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Smart students will tell you:
"Use your brain and time
for writing, let Dr Paper Software make APA Format easy."

Dr Paper works with Word on your PC or Mac to help you create APA formatted documents and references easily and correctly. It also supports MLA and Turabian formats, so you will be prepared for all your college writing requirements.

With only a few clicks, Dr Paper takes care of formatting details (margins, cover pages, page numbers, section headings, reference formatting and alphabetization, etc.) so you can concentrate on your writing.

  • Create a document formatted for APA (6th edition), MLA, or Turabian guidelines, ready for you to write your paper.
  • Create a datafile with all the information you need for properly formatted references.
  • Automatically format and alphabetize your references in APA, MLA, or Turabian style.

Highly Recommended
93% of the faculty and students who use Dr Paper Software tell us they recommend it to their colleagues. And when we ask users to grade our software and customer service, 9 out of 10 give us an A.

Our software is used at over 3,000 colleges, universities, research institutes, government offices, highschools, and research labs in 97 countries. We have users at every major institution of higher education in the US, and at a good number of schools outside the US. Librarians, writing centers, and professors at schools worldwide recommend Dr Paper to their students as a better way to get the formatting details right.

Join the thousands of writers who use Dr Paper Software. Like the rest of our customers, you'll be glad you did.

Get Better Grades
Dr Paper Software can help you work smarter and be more organized. You will be able to spend more time focussed on your writing, and as a result, you'll improve your grades and your preparedness for your profession when you enter the job market.


Product Details
  • Dr Paper Software supports APA 6th edition, MLA 8th edition, and Turabian 9th edition styles for documents and references. Screenwriter script templates are also included.

    A single purchase gives you access to the most popular style guidelines used in college classrooms, as well as compatibility with all versions of Word (including the new Word 2019) and Windows (XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, and 10). Each package also includes both Windows and Mac versions.

  • Create as many documents as you need, with cover page, page header (including the running head and page numbers), correct margins, proper line spacing, and approved fonts.

  • Easily add properly formatted section headings and quotations with Dr Paper's built-in Styles.

  • Format and alphabetize references (Dr Paper formats the author names correctly, places the parentheses properly, puts in the periods and commas, italicizes and indents so you don't have to concern yourself with these details).

  • Cite references (either Author-Date or footnote format) in the body of the paper with a click.

  • Use our sample tables that you can edit and modify for your own needs (Word only).

  • Outline templates let you easily create outlines for your papers.

  • Enter your references only once -- and use them in Word, PowerPoint, put them on webpages -- anywhere! Dr Paper includes CiteWrite, the easy-to-use version of our popular Citation software.

Expert Writing Help
Included in the Dr Paper package is a copy of Strunk's Elements of Style and Devins' How to Speak and Write Correctly, in pdf format. Both are accessible from the Dr Paper Program Menu.

APA, MLA, & Turabian Format Made Easy

Dr Paper works with Word or Google Docs to help you create APA, MLA, or Turabian formatted documents and references easily and correctly.

The program takes care of formatting details (margins, cover pages, page numbers, section headings, etc.) so you can concentrate on your writing.

Dr Paper Software is developed and published by The Write Direction Inc.

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With so little time and
SO much to do, why struggle
with APA Style?

Why spend valuable time trying to conform to the rules
for an MLA Research Paper
or Turabian footnotes?
APA MLA and Turabian Format Made Easy
APA Basics

Here's the thing:
You're a busy college student, you have papers to write, and you need to focus on your writing -- not the fine points of APA (or MLA or Turabian) formatting rules.
Dr Paper Software takes care of that for you!

"A must-have for all college students."

For roughly the price of a pizza, Dr Paper will:
  • Save you hours of tedium
  • Reduce the frustrations of figuring out how to implement obscure formatting requirements
  • Guard against accidental plagiarism
  • Help you keep track of your research notes and their sources
  • Let you concentrate on your writing
  • Boost your grade!

  Download it now! $19.99  

Dr Paper Software
works with Office 365, Word 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019 (Win Versions),
Mac Versions Office 2011, 2016 and 2019.
Supports APA 6th edition, MLA 8th edition, and Turabian 9th edition.
Prefer Google Docs? Dr Paper works with Google Docs too!
NEW! Dr Paper works with Google Docs as well!

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