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Papyrus - Natural Note Taking


Take handwritten notes naturally on your Android tablet or phone! With Papyrus you can write just like you would on paper using an active pen, passive stylus, or your finger. Easily markup PDFs to fill out forms, edit/grade papers, or sign documents. Import images, draw shapes, and add typed text to your notes. Quickly select, copy/paste, and move content between pages and notes. Organize your notes within notebooks and increase your productivity!

Turn your device into a virtual whiteboard or give presentations in a class, meeting, or conference by wirelessly casting to a TV/projector (e.g. using Miracast, Chromecast). Export notes as PDFs or images, then share them with others or store them in the cloud!

Papyrus is vector based - keeping your notes beautiful at any zoom level and on any device. You can erase entire letters and words quickly with the stroke eraser tool, or just parts of words with the true eraser tool. The selection tool allows you to change the color and thickness of your handwriting and even resize a drawing whenever you want without any loss in quality.

Papyrus takes special advantage of active pens on capable devices to provide natural, pressure sensitive handwriting. Just write with the pen and erase with your finger!

Papyrus is designed to be both powerful and simple to use, allowing you to take notes quickly and efficiently.

Awards/Recognition
• Featured App in Google Play
• Category Honorable Mention for Productivity in the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge (http://goo.gl/Ji9dCS)
• Popular Choice Award in the Dual Screen App Challenge (http://goo.gl/J7uT0B)

Key Features
• Take notes naturally with a pen and erase with your finger on active pen enabled devices (e.g. Galaxy Note devices with S Pen)
• Take notes with your finger or passive stylus on non-active pen devices (e.g. Nexus 7)
• Vector graphics engine
• Multiple paper types (e.g. blank, ruled, graph) and sizes (e.g. infinite, letter, A4)
• Undo/redo, select, move, and resize
• Change the color and weight of selected items
• Cut, copy, and paste items between notes
• Two finger scroll and pinch-to-zoom
• Two finger double tap to quickly jump to a specific zoom level
• Organize notes within notebooks (long press, drag and drop)
• Sort notes and notebooks
• Import, crop, and resize images
• Export notes to PDF, PNG, or JPEG for printing, archiving, or sharing
• Share notes with friends and colleagues via email, Evernote, etc.
• Samsung Multi-Window support
• Shortcuts to create a new note or open a notebook
• Present notes on a secondary display (Android 4.2+)

Premium Features¹
• PDF Import - Easily write, draw, and markup on PDFs with all the powerful features available with a standard note. Also includes highlighter tool!
• Tool Pack - Adds a highlighter tool, a "true" eraser tool (erase parts of strokes), shape tools, and a text tool
• Cloud Services - Backup/restore and export notes as PDFs to cloud storage providers Dropbox and Box

Google Play for Education customers can install both this app and the Papyrus EDU License 2014-2015 app to unlock all premium features for the current academic year. See http://goo.gl/aZZWFt

Information about active pen devices: http://goo.gl/6BRJy

Explanation of required permissions: http://goo.gl/q5f8Y

If you encounter any bugs, please email us at [email protected] with a description of the bug!

We would love to hear any feedback or feature requests you have at http://feedback.papyrusapp.com.

Website: http://papyrusapp.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/steadfastinnov
Facebook: http://facebook.com/SteadfastInnovation
Google+: http://google.com/+PapyrusApp
Youtube: http://youtube.com/SteadfastInnovation

¹These features are available via in-app purchasing. Your support keeps us innovating!

Recent changes:
• Fixed rendering issues for some PDF files
• Various bug fixes and improvements
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About Papyrus - Natural Note Taking
Take handwritten notes naturally on your Android tablet or phone! With Papyrus you can write just like you would on paper using an active pen, passive stylus, or your finger. Easily markup PDFs to fill out forms, edit/grade papers, or sign documents. Import images, draw shapes, and add typed text to your notes. Quickly select, copy/paste, and move content between pages and notes. Organize your notes within notebooks and increase your productivity!

Turn your device into a virtual whiteboard or give presentations in a class, meeting, or conference by wirelessly casting to a TV/projector (e.g. using Miracast, Chromecast). Export notes as PDFs or images, then share them with others or store them in the cloud!

