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June 22, 2022

DEVONthink 3.8.4

Screenshot showing the multimedia filter of DEVONthink.

This maintenance release brings a variety of additions and improvements for the everyday life with DEVONthink for Mac. From new preferences and a new filter pane to enhancements for the Markdown editor, support for pencil drawings added with DEVONthink To Go 3.5, better date handling in automations, and more. (more)

June 21, 2022

How to Use Workspaces

Screenshot showing the workspace menu in DEVONthink

Imagine you have a set of databases you open to work on a specific project. Or a database you occasionally use and open in three windows side-by-side. While it’s possible to manually open databases and windows, DEVONthink has a special function to make this a more dynamic process: Workspaces. (more)

June 8, 2022

How to Use Sync Locations

Screenshot, showing the sync settings in DEVONthink 3

When it comes to syncing DEVONthink or DEVONthink To Go, people are sometimes unsure of how to set up sync locations. If you’re using an iCloud sync, there’s only one option: all databases sync to one location. But if you’re using another sync option, you may want to approach it differently. (more)

June 3, 2022

Monica Rysavy's Capture Workflow

Part of an info graphic illustrating several steps in Monica's capture workflow.

DEVONthink user Monica Rysavy, Ph.D., Ed.D., shares an insight into her daily capture routine for different types of information on Twitter and her website. (more)

May 17, 2022

Understanding DEVONthink's Trash

Screenshot showing the trash in DEVONthink To Go

Building a database is similar to setting up an office or furnishing a room. One important, though not glamorous, item is the trash: a place to put unwanted items. DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go databases also have per-database trashes for the same purpose. Here’s how to access and use them. (more)

May 10, 2022

How to Use Batch Processing

Screenshot showing the batch process panel

DEVONthink is well known for its automation capabilities: scripting, smart rules, folder actions, etc. However, sometimes you just need to make some quick impromptu changes in your database but don’t need — or perhaps don’t know how — to create something too complicated. Here’s how to use DEVONthink’s batch processing for making such changes. (more)

April 26, 2022

How to Print to DEVONthink

Screenshot showing the PDF dropdown menu in the print dialog.

Beyond messaging and email, PDF is one of the most common formats for communicating information between people. In applications that support printing to PDF — and there are many — you can print a paginated PDF directly to DEVONthink. (more)

April 12, 2022

How to Split PDFs in DEVONthink

Screenshot showing dragging a PDF thumbnail.

PDFs come from a variety of sources but not always in the perfect form for your work. Sometimes you may have pages you don’t need. Maybe you had a marathon scanning session to one big document but need individual documents now. Whatever reason you have for splitting a PDF, DEVONthink has a few special options available. (more)

April 1, 2022

DEVONthink Adds Support for NTFs

Screenshot showing DEVONthink To Go's context menu with the new Copy NFT Token command.

If you want to sell or buy digital originals, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the way to go. Twitter and 1Password have already added NFT support, and so do the next updates for DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go. Create NFTs for your documents and sell them on OpenSea, or store digital assets in your DEVONthink database. (more)

March 30, 2022

Is it Love? — DEVONthink & Yoink

The DEVONthink and Yoink application icons next to each other.

As a Mac user, you know that drag-and-drop can be, well, a drag. Eric uses Yoink to drag files and text to even the most remote places on his desktop without breaking his fingers. Therefore, we’ve arranged a little promotion, so you can get both DEVONthink and Yoink for 20% off. Boosting your productivity was never more affordable. (more)