What's New

Fixed a possible crash under iOS 7

App Description

Get the app that Macworld says "deserves a spot on your iPhone"!


Paperless is a simple but powerful app for making lists. Use it to create to do lists, make grocery lists, take notes, write an outline of a story, prepare notes for a presentation, make a list of gift ideas, plan a vacation... or anything else you'd want to make a list for.


Assign a fun icon to each of your lists - there are over 450 to choose from. You can also select from 30 themes to customize the app's design to your liking.


Paperless is easy to use with a clean, elegant and well thought out interface. Each list can either be a checklist or a regular list without checkboxes, making a wide variety of uses possible.


For checklists and todo lists, many people prefer using Paperless over traditional "getting things done" apps - or, they use it in addition to one. There are no due dates or priority settings, so you're left to focus on the actual tasks at hand, rather than waste time changing those settings when your priorities change. Instead, if a particular task becomes important, you can simply move it to the top of the list.


Automatically backup your lists and sync them between iOS devices via a free Dropbox account.


- send lists via email, others can import your list into their copy of Paperless
- send a plain text version of a list via iMessage, or copy it into another app
- easily duplicate lists
- manually reorder lists and list items
- sort list items alphabetically
- copy and move items from one list to another
- comprehensive search
- passcode lock


"Paperless deserves a spot on your iPhone" - Lex Friedman, Macworld (4.5 out of 5 mice rating)

"Paperless has a permanent spot on the first page of my iPhone's home screen... it will probably earn a similar spot on yours." - Marianne Schultz, AppShopper

"... a good way to ensure things get done at your own pace, free of the disappointment of missing deadlines." - Nick Spence, Macworld UK

"I've been trying many To Do apps since iPhone 1.0 -- from the expensive Things to Toodledo and others -- and I don't use any of them regularly. Most just require too much effort. Paperless is the first one I've found that hits that sweet spot between being simple enough you'll actually use it and powerful enough to be useful." - Marc Zeedar, REALbasic Developer Magazine (4.8 out of 5 rating)

"This is one nice-looking list / task app... As a basic list app, the beautiful Paperless reigns supreme." - Bonnie Eisenman, 148apps.com (4 out of 5 rating)


"Best app ever - The most incredibly useful app I've come across. Simple, effective and bloody marvelous!!!"

"The simplicity of the interface and the flexibility given to the user is perfection."

"Simply loved it - Best app I've ever downloaded, my life is so organized now! ..."

"After having tried a good deal of apps to get myself more organized - both free and paid - it is clear that this tops them all. Other apps presented a kind of novelty; I could fool myself into thinking that I was more organized, but it was never long before I abandoned them because it was obvious that they consumed unnecessary time. Paperless, however, has truly helped. It is streamlined, it is simple, it is sumptuous"


If you love Paperless, please leave a review and star rating. Thank you!

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 21, 2011 New version 2.0
  • October 01, 2011 New version 2.0.1
  • November 23, 2011 New version 2.0.2
  • January 25, 2012 New version 2.0.3
  • March 28, 2012 New version 2.0.4
  • October 03, 2012 New version 2.0.5
  • November 03, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • November 09, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • March 23, 2013 New version 2.1
  • April 27, 2013 New version 2.1.1
  • May 09, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • May 11, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • June 08, 2013 New version 2.1.2
  • September 20, 2013 New version 2.1.3
  • February 06, 2014 New version 2.2
  • February 21, 2014 New version 2.2.1
  • September 19, 2014 New version 2.2.2
  • October 07, 2014 New version 2.2.3
  • November 08, 2014 New version 2.2.4
  • September 19, 2015 New version 2.2.6
  • October 20, 2015 New version 2.2.7
  • November 18, 2015 New version 2.2.8
  • December 21, 2015 New version 2.2.9
  • August 09, 2016 New version 2.2.10
  • November 05, 2016 New version 2.2.12

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