MLA Format Software - Easy to Use, Accurate, Fast!

PERRLA is 100% MLA (7th Edition) compliant so you can relax and focus on your paper, not formatting it.

PERRLA automatically integrates with Microsoft Word and walks you through, step-by-step, a correctly formatted MLA paper. PERRLA does the work for you:

  • Set proper MLA headings, margins, line spacing, etc.
  • Format 300+ different MLA work citation types
  • Properly cite a work citation, format a work cited list and build a works citation database
  • Easily create a Table of Contents and insert figures and data tables
  • Reference syncing automatically uploads references to the PERRLA Cloud, making them available for use on any internet-connected computer you've installed PERRLA on.

Plus, your purchase includes 12 months of unlimited software updates to keep you 100% compliant with the latest MLA formatting changes AND access to our US-based Customer Support Team.  They’re the best in the industry, period, and are available 7-days-per-week, 14-hours-per-day to support you. 

The Reference Wizard asks you for each piece of required information and properly formats the in-text citation. PLUS it automatically adds the work citation to your work cited page. All work citations are saved to a database so you can use them again.


Create a properly formatted MLA paper with just a few clicks. Our simple Start Screen lets you start a paper, watch a video tutorial, retrieve past papers or contact our local support people.


Windows PC System Requirements:
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
Word Processing Program: Microsoft Word 2000 or newer (but not the free "Starter Edition")

PERRLA for Mac System Requirements:
Operating System: Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later
Word Processing Program: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

  • Integrates with Microsoft Word (Mac version requires Word 2011)
  • Install on up to 3 computers, PC and Mac
  • Automatically sets proper headings, margins, line spacing, etc.
  • Is 100% compliant with the MLA 7th Edition Handbook
  • Prompts you every step of the way while creating 300+ reference types
  • Automatically stores each reference in a database for future use
  • Includes 12 months of free updates
  • Includes 12 months of free support (14 hours per day, 7 days per week)


Based on the Modern Language Association (MLA) Handbook 7th edition and contains all corrections and updates made to the 7th Edition Handbook.

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