Sync between devices
I would like to have my notes automatically appear on my other note devices with papyrus installed. E.g. Create a note on note 2 and it appears on my note 10 1. If possible allow editing too from that device.
I know that everyone has been waiting a long time for sync and I want to reassure you that it is high on our list of priorities. As users of Squid ourselves, it’s something we really want as well! We appreciate your patience.
This is something we’ve been investigating since the app’s inception and we continue to investigate constantly. Syncing is a very difficult problem to solve, especially with regards to handwritten notes which can be combined with images and text and contain backgrounds from multiple PDFs. I don’t have an ETA for when sync will be supported, but rest assured this is a high priority for us. We appreciate everyone’s feedback on this idea.
Ryan Springer commented
Definitely a must have feature!
Great you can export to Dropbox, but an automatic sync function would be better.
Gustav Delius commented
When I open a pdf file from within my Dropbox on my Android tablet in Adobe Reader and then add notes to that pdf file, then those changes get synched to all my computers automatically by the Dropbox app. Similarly when I open a .doc file from within my Dropbox it opens in Polaris office and any modifications are saved back to dropbox and automatically synced. So it seems that the app does not have to do anything special beyond being able to work with files saved in the dropbox folder rather than its own folder.
We completely agree that sync is very important. We have had plans since the beginning to provide not only syncing between devices to keep all your notes up-to-date, but also real-time syncing for sharing and creating notes with other people.
Since this is more difficult and will take longer to solve we wanted to add backup and restore capabilities to Papyrus first. Please stay tuned and continue to comment and vote up this idea as we continue to develop it.
Brandon Garlock commented
I commented on a similar suggestion but this would be soooooo great.
Aaron Mitchell Davis commented
The sharing feature sort of does this, but having the ability to auto-sync would be a very good feature.
Agreed on synching over backup. Once Papyrus gets dropbox synch (and Google Drive...), then I'll start using the app A LOT more on my several andorid phones and tablets.
I just feel like what I enter into my phone (Galaxy Note) is going into something of a black hole when I know in the afternoon I'll be using my ThinkPad Tablet. If everything were synched to the cloud, then I could enter notes with confidence.