The DEVONtechnologies Blog

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)

February 10, 2021

DEVONthink 3.6.2

Screenshot showing opening screen of DEVONthink.

What would be CloudKit sync support in DEVONthink To Go 3.0 without its Mac counterpart? Say hello to DEVONthink 3.6.2 for Mac. Also in the box: extensive support for CriticMarkup, Mermaid.js, and a new app icon designed for macOS Big Sur. (more)

February 2, 2021

How to Use Favorites in DEVONthink

Favorites in the Sorter

DEVONthink has a special section named Favorites in the Navigate sidebar. This is a place you can put commonly used items for quicker access. It also has ties in with the Sorter for quick drag-and-drop to commonly used groups. Here is how to work with and use the Favorites. (more)

February 2, 2021

How to Use Favorites in DEVONthink

Favorites in the Sorter

DEVONthink has a special section named Favorites in the Navigate sidebar. This is a place you can put commonly used items for quicker access. It also has ties in with the Sorter for quick drag-and-drop to commonly used groups. Here is how to work with and use the Favorites. (more)