Release Notes for Papers 3 - version 3.3.0 (336) beta


  • Wi-Fi syncing is a brand new feature. As a precaution we recommend making regular backups of your library while testing this update.
  • If you are not already a member of the iOS TestFlight beta programme and would like to join, click here.
  • When using this beta build, the first sync on each device may take longer than expected. Subsequent syncs will not be effected.

Performance & Stability:

  • Syncing: Improves app stability during Wi-Fi syncing.
  • Syncing: Resolves a bug which could cause some changes not to be synced between devices during Wi-Fi syncing.
  • Syncing: Reduces CPU usage and improves UI responsiveness during Wi-Fi syncing.
  • Library: Addresses the cause of a crash that can occasionally occur when merging papers in the Library.

Changes in the previous 3.3.0 (333) beta release:

New Features:

  • Keep your Papers 3 library in sync using your local Wi-Fi network. Upgrade to Papers 3 for iOS beta version 3.3.0 to use Wi-Fi syncing between your Mac and iOS devices.

Performance & Stability:

  • General: Improvements to app stability.
  • Syncing: Several improvements to the reliability and performance of syncing.
  • Metadata: Opening a paper in Reader no longer causes papers written by that author to disappear from the Authors Sources view or the Papers Library search view when searching for papers by that author until the next launch of the app.
  • Search: Further improvements to the stability of the IEEExplore search engine when importing papers.

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