Smarter Knowledge Management

Smarter Knowledge Management

Take notes, organise your knowledge and produce great work in no time.

Get Zenreader

Take notes, organise your knowledge and produce great work in no time.

Get Zenreader

Those who do their best work are professionals:
they miss nothing, solve problems & have fun.

Zenreader is built for you to collect, organise and access your knowledge so that you can produce great work in less time.

See how it works

1| Import documents

Import PDFs & webpages into a Zenreader project. Zenreader helps you manage your references.

2| Create Snippets

Read, extract text, images & more as snippets. Capture your thoughts and ideas as you read.

3| Tag & Organise

Create tags and add them to snippets, so that everything can be found and is automatically organised for you.

4| Draft & Export

Pull together all of your work into outline notes. Export ready to use work.

Productivity, with no cut corners

10x faster without compromising quality

Zenreader is an all-in-one software that packs together the best of document reading, note taking, knowledge management & productivity.

Zenreader enables a smarter way of working with knowledge, designed to be 10x faster but still enabling you to produce great work.


All your documents in one place

Create a project and import PDFs & webpages. Zenreader automatically detects the bibliographic information for you, where possible. Tag your documents to easily organise them.


Take utterly smart notes

Take notes from your documents by selecting text, images and more. Add tags and comments so that you have ready-to-use knowledge that is automatically organised for you.

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No more unintentional plagiarism
Sort & retrieve

Organise immediately with tags

Tag your snippets and documents, Zenreader organises them for you automatically. Quickly find everything, anywhere. Never lose your work again.

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Compose effortlessly

Deliver great work beyond expectations

Pull together your research and deliver it effortlessly. Your research material is always at hand and you can open it right next to your work. Drag and drop your notes, go back to your sources with one click and don't worry about citations, they're automatically added for you.

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  • 1 Workspace
  • Limited Highlighting
  • 5 Tags
  • Limited Exports
  • Unlimited Drafts
  • Some Productivity Modules
  • Basic Support

Premium Subscription

  • Unlimited Workspaces
  • Highlight Text, Images & More
  • Unlimited Tags
  • Full Export
  • Unlimited Drafts
  • All Productivity Modules
  • Full Support
  • Prioritised Feature Requests

Lifetime Premium

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Limited offer until March 2021: Purchase a personal license for you to use on your own devices.

Get access to all of the features of Zenreader premium for a lifetime.

This offer is limited to the current major version 2.x, with access to all minor version updates.

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General Free Premium
Workspaces 1 Unlimited
Workspace Documents Unlimited Unlimited
Support Basic Prioritised feature requests
File Types
Encrypted PDF
Metadata Detection
Import Bibliographies BibTex, RefMan, EndNote BibTex, RefMan, EndNote
Word Plugin*
Google Docs Plugin*
Text Highlights
Image Clippings 3 per document Unlimited
Image to Text
Highlight Comments
Highlight go-to location+
Highlight Paraphrasing
Text Search
Narrow Search Results
Highlights Search
Multi-document text search
Scanned document search*
Highlight go-to location*
Highlight Paraphrasing
Tags 5 Unlimited
Tag Colors 10 40
Highlight Tags 1 per Highlight Unlimited
Nested Tags
Folder Organisation*
Export Options Limited Full
Google Docs
Draft Outlines Unlimited Unlimited
Outline Rows Unlimited Unlimited
Row Types All All
Row Styling Full Full
Cited Highlights Unlimited Unlimited
Export Options Limited Full
Export Nested Outlines
Writing Stats
Tasks 5 / project Unlimited
Kanban Boards 3 Columns Unlimited
History of Work
Time Tracking
Platforms & Cloud
Linux Coming soon Coming soon
Android Coming soon Coming soon
iOS Coming soon Coming soon
Web Coming soon Coming soon
Device Sync ^ Coming soon Coming soon
Collaboration ^ Coming soon Coming soon
Pricing Free
Monthly Price - £9.99 / month
Annual Price - £7.49 / month
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* Coming Soon

+ Go from a highlight to the original location in the document, with one click

^ Cloud sync & collaboration to be realeased end 2020/early 2021

What our users have to say

Zenreader has enabled many happy users to do their best work: overdelivering, in less time, having more fun!

I would recommend the software to anyone working on grant applications. There are advantages if you’re working alone but it really excels when you work in teams.

I've been using Zenreader to take and organise notes from papers for my ongoing research projects. Using Zenreader, it's now much quicker and easier to determine how evidence from multiple sources fits together. Thankfully, gone are the days of losing handwritten notes on printouts!

Jacob Smith Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California Irvine

Zenreader helped me understand in a better and more organized way the knowledge I processed during my dissertation-writing period. This reduced my stress and gave me more confidence in my work.

Dimitra Master’s Dissertation in Medicine, University College London

Left your work to the last minute?
No problem, we have you covered.

Using Zenreader you adopt a systematic and well-tested approach to doing research and pulling everything together for an assigment. Because everything is in one place, you can work 10x faster than using conventional methods.

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