How do I transfer my Library from Papers 3 to new ReadCube Papers?

Easily migrate your Papers 3 library into ReadCube Papers while retaining all of your annotations and organization from your current Papers3 library. We also have a video to walk you through the process or you can read through the step-by-step process below:

Screenshot of ReadCube Papers Library Importer

First, please check to make sure that you are running Papers 3 for Mac 3.4.23 (581) or later.

Second, download the uploader here.

Third, launch the uploader. If you don't already have a ReadCube Papers account you will have the opportunity to create one or log in if you already have an account. You won't be able to just sign in using your Papers 3 credentials, you will need to set up a new account. You can use those same credentials as you had with Papers 3 is preferred. 

ReadCube Papers Sign In and Register Page

Lastly, select the import Papers 3 option and the uploader will automatically find your papers library and copy it into the new app. 

ReadCube Papers Library Importer

**Please be sure your computer does enter into Sleep Mode during any part of this process. To ensure Sleep Mode is shut off. You can follow these directions: Set sleep and wake times for your Mac

You can download the new ReadCube Papers app on all of your devices via our website

You are all set! Have any questions? Contact us: ReadCube Papers Support

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