The DEVONtechnologies Blog

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)

May 4, 2021

How to Avoid Overtagging

Tag list with many tags.

For many people, tags are a useful way of segregating or creating contextual relationships between items. Some prefer a small set of broad tags, while others create deep, specific tag lists. But sometimes tags can seem to appear out of nowhere. These could come in, e.g., from the outside world through Finder tags. Here’s how to avoid “unexpected tagging” in DEVONthink. (more)

April 27, 2021

Link OmniFocus and DEVONthink

Screenshot of the Learn OmniFocus website.

For many of you OmniFocus is a natural choice for managing your to-dos and projects. The folks running the great tutorial website Learn OmniFocus have updated their mini tutorial on how to integrate DEVONthink with OmniFocus. (more)

April 26, 2021

New Tutorial for DEVONthink To Go

Screenshot of QuickTime Player with ScreenCastsOnline video playing.

The great people at ScreenCastsOnline produced a new introduction tutorial for DEVONthink To Go. In his 35 minute video, Todd Olthoff touches all aspects of DEVONthink To Go, guides you through the interface, and explains every element in detail. (more)

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)