Documents: File Manager & Docs 17+

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Readdle Technologies Limited

Designed for iPad

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Documents is the super app for iPhone & iPad. Read, listen, view and annotate almost anything you want on your iPad and iPhone. Files, documents, books, and any content is at home in Documents by Readdle.

The Documents app is the most capable application on your iOS device. It’s the hub for all your files. Our app replaces a document viewer, PDF reader, "read it later", music and video player, file downloader, cloud integrator, and other useful applications – in one elegant app experience.

Amazing attention to detail, unmatched stability and design differ Documents from any app you have on the iPhone or iPad. Use it for all of your needs at the home, office, university, or on the go every single day. Whether you need it to play audio, video, transfer files, edit PDFs or more, the Documents app has you covered.

An audio player, file or download manager and editor – all in one app. Our features bring you everything you need to get it all done. Just have a look at the shortlist of features that the Documents app allows you to do simply and conveniently.


• Listen to music online and offline with the Documents app
• Watch movies by importing them from your computer or online sources
• Get great and easy access to your photo and video library

• Manage your files and create folders for all of your needs
• Use features like zip/unzip, colour tag, rename and others
• Easily share files with friends, colleagues, coworkers and others
• Drag and drop files across apps. Just open two Readdle apps in Split View on iPad* and simply move files between them

• All your cloud storage is placed in the “My Files” section
• Import files from your computer, cloud, WebDav, or any nearby devices
• With the Documents app, you can download files from the Web
• Store email attachments in a single place
• Easily save web pages to read them later

• Open Office files and eBooks with a few taps
• View and mark up PDFs right from Documents
• Modify PDF text and images with a few taps
• Manage pages in your PDFs for organised files
• Convert anything into a PDF easily

• Connect all cloud services to Documents and access your personal and business files anytime
• Work in iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, and other Services without downloading files
• Set up two-way sync to specific folders to automatically upload your files

• Our VPN encrypts your data to keep you safe from peering eyes
• Add a layer of additional protection to your files and information with a password

• Contextual recommendations that save your time, suggesting the best next action to take.

Documents won App Store Editors' Choice in 70+ countries

"It's a tool that will help you stay better organised." - The Verge
"The app is super quick, it looks good and options are easy to locate and use." - The Next Web
"A surprising versatile app for consumers and businesses alike." - USA Today

Documents is a must-have app for your iPhone and iPad!
If you choose to purchase Documents Plus, payment will be charged to your iTunes account, and your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Auto-renewal may be turned off at any time by going to your settings in the iTunes Store after purchase. Current Documents Plus subscription price starts at $9.99 USD/month. Prices are in US dollars, may vary in countries other than the US, and are subject to change without notice. If you don’t choose to purchase Documents Plus, you can simply continue using Documents for free. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription, where applicable.

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What’s New

Version 8.11.3

This is just a minor improvement release.
Appreciate your feedback, please don’t hesitate to contact us at with any questions and suggestions.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
58.2K Ratings

58.2K Ratings

k99ward ,

Documents 8

At last I can search for files again. When I first started with Documents 5, I could search for files no problem but as my files increased in number the search facility stopped working. 'Scratching my head' brought no answers and hence Documents limped along but now in Documents 7, I see the search facility is functioning again. HOORAY! I do wish Readdle would fix the issue with another app called Documents as it causes confusion as to which of the two Documents apps to select and I like both of them. Just a rider for the developers: I have never installed a beta version of Documents, EVER. I have contacted you on more than one occasion regarding the search facility but failed to get a response that worked but let's not get into recriminations. You are an honest developer and Documents 7 will now search again. Thank you for the update and all the other improvements.

Developer Response ,

Hi, I'm glad to hear the search issue doesn't bother you any more. I'm also sorry your attempt to contact us didn't go well. Probably, there was some glitch on the mail server - we recommend trying contacting us using another email address. In case you need anything - don't hesitate to get in touch with us, we're always happy to help.

WonnovMenny ,

The best available but has some issues to fix

it is difficult to rate this app without mixed feelings. It’s the best file manager available and it links seamlessly with other Readdle apps. But with each new version more problems seem to appear. Readdle also started charging subscriptions for certain features over recent years, I absolutely disagree with this practice. I use Documents for everything; every day I create/manage and print lots of PDF documents and that’s where the problem lies... Some time ago Documents stopped detecting or printing via apple AirPrint, instead using its own Printer Pro app, which unfortunately has not been updated for some time and can’t even print double sided. I’ve mentioned this problem to Readdle support on a few occasions but nothing at all has been done despite them adding extra features they don’t to fix this massive bug. Now the latest update, even more bugs. It no longer shows tiles/miniature images of the files in file manager. This app has become very buggy.

EDIT: As of todays update v8.1.4 the thumbnail display bug seems to fixed but the AirPrint issue is still there and needs fixing.

Developer Response ,

Greetings! Please accept our apologies for the issue you've reported. It has been registered, and our team will implement the fix at the earliest possible date.

Terry.A.Piper ,

One of the most useful Apps in the store.

I use this App everyday, it is one of those Apps that I found the more I used and explored become more and more useful.

I initially purchased this App to store some of my office documents so I could review and edits files while out off the office. After further use I found I could also zip/unzip files which proved to be very useful as well as storing and playing audio files. The ability to unzip files is a great feature because I was being sent most of my office files archived for obvious reasons.

As well as having access to the files you import into the App you also get access to your podcasts and photos thereby not requiring you to leave the App.

I have a Wishlist I hope the developers will think about.

1. I am starting to get very annoyed with the Audio player. It needs the ability to skip forward and backwards such as 30 seconds and for this to be configurable. I listen to loads of dictation and audio shows and the ability to jump around would be great.

2. Not sure if it can be done but adding my own short cuts on the left menu will be a good feature.

3. When I save a PDF or other doc to Documents it automatically opens the file. Can this be turned off? Other wise could there be an option.

4. Integration with apps like 1Password would help with saving document passwords era.


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The developer, Readdle Technologies Limited, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

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  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

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