The DEVONtechnologies Blog

September 22, 2020

How to not forget what's important

Many times we need to schedule a reminder about something we need to revisit. This may be something you need to defer until a later date or perhaps some documents you need to be done and sent out next Friday. DEVONthink provides two simple ways to set such a reminder. (more)

September 17, 2020

Silent OCR Update for DEVONthink

Yesterday we have silently updated the OCR component of DEVONthink Pro 3. The new version fixes a problem with PDFs pages that were not rotated correctly. In addition, in some created PDFs the recognized text was not selectable. (more)

September 1, 2020

Welcome Back to School

Going back to school or university this autumn feels so much different than ever before. Video courses instead of overcrowded lectures, web research instead of late night hours at the library. Get our Mac apps with an exclusive 40% discount until September 20th, 2020. If this isn’t the best time in the year to get prepared, then when is? (more)

August 25, 2020

How to Use Your Voice for Notes

Dictation settings on iOS.

With the development of Siri (and now Cortana, Alexa, and who knows who else is on the horizon) as well as systems integrated into our cars, talking to our devices has become more commonplace. Here are a few ways to add content to your databases with your voice. (more)

August 18, 2020

How to Search with Advanced Queries

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Collecting things is usually a fairly easy thing to do. Just look at your attic, basement, or garage. The hard part comes in finding something in all that stuff. DEVONthink makes it quick and easy with some specialized options. (more)

August 17, 2020

DEVONthink 3 Ebook Version 1.3

Joe Kissell has released the third update for the Take Control of DEVONthink 3 ebook. Download the latest version for free from our Handbooks and Extras page. (more)

August 12, 2020

DEVONthink 3.5.2

Screenshot of DEVONthink running on macOS Big Sur.

Today we’ve released the DEVONthink 3.5.2 with the first changes for macOS Big Sur and running natively on Apple silicon and Intel processors. (more)

August 11, 2020

How to Find and Remove Duplicates

Duplicate files are not uncommon on our computers. Sometimes we’ve copied a file somewhere, then forgot about the copy. Or maybe we’ve re-imported files we don’t remember importing previously. Along with the large capacity hard drives so common today, it’s easy to end up with extra copies. Here is an application to help avoid importing duplicates or just clean them off your hard drive. (more)

August 10, 2020

Our Apps and Apple Silicon

End of this year Apple will start a transition away from Intel processors to their own ARM-based CPUs. What does this move to Apple silicon mean for our Mac applications? (more)

August 4, 2020

How to Sync by Wire

Bonjour is a wonderful technology that allows us to connect to devices or services by name instead of a hard to remember IP address, a number that can and does change! DEVONthink can sync via Bonjour on a local network, but only if the traffic is allowed. Here’s one way to work around that … (more)