ZotPad is an iPad/iPhone client for Zotero reference management system. The main purpose of the software is to enable reading and annotating of PDF files that are stored in Zotero. ZotPad stores the data and files that it downloads from the Zotero server in a local cache enabling online and offline use.

ZotPad 1.1 provides read access to item data and read and write access to attachments files stored on the Zotero server, WebDAV server, or Dropbox. ZotPad can send and receive files from other applications allowing you to annotate files on iPad and iPhone and synchronize these back to your computer.

Main features

  • Display items by navigating a hierarchy of libraries and collections
  • Search and sort items
  • Reader mode compatible with the following files: PDF, MS Office , iWork , RTF, plain text, csv, images
  • Emailing files from your Zotero database to colleagues
  • Look up items from library databases
  • Send and receive files with other applications (Useful for annotating PDFs)
  • Reading and editing Zotero notes
  • Editing tags
  • Built-in user guide and user support features.

Features not included in the 1.2 version

  • Adding items
  • Editing item data or collections
  • Saved searches
  • Full text search