The DEVONtechnologies Blog

July 6, 2021

Volume Purchase Program?

Since we released DEVONthink To Go 3.0 we received the question about how to buy the app as a student or educator. In the world of the App Store this is only possible via the Volume Purchase Program (VPP). We would like to know if you are a member of the VPP and if buying via the VPP would be (or would have been) an option for you. (more)

June 29, 2021

How To Assign Your Own Shortcuts

CustomShortcuts application window.

For many people, keyboard shortcuts — also known as hotkeys and not to be confused with the forthcoming app Shortcuts — provide a quicker way to accomplish tasks in an application. Here’s how you can assign, and sometimes change, shortcuts on your own. (more)

June 24, 2021

Join the SummerFest and Get 25% Off

It’s summer again on the northern hemisphere. So, as it it has been our tradition now for many years, we’re joining some friends from all over the world for our SummerFest. Buy DEVONthink or DEVONagent Pro for 25% off directly at the workshop gate and have a look at the other SummerFest apps with a similar discount. (more)

June 15, 2021

Get Item Links with Bubble Gum

Screenshot showing the Bubble Gum menu.

Scotty Jackson, co-host of the excellent productivity podcast Nested Folders, has created a great iOS shortcut named Bubble Gum for quickly searching for materials and copying links to them to the clipboard. It supports a growing list of apps including DEVONthink To Go. Check it out. (more)

June 8, 2021

How to Use the Log Window

Log window with results.

Whether you are experiencing issues in DEVONthink, doing database maintenance routines, or running processes like archiving emails, the Log window is a handy utility pane that provides information useful in different situations. Here is how to access the log and some of the things you may see reported there. (more)

June 1, 2021

How to Use Markdown Extensions

Markdown file with extended syntax.

Markdown is a file format continuing to gain popularity in many circles. And even though it is a very simple format, there are also some extensions people have created to add additional features to rendered Markdown. Currently DEVONthink supports extensions for mathematical equations, diagrams, and syntax highlighting. (more)

May 28, 2021

The Sweet Setup on DEVONthink

Living room situation with a MacBook running DEVONthink.

The Sweet Setup is one of the best online sources with daily app reviews, tips, and tutorials for everyone interested in productivity. In one of the latest articles Josh Ginter lays out how he uses DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go for managing and annotating PDFs. (more)

May 25, 2021

Are you on Instagram?

Instagram post picture showing an ammonite background and the word transclusion.

Instagram is a confusing concept but has, especially for the younger generation, replaced other options like Twitter and Facebook. We now have an Instagram account too, to experiment with it and to see if it can be useful for you. (more)

May 17, 2021

DEVONthink To Go 3.1

New Document Assistant showing a list of predefined PDF templates.

Apparently it’s still rain season in Europe, so we are using our indoor hours for working on our apps. Here’s version 3.1 of DEVONthink To Go. It brings new features and improvements ranging from more accurate OCR and new supported languages to PDF templates, new keyboard commands, and much improved Markdown rendering. (more)

May 6, 2021

DEVONthink 3.7.1

Screenshot of Microsoft Edge plus DEVONthink's Sorter

This maintenance release for DEVONthink for Mac continues our improvements with Markdown. This includes better performance and improved transclusion. And the Sorter now allows you to clip from Microsoft Edge. (more)