148Apps Review Summary

Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: INSPIRING :: Read Our Full Review >>

An utterly beautiful and inspiring way to draw and sketch.

What's New


Freedom to draw, sketch, outline, write and color is here! All the original tools, including the Mixer, are now completely free. It's our way of saying "thank you" to our inspiring community of creators. Enjoy the full expressive power of Paper, and share what you create on Mix!

Every tool in Paper becomes more expressive when you use them with Pencil, our award-winning Bluetooth stylus. Find out more about Pencil and buy online at http://fiftythree.com/pencil. Pencil is also available in Apple retail stores worldwide.

Once you've had a chance to experience Paper’s free tools, we'd also love it if you would stop by and give us a rating in the app store. It's actually an enormous help, and we love reading your comments. Thanks for your support and happy creating!

This version also contains:
- A few good bug fixes.

App Description

“App of the Year & Apple Design Award Winner”

Paper is the simplest way to express your ideas. You don’t need to know how to draw. From sketching out a new product design, to drafting a kitchen remodel or outlining a great business plan, Paper sets your ideas free. It works the way you think, with no fussy settings or distractions. Available with Paper are five beautiful tools to Sketch, Write, Draw, Outline, and Color.

“The Best iPad Stylus”—Wired and The Verge

Express your creativity more naturally with Pencil—FiftyThree’s handcrafted Bluetooth Smart stylus. Pencil’s unique Surface Pressure technology allows you to use Pencil’s tapered shape to fluidly control the width and strength of lines. You can also flip to erase, blend with your finger, and rest your hand comfortably with world-class palm rejection. Connect your Pencil and get all of Paper’s essential tools for free.

“The world’s first open platform for collaboration.”

Never start from scratch again. Find the perfect template for a task, learn a new skill, or make new connections with collaborators around the world. Share your ideas, get feedback, and find the inspiration you need to jumpstart your creativity. Mix is where the world creates together.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 14, 2015 New version 2.3.1
November 27, 2014 New version 2.1.5
November 12, 2014 New version 2.1.0
October 19, 2014 New version 2.0.1
September 30, 2014 New version 2.0.0
September 02, 2014 New version 1.6.3
November 30, -0001 Initial Release