The DEVONtechnologies Blog

April 21, 2021

DEVONthink 3.7

Spring has finally arrived in Europe and so here’s our first major spring release: DEVONthink for Mac 3.7. It fully embraces Markdown editing on the Mac with WYSIWYG editing, file transclusion, and more. (more)

April 16, 2021

DEVONthink To Go 3.0.6

Context menu with Verify & Repair command.

Today’s maintenance update for DEVONthink To Go 3.0 lets you open databases and smart groups in a new window on iPad. It also improves clipping to Markdown, makes verifying and repairing databases smarter, and brings important bug fixes. (more)

April 13, 2021

How to Create a Note with Shortcuts

Note in DEVONthink To Go with multiple images

Recently, we had an inquiry about creating notes with multiple images in DEVONthink To Go. Since Markdown is a mobile-native format, I suggested and built an iOS Shortcut as a starting point. (more)

March 30, 2021

DEVONthink To Go 3.0.5

Context menu with Create Thumbnail command.

Since we published DEVONthink To Go 3.0 in February four maintenance updates for it have already seen the light. Today we updated our iOS app again. Version 3.0.5 brings performance and reliability enhancements. (more)

April 2, 2021

How to Get Data into the Global Inbox

Global Inbox shown in the Finder.

The Global Inbox is a core component of DEVONthink. Ever-present and useful for storing transient data or things you may not have a database for yet, it’s also accessible from almost everywhere on your Mac. Here are some ways to get data into the Global Inbox. (more)

March 16, 2021

How to Simplify the DEVONthink UI

DEVONthink window.

When people come to DEVONthink from other applications with simpler interfaces, the experience can feel a bit daunting. Just like a Boeing 777 has more controls than a Piper Cub — and a lot more power — more complexity in the interface is required to handle all that power. Here are some ways to set up DEVONthink with a more minimal UI. (more)

March 9, 2021

How to Take Notes in DEVONthink

Taking notes in DEVONthink with the Sorter.

Taking notes is a common activity in today’s information-intensive world. This need often leads to having many different applications to create different file types. While DEVONthink is an information manager at its core, it also has the ability to create a few document types suitable for note-taking. (more)

March 2, 2021

How to Quickly Take Multiple Photos

In DEVONthink To Go, you can create a new image in a database with the New Document Assistant button in the bottom toolbar. This works great for a one-off image, here and there. But what if you wanted to take and add a series of images in a row? A Shortcut may help. (more)

February 16, 2021

How to Customize the Toolbar

Window with toolbar options

As with any good macOS application, the toolbar at the top of any window in DEVONthink presents information at-a-glance and buttons for some common commands. Perhaps you often add rich text files to your databases. Or maybe you prefer to press a button to group and ungroup files. Here’s how to customize the toolbar to your own needs. (more)

February 10, 2021

DEVONthink To Go 3.0

After the release of DEVONthink 3 for Mac and subsequent updates, which consumed quite a part of our energy for a while, we used the last few months to work on its mobile companion. Today we’re releasing DEVONthink To Go 3.0 as a new app with many new features and improvements as well as a modernized code base. (more)