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January 20, 2016

DEVONthink Top-Ranked in TidBITS Survey

Last week TidBITS asked their readers to rate their favorite personal information management applications. DEVONthink made it to rank #3 right after the free Evernote and Apple Notes.

From all those who voted for DEVONthink, 18.3% call it a "solid performer", 35.2% rate it as "very good", and 33% say they "can't live without it". That makes 68.2% of them very happy. (more)

January 19, 2016

DEVONthink and DEVONagent in the Blogs and Podcasts

It's time again to share three great mentioning of our products. Writer and blogger Ben Elijah shares his experiences with productivity tools and habits and says about DEVONthink:

DEVONthink is, in my ways, the epitome of the ideal info dump. You can drag pretty much any kind of file into the app and it will make sense of it. […] DEVONthink's secret weapon: the "See Also & Classify" function. When you select an item in your DEVONthink database and enable See Also & Classify, you will see a dossier of items which relate to whatever you've selected. This can include any file type. It's a game-changer. (more)

October 16, 2015

Mini Series on DEVONthink

Blogger Lee Garrett of myproductivemac.com has started a mini series on DEVONthink:

My workflows will all centre around DEVONthink Pro Office as that is the product I use day to day. […] So that tells you what I use DEVONthink Pro Office for and why I recommend it so highly. The next few posts will look in more detail as to how I have it configured, how I import data on both OS X and iOS, how I invoke searches, tagging, backing up databases. (more)

June 10, 2015

Don't Spread Yourself Too Thin"

In their company blog, Fournova publishes short articles from other software developers. They talk about how to build a sustainable business. This month it was my turn. I wrote about not spreading yourself too thin and getting caught in daily busyness instead of focusing on what's really important. (more)

April 22, 2015

Hands On: DEVONagent Pro

William Gallagher reviewed DEVONagent Pro popup: true for MacNN:

You're doing a job that needs a lot of digging around, and you are building up research, you are building up data about a topic. You're doing a job where a simple search is not enough: you need to analyze the results you get. — DevonAgentPro analyzes.” … (more)

March 25, 2015

I Am a Squirrel

Power knowledge worker Daniel Wessel calls himself “a squirrel”. He uses DEVONthink Pro Office to collect and organize everything from web pages to analog post cards. On his excellent web site Organizing Creativity popup: true Dan talks also about how he uses our flagship application: … (more)

March 20, 2015

Researcher Uses Zotero and DEVONthink Together

DEVONthink Pro user Herbert C. Hallas popup: true also uses Zotero popup: true for historical research.

Zotero is a marvelous tool to use for capturing, managing and citing sources but once the notes and sources are in a Zotero library collection, moving them around inside it is a very clunky process. It can be done, but not easily. In order to organize my notes with ease and print the information out, I move copies of the notes from Zotero into DEVONthink Pro and do my sorting, organizing and printing there.” … (more)

February 20, 2015

How to Beat Up Large Law Firms

Last week we've received this testimonial from a satisfied user that I have to share:

I teach a class on electronic discovery at a major law university in Michigan, USA, and I heavily use DevonThink Pro Office. Your software is insanely good for electronic discovery and lets us beat up on large law firms. It is kind of our secret weapon! — John Di Giacomo, Revision Legal, PLLC. (more)