Papyrus is vector based - keeping your notes beautiful at any zoom level and on any device. You can erase entire letters and words quickly with the stroke eraser tool, or just parts of words with the true eraser tool. The selection tool allows you to change the color and thickness of your handwriting and even resize a drawing whenever you want without any loss in quality.

Papyrus takes special advantage of active pens on capable devices to provide natural, pressure sensitive handwriting. Just write with the pen and erase with your finger!

Papyrus is designed to be both powerful and simple to use, allowing you to take notes quickly and efficiently.

Awards/Recognition
• Featured App in Google Play
• Category Honorable Mention for Productivity in the Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge (http://goo.gl/Ji9dCS)
• Popular Choice Award in the Dual Screen App Challenge (http://goo.gl/J7uT0B)

Key Features
• Take notes naturally with a pen and erase with your finger on active pen enabled devices (e.g. Galaxy Note devices with S Pen)
• Take notes with your finger or passive stylus on non-active pen devices (e.g. Nexus 7)
• Vector graphics engine
• Multiple paper types (e.g. blank, ruled, graph) and sizes (e.g. infinite, letter, A4)
• Undo/redo, select, move, and resize
• Change the color and weight of selected items
• Cut, copy, and paste items between notes
• Two finger scroll and pinch-to-zoom
• Two finger double tap to quickly jump to a specific zoom level
• Organize notes within notebooks (long press, drag and drop)
• Sort notes and notebooks
• Import, crop, and resize images
• Export notes to PDF, PNG, or JPEG for printing, archiving, or sharing
• Share notes with friends and colleagues via email, Evernote, etc.
• Samsung Multi-Window support
• Shortcuts to create a new note or open a notebook
• Present notes on a secondary display (Android 4.2+)

Premium Features¹
• PDF Import - Easily write, draw, and markup on PDFs with all the powerful features available with a standard note. Also includes highlighter tool!
• Tool Pack - Adds a highlighter tool, a "true" eraser tool (erase parts of strokes), shape tools, and a text tool
• Cloud Services - Backup/restore and export notes as PDFs to cloud storage providers Dropbox and Box

Google Play for Education customers can install both this app and the Papyrus EDU License 2014-2015 app to unlock all premium features for the current academic year. See http://goo.gl/aZZWFt

Information about active pen devices: http://goo.gl/6BRJy

Explanation of required permissions: http://goo.gl/q5f8Y

If you encounter any bugs, please email us at [email protected] with a description of the bug!

We would love to hear any feedback or feature requests you have at http://feedback.papyrusapp.com.

Website: http://papyrusapp.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/steadfastinnov
Facebook: http://facebook.com/SteadfastInnovation
Google+: http://google.com/+PapyrusApp
Youtube: http://youtube.com/SteadfastInnovation

¹These features are available via in-app purchasing. Your support keeps us innovating!

Recent changes:
• Fixed rendering issues for some PDF files
• Various bug fixes and improvements

User reviews of Papyrus - Natural Note Taking
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A Google User
Tuesday 2:18 PM
Great app I love it. Really helps me to get my job done. Simple and handy
A Google User
Tuesday 5:02 AM
Premium feature malfunction The backup to cloud feature gets stuck midway, really sucks when a paid function doesn't work.
A Google User
Tuesday 4:49 AM
Nice app! I use this app almost every day for my work as I can take notes with images and email them to my colleagues as PDF's. My only complaints so far are that Papyrus needs to integrate with imaging apps better. Also, more flexibility as to images in the notes (i.e. once the the image is placed in the note you have no alternative but to "undo".). Otherwise it's a great app!
A Google User
Tuesday 1:38 AM
Will not open after update After an update was automatically installed on 10/16/14, I can no longer open this app and it appears that I am not the only one with this problem.
A Google User
Monday 11:31 PM
Disappointing I tried the PDF import and the true eraser features, after the trial expired the app got disabled before I could purchase these features. Consequently I lost my college notes even though the app was free without those features (PDF import and the true eraser).