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Create perfect APA & MLA papers. We’ve helped students write perfectly formatted papers since 1998.

PERRLA handles all the APA & MLA formatting for you, so you can focus on writing your paper instead of formatting it.

*** NEW - Reference List & Annotated Bibliography Paper Types! ***

***NEW - Look up references by DOI, URL, or Author/Title!**


PERRLA for Word can create Research Papers, Discussion Posts, Reference Lists, and Annotated Bibliographies with just a click for APA 7, APA 6, MLA 8, & MLA 9. We do ALL the formatting for you - from the Title Page to the Reference section.


PERRLA manages the reference section in your paper while you write. Only PERRLA actively updates your Reference page in your paper while you write. Whenever you add, edit, or remove a reference, PERRLA will make sure your Reference page is always up to date.


  • Easily create references with our Reference Wizard
  • Insert Citations into your text – including correct “second usage” modifications
  • Format the margin, text, headings, and spacings for your entire paper
  • Insert properly formatted Tables & Figures
  • Add correct APA & MLA Heading styles
  • Build a Table of Contents from your paper’s Headings
  • Reuse your References in future papers with the Reference Library

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App capabilities

When this app is used, it
  • Can read and make changes to your document
  • Can send data over the Internet

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