Archive for January, 2009

DEVONthink and DEVONnote: Second public beta

Just in time we have released the second public beta of DEVONthink (and DEVONnote). This beta comes with many enhancements, e.g. simple PDF editing abilities (splitting files, merging files, copy/paste for PDF pages), a new RSS preferences panel, and a more responsive web interface that now also displays QuickLook previews if possible. In addition, DEVONthink Pro Office nearly also came with a brand new OCR engine but technical difficulties with embedding the engine properly forced us to delay this feature but we...

Steven Johnson on DEVONthink, again

New York Times author and book writer Steven Johnson, who wrote about DEVONthink in a fabulous article in the New York Times in 2005, has just published another great article on Boing Boing mentioning DEVONthink, “How to write a book”: And the added bonus here is that Devonthink has a wonderful feature where you can take the entire contents of a folder and condense it down into a single text document. So that’s how I launch myself into the actual...

Tuesday Tip: Use multiple windows

If you have opened multiple databases in DEVONthink Pro 2.0 public beta you can easily switch between them using the new sidebar. But if you want to move documents between databases this it not yet comfortably possible. The sidebar, which will allow you just this, is not fully functional in public beta 1 (but it will become functional in one of the next public betas). However, you can easily open multiple windows in DEVONthink Pro and use each of them to view...

We’re back

Just a quick note that we’re back from the Christmas holidays. A Happy New Year and a great start into 2009 to everyone!