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August 19, 2021

Summer Freeware Updates

Screenshot of the EasyFind window.

This summer it’s time to update also our freeware tools for Apple Silicon. Here are EasyFind 5.0.2, PhotoStickies 6.0.1, XMenu 1.9.11, CalcService 3.5.1, and WordService 2.8.3, all fully optimized for Apple’s new M-series processors. (more)

December 15, 2020

Christmas Updates

Screenshot showing the DEVONagent Pro See Also inspector pane

With the new Apple Silicon Macs bringing great speed paired with long battery life it’s time for us to update more of our products for Apple’s great new architecture. Here’s some news for DEVONagent, DEVONsphere Express, and EasyFind. We are also updating DEVONthink To Go with bug fixes and preparations for the arrival of version 3.0. (more)

March 3, 2020

Spring Freeware Updates

Did you know that we have freeware too? This week we’ve updated EasyFind and PhotoStickies for macOS Catalina, added dark mode support, and more.

EasyFind 5.0 now uses modern APIs for compatibility, features new optional columns, and lets you search for names, tags, contents, or comments. The nerds among you will like the new support for regular expressions. (more)

November 13, 2019

Autumn Updates

New season, new releases. For this autumn we have prepared updates for our freeware apps ThumbsUp and XMenu as well as for DEVONthink To Go for you. (more)

January 6, 2015

Shortcuts to XMenu's Custom Folder

XMenu’s user-defined menu allows you to build you very own menu extra menu. You just have to add your own documents, apps, or scripts to its Custom folder. In XMenu’s Preferences first check the User-Defined option to make the menu appear. Right-click this menu, which appears with a gear icon, to quickly show its folder. It is always named Custom. Add and remove files to or from this folder to customize the menu’s content to your needs. (more)

January 21, 2014

Connect to Server, XMenu-Style

If you find yourself needing to mount remote volumes fairly often, here’s handy way to do it from XMenu’s User-Defined menu instead of littering your Desktop with aliases.

First things first… in XMenu’s Preferences, you’ll need the User-Defined menu On. Also, you’ll need to mount a remote volume or machine and ideally be showing drive icons on your desktop. (more)

January 7, 2014

Code Snippets, XMenu-Style

Sometimes writing AppleScripts is monotonous. You end up typing the same thing over and over again. To this end we can buy a snippet organizer or we could use XMenu to assist. Here are two ideas to speed things up: … (more)

December 17, 2013

Organize your XMenu

You may not really think about it, but under-the-hood of each XMenu icon is a simple Finder folder. This means you can create subfolders within these folders to help organize the menu contents. (more)

July 8, 2009

EasyFind and XMenu Updated

Just a quick note that we have just updated our freeware apps EasyFind and XMenu. Personally I like especially XMenu’s new Snippets menu that allows me to store text snippets and URLs and quickly insert them into a new email message or any other text I am writing.

April 5, 2018

Spring updates: From DEVONsphere Express to XMenu

Right in time for spring here in the US and in Europe we’ve done some traditional spring cleaning and prepared a few updates for you:

DEVONsphere Express 1.9.1 brings performance-related improvements and works better with the AFPS filesystem. It now also searches text in PDF annotations and forms, handles ePub books better, and improves finding related websites. Auto-completing search terms makes typing queries more comfortable. (more)