Do you have a Papers 3 library on your Mac that you would like to share between platforms and devices?

These instructions outline how to set up syncing of your current Mac library. Please ensure you have met all the prerequisites before you begin.

Set up syncing

  1. If you haven’t done so already, please sign up to Dropbox and install the Dropbox client.

  2. Open Papers 3 and go to Papers>Set up Sync.

  3. Select Set up.

  4. A popup will appear. Please log in to Dropbox and authorise access.

  5. Papers will now move your library into your local Dropbox folder.

  6. In the future, you can manually sync using the Sync Now button under Papers>Preferences>Sync (or Papers>Sync now), as well as set your preference to sync automatically.

Share this library with your other devices

Now that you have placed your current Mac library in Dropbox, you can set up your other devices to share this library. Find out how to connect to this library from another Mac, Windows, or iOS device.

Sync now also available via Wifi

It is now also possible to sync you Papers 3 for Mac and iOS libraries via Wifi. Please see these instructions for instructions.