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How does Paperlike work with your iPad.
Artists all around the world love the Paperlike for the improved precision and tactile feel. We optimized the ideal amount of friction for extended drawing sessions and the right stroke resistance for optimal accuracy.
“I just put it on the other day, and I LOVE it. I feel like I have more control of my pen strokes in Procreate. The glare reduction is great too!”
Brooke Robinson - GoodType
The iPad has become a real workhorse. Especially in combination with the Apple Pencil it's a beast. Annotating drafts, taking notes and quick sketches have become a commodity. But it still doesn't feel right... The Paperlike protector adds the missing last percent to perfection. Love your iPad even more!
“Paperlike is THE must-have accessory I recommend whenever I teach how to take notes paperless on iPads using an Apple.“
Tom Solid, Founder of the #PaperlessMovement
The Paperlike is made for superior display quality. Nothing stands in the way of you and some relaxing hours of Netflix or Youtube. And you know what's best? The matte and anti-glare finish of the Paperlike even allows you to enjoy your screen time sitting in the sun.
“The display noise has now been almost completely eliminated. This is as close to a perfect screen protector for my treasured iPad as I can imagine.”
Ali Abdaal - Tech/Student Youtuber
See the Nanodots effect:
The Paperlike secret is in the Nanodots surface technology, microbeads distributed across the screen protector's foil. The Nanodots make the Pencil vibrate just so slightly to make it feel like you write on a rough surface, like paper. Also, the display light shines around and through them, minimizing refractions.
- Made for the Apple Pencil
Standard matte screen protectors eat up the Pencil tip in no time. We optimized the Nanodots Surface for maximum paper-feel and minimal tip consumption.
- Almost no light diffusion
Minimize the rainbow effect, keep the brilliant display quality!
Don't take our word for it.
"You have to try this!"
There is actually a lot more resistance between the tip of the pencil and the display now - it really changes the way the iPad feels.Mark Stapf Tech Reviewer
“I'm drawing on clouds of cotton candy”
The nice texture and grip, make it easier to get what I have in my head on to the screen.Ramona Mclean Illustrator
"A must-have for graphic designers!"
I always loved the idea of Paperlike. Being able to add this tiny layer to your iPad - that makes it so much easier to write and draw on the display - is incredible!Daniel ZONEofTECH
"Feels like a massive upgrade"
If you do a lot of handwritten notes or drawing on your iPad, the new PaperLike is a must. The newest version only doubles down on what made this product great to begin with.Chris DailyTekk
Hi, I'm Jan, founder and creator of Paperlike. I always wanted to work paperless and was super excited when the iPad Pro and the Pencil first came out. But then I tried them. The feeling of hard rubber writing on glass was awkward, and my Pencil was sliding all over the screen. I needed a solution but couldn't find one.
So I tinkered around a bit and soon came up with what you know now as the Paperlike. A Kickstarter in 2017 showed I was not the only one with those issues and jumpstarted the founding of Paperlike as a company.
2019, now with a small and dedicated team around me, we went to Kickstarter again to make a next-generation and even better version of the Paperlike.
I still use my iPad with Paperlike on a daily basis, as do thousands of artists, creators and doers all around the world.
For that, I'm very thankful.