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July 16, 2024

Using an iPhone as a Mac Scanner

Contextual menu with import from mobile commands

Scanning documents is a much needed function for many people, but you might not have a scanner available. If you have an iPhone or iPad connected to the same Apple Account as your Mac, you can use it to scan directly into DEVONthink’s Global Inbox. We show you how. (more)

July 9, 2024

How to Imprint Documents

DEVONthink's Imprinter preferences showing an imprint configuration.

If you have a need to watermark or put identifying information on PDFs or images, the Pro and Server editions of DEVONthink can do this for you. It’s called imprinting and we show you how you set up and use it. (more)

July 4, 2024

Using the Sorter and Websharing

Illustration of a Mac running DEVONthink connected with lines to six people around it.

The Sorter lets you easily clip interesting or important content to DEVONthink, the Websharing interface of DEVONthink Server makes your databases available to other users on the local network. We created two new tutorials for you to show you how to use them. (more)

June 25, 2024

How to Use the Links Inspector

Screenshot showing DEVONthink's document links inspector displaying links in a selected document.

Various types of documents can contain links, for example a saved web page, or a note with an URL or an email address. In DEVONthink you don’t have to search your document by hand for them because there is an inspector just for this. Here is, how that works. (more)

June 20, 2024

SummerFest: Great Apps, Great Prices

With a little delay, the warm days of summer have finally arrived. We are enjoying the bright and mild evenings outside, and, for many years now, we get together with friends all over the world and celebrate our traditional SummerFest. Get DEVONthink and 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 18, 2024

How to Export a PDF without Annotations

Screenshot showing DEVONthink To Go with an Action menu open, including the print command.

When working with a PDF, you may have marked it up with some annotations. If you would now like to share this PDF with someone, you might prefer to have a clean version of the document. Here we show you how to get this in DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go. (more)

June 4, 2024

How to Use Global Inbox Aliases

Screenshot showing a Finder window with the alias of DEVONthink's Global Inbox.

DEVONthink’s Global Inbox is an ever-present database used as a temporary holding tank for items you’ll late file in other databases. Here is how you can add items to it more efficiently than merely drag and drop. (more)

May 28, 2024

How to Merge Multiple Images to a PDF

Screenshot showing the thumbnails inspector in DEVONthink displaying PDF thumbnails of a PDF document.

Perhaps you have a selection of images that you would like to convert into a single PDF. In DEVONthink, there is a simple tool that does just that. Here is, how it works. (more)

May 24, 2024

Using Custom Metadata

Screenshot showing DEVONthink's support assistent displaying the tutorial on using custom metadata.

Each digital document has metadata like the name of the document or the size. In DEVONthink, you can also define your own custom metadata to precisely suit your needs. To show you how to do this, we created a tutorial for you. (more)

May 21, 2024

How to Make Global Edits in Rich Text

Screenshot showing the Style dialog for a rich text document in DEVONthink and its selection controls.

Many people use Markdown documents, citing the ability to make global edits to the formatting. In DEVONthink, similar global edits in the formatting are possible in rich text documents as well. Here is, how that works. (more)