Installing the Desktop Application

To install the Desktop application you will need to have a mac or windows computer. Full system requirements can be seen here.


Mac Instructions

Windows Instructions

These links are updated with every release. If you require the newest versions just re-download the above versions again. Installing an older version will require an update after launching the application for the first time and letting it download and install it in the background.



Mac:

To start you will need to download the application. You can download the latest link application by clicking the following link: Mac Desktop Link.


Once downloaded find the .zip in your downloads folder

Double click the zip folder to extract the application.

Double click to open the app installer. It will verify that it was downloaded from Papers. Click "Open" to continue.


This will download and install the latest papers.Note: Depending on your internet speed this could take a while.

Once papers begins the install process you will need to give it elevated rights. Enter your computer password and click "OK"

Once the application has finished installing it should automatically open for you and let you sign in.




Windows:

To start you will need to download the application. You can download the latest link application by clicking the following link:

Windows Desktop Link.
Click the install link to start the installation.

Select the type of installation you wish to do. Note: All users  will require administrative rights while only for me will won't require admin rights.


Customize the file path for the installation if needed. After click "Install" Note: For most user keeping the default path works best. Only change if you need something changed for legacy programs and applications.

Wait for the app to finish installing. Note: This can take some time depending on your computer settings.

Once done you can click "Finish". If you don't want to run Papers right away uncheck the check box

Log in to start!

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