This has made it extremely difficult to insert words or letters into already written text without having to scroll up and down and up and down and click and click and hope I get the right spot eventually. Please can you fix this??! I love every other thing about this app!!
  • Wiped

    By yldaens
    Enjoying the app. Drew a lot of pics, and then the app wiped all my work, on both my devices because they were synced. I backed them up to the cloud, but I’ll have to visit the apple store to help me get them back... if they can. Save your work somewhere besides the app. I hope I did. Update. Nope. Only a few sketches were in the cloud. 30 minutes on the phone with apple and I couldn’t get them back. The paper app doesn’t recognize its own files. Best I could do was open each file and take a screenshot of the few that saved. For some reason, a couple of sketches overwrote all the others. Really depressing. Hours of work lost. Switching to photoshop sketch. I’ll have to get a new credit card so paper can’t auto charge me next year.
  • Shameful

    By rockabyebyebaby
    First off there’s no way the rating on this app is accurate. They must be paying for reviews. This app is overpriced and extremely limited. It was fun to play around with for a while but now they’ve mixed the paid features into the free features meaning that you can’t use the free app without constantly being harassed with an ad for the paid version. It’s 7.99 for a six month subscription. There’s absolutely no way to justify this app.
  • One of the best art programs

    By Annrjab
    I started using this program with the pencil that goes with it and I found it easy to use. I now have an Apple Pencil and still love this program. I love the blending and the watercolor effect of one of the brushes. I love water coloring and this is about as close I can get.
  • want more money

    By martinltpm
    I purchased app years ago, then purchased additional features. But now it’s been a while since I’ve used it. When I opened again, they want not only more money, but also added a subscription. I don’t need it that bad. disappointed though
  • Buenísimo

    By Edgarhummer
    La experiencia es única
  • Amazing!

    By Saldbuckeye
    I’m a digital art student at my school. I was looking for a sketching program to run on my iPad Pro with Apple Pencil. Procreate was just to hard and to expensive to use. Paper is an amazing app that’s free and really easy to use. As soon as I figured out that there was more to the app, I immediately bought paper pro for six months. I don’t regret it. It is amazing. I just really hope that the drawing tutorials that were promised come out soon. Thank you FiftyThree!
  • Paper

    By christique
  • Good, but why sign up?

    By Macdaddy4u
    The app is great, but I don’t understand why you have to pay to have the pro version just to have different brush sizes and colors. Especially because it is only a 6 month subscription. I also don’t like how you can’t change the layers. It integrates very well with my Apple Pencil, but I wish that there could be more without getting a “pro” version.