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DEVONthink 2.9.16 speeds up synchronization

Importing two databases from WebDAV

With our maintenance update 2.9.16 for DEVONthink we focused on enhancing the built-in synchronization. We now let you import multiple databases at the same time from a sync location and pending items are automatically downloaded from the next available location. In addition we’ve made connections to servers more reliable and efficient, store credentials separately to avoid issues related to macOS’ sometimes flaky preferences handling, and clean up sync locations more aggressively. This improves the sync speed especially of databases containing...

DEVONthink To Go supports iOS 11 productivity features

DEVONthink To Go Drag-and-Drop

Our update to DEVONthink To Go 2.3 is dedicated to iOS 11 and its enhancements. With drag-and-drop you effortlessly organize your documents inside DEVONthink To Go and or transfer them back and forth between apps. The new Files app lets you access all your documents from a central place that integrates also other file providers such a iCloud Drive or Dropbox. Keep your most used groups always at hands with the new Favorites smart group. Items marked as favorites in the Files app...

iOS 11 Beta user? Join our Test Flight!

DEVONthink To Go running on iOS 11

You’re using DEVONthink To Go and already running iOS 11 Public Beta on your iPad or iPhone? We’d love to show you what we’ve prepared for iOS 11 and hear your feedback! iOS 11 will be released September 19th, 2017. We have closed sign-up for the iOS 11 beta phase. Thank you for your interest and support.

DEVONagent 3.9.8 with better search and Chrome compatibility

DEVONagent Site Search Mode

We’ve not only updated DEVONthink and DEVONnote today but also DEVONagent. DEVONagent Pro 3.9.8 enhances the Search mode for automatically searching sites. Both the Pro and Express editions improve their compatibility to Google Chrome bookmarks, and all three editions get some performance and reliability enhacements. We recommend these free updates to all users. Get them directly by using the apps’ update function or our Download page. If you purchased them in the Mac App Store you’ll receive them as soon as they’ve...

DEVONthink 2.9.15 with rewritten PDF sidebar

New PDF Sidebar

We’ve finally decided to replace the system PDF sidebar with our own code to fix some long-standing issues with macOS El Capitan and later. DEVONthink 2.9.15 brings a completely rewritten PDF sidebar that is not only more reliable than its macOS counterpart but also offers better clipboard, drag-and-drop, and keyboard navigation support. Other enhancements include a new URL command for creating groups, enhanced drag-and-drop for Tinderbox, and improved linking to other materials from Markdown and HTML documents. Groups created, e.g., by importing from Evernote are no...

DEVONthink To Go 2.2 with Spotlight support and more

DEVONthink To Go and Spotlight

DEVONthink To Go 2.2 is now available with Spotlight support. Find your documents from anywhere on your iOS device simply by swiping down from the top of the screen. The update automatically processes all present databases for Spotlight and keeps the index current in the background. All background task such as (re)indexing, purging, or synchronizing show their progress in a nice unified activity display and block the user interface less often. So you’ll always know when something’s going on. Other improvements...

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.7: Usability and automation enhancements

Version 2.1.7 of DEVONthink To Go has just passed Apple’s review. It adds an option to clear the global inbox and makes the grid view available on all devices. The grid view lets you browse your document collection with larger previews and organize them with drag-and-drop, similar to the announced iOS 11. You activate the grid view by tapping the item count button of a group or by swiping right. The update also improves the decluttering service and enhances URL command...

Manually update DEVONthink if it “crashes” on launch

macOS Sierra Logo

Yesterday DEVONthink began to no longer launch for some people. The issue is related to an expired Apple provisioning profile and already hit many other applications earlier this year. Apple now provides profiles with a longer life period. This doesn’t do away with the problem forever but at least delays its next occurrence. If, for whatever reason, you didn’t update to the latest version the application is no longer accepted by macOS. Unfortunately, the operating system pulls the fuse already...

DEVONthink Pro Office 2.1.4 fixes OCR issue

Today we’ve released a bug-fix release for DEVONthink Pro Office. Version 2.9.14 fixes a random issue with the text recognition (OCR) as well as issues related to thumbnailing PDFs, exporting items, and synchronizing databases with indexed items. In addition it fixes an issue where the metadata entry panel didn’t close on computers with a Touch Bar. We recommend this free update to all users. Get it directly by using the app’s update function or our Download page.

DEVONthink 2.9.13 with better decluttering and Markdown support

Clip to DEVONthink clutter-free

Today, in the heat of the summer, we’ve released another round of updates for DEVONthink and DEVONnote. For version 2.9.13 we’ve updated our decluttering service for clipping articles from the web. In addition we’ve rearranged a few menu commands for clarity and improved importing bookmarks from Google Chrome. If you work in science or education you might like that you can now copy references also from Bookends purchased in the Mac App Store. Version 2.9.13 allows you to reference scripts from Markdown...