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 29,087 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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  • It's sad, how the developers have sabotaged their own app.

    By Tom Hanks Is Bela Lugosi
    At one point, Paper was hands-down the loveliest drawing app on iOS—simple, lightweight, and full of all manner of clever shortcuts and gestures. Over time, it has gotten increasingly complex, offering features that flat-out undercut its original purpose. The touch gestures are less charming, the interface is thrice as bulky, and the iPhone version, for some godawful issue, turns all your drawings sideways. Why on earth?! I still use it, and the parts they haven't touched remain superb. But it's been sad watching something that was near-perfect on day one, and ABSOLUTELY perfect a year or two in, get murdered by its own designers. Once I told people this app alone was worth the iOS price of admission, but those days are gone.
  • Terriable

    By htc3)*)6=(5$(4
    I hate this app
  • Love eeeeeeeeht!

    By clownkiki
    This is a great app!!! I have enjoyed drawing my collages on this app!!! The ability to write with the pen and rest my hand on the screen is phenomenal!!!!
  • Real watercolor.

    By scrawlist
    The Paper by FiftyThree app totally gets the strange, unpredictable & gorgeous things that happen when watercolor hits paper. Even the subtleties. I'm an analog watercolor painter from way back. When I found this app, I was freaked to see it replicate the real thing. I go from analog to Paper & back again throughout the day without changing my style. I've used it for years. It still freaks me out.
  • No typing tool

    By 1234567890000004
    My only complaint is there is no tool for typing otherwise this is a good app
  • Great product, lousy model

    By Preson Phillips
    I’ve been a user since the beginning. Despite purchasing the app years ago, they keep taking away features and forcing me to buy them back. Today they took away the function of cutting with my finger, forcing me to pay 12$ (per year) to get it back. Unbelievable. I’d find a better app rather than playing these games if I were you.
  • Something I really like from thousands marketing apps

    By Hayden22331166
  • Paper is great

    By hungry_for_yummy
    Definitely the best drawing app I have used on the iPad — wish there was a macOS version!!!!!!!!
  • WOW

    By JuneyMatt
    So amazing!!! Finally able to mix my Tech with my love for Drawing.
  • Enjoy!

    By HE'D'
    It’s a pleasure to work with this!