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Early summer updates: DEVONthink 2.9.12 and DEVONagent 3.9.7

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.5 was first with an update, today it’s the turn of DEVONthink, DEVONagent, and DEVONnote to receive an overhaul. DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office 2.9.12 allow you to copy a universal URL for databases. Previously item links were only available for groups and documents. Link to other documents or to resources such as images and CSS files from Markdown documents with absolute paths too. Zoom or rotate images with trackpad gestures, set a reminder to a custom date, and access the...

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.5 brings icon view to databases

Today’s update for DEVONthink To Go brings the grid view on iPad and iPhone Plus also to databases and smart groups. The grid view lets you show your documents as large icons and move and group them with drag-and-drop. Previously this was only possible within databases. If you like Markdown or HTML then you’ll like that with version 2.1.5 you’ll now be able to link to other documents or reference resources such as images or CSS files using absolute paths. The existing options, downward-relative paths as well as universal...

Perfect combination: DEVONthink To Go and Scanner Pro

We have told the great people at Readdle that our mobile users love the combination of their Scanner Pro app and DEVONthink to Go. Scanner Pro lets you use your iPhone’s or iPad’s camera for quickly scanning paper documents wherever you are. It applies all sorts of magic to make the document look as good as possible and then lets you share the created PDF with other apps. Now they added explicit support for DEVONthink to Go 2.1.4 or later to version 7.1.3 of...

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.4 with new action menu

Action Menu

Our latest update to DEVONthink to Go, version 2.1.4, features a rewritten Action menu based on the standard iOS share sheet. Share text, images, or whole documents with as few taps as possible. Quickly print documents, copy a universal item link for them that you can use from any app that works with URLs, or capture web pages as web archives. In addition, version 2.1.4 makes scrolling through very long PDFs easier. You can apply local CSS stylesheets to Markdown documents with...

DEVONagent 3.9.6 and DEVONsphere Express 1.9

DEVONagent Pro

Today everything revolves around research! We’ve updated all three editions of DEVONagent as well as DEVONsphere Express with support for new  search engines and file formats. DEVONagent now searches using StartPage, scans all bookmarks in DEVONthink, and brings new options for automatically filing found results in your research database. But even if you use DEVONagent Pro’s internal archive, this release is for you: Version 3.9.6 returns more comprehensive search results by finding terms across all metadata fields. DEVONsphere Express, our smart desktop assistant,...

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.3 uses new declutterer and brings automation

Workflow for DEVONthink To Go

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.3, which passed Apple’s review today and became available on the App Store, follows its Mac counterpart and now also uses our own decluttering service when clipping web pages and articles. This way we’ve made it independent of third-party services and ready for future improvements. In addition, the new version brings two new settings that let you fine-tune how you would like to have your PDFs served. Version 2.1.3 also lists email attachments separately and lets you share them. We’ve updated...

The next generation of our AI is here

We have been hard at work these past few years. Not only on DEVONthink To Go 2 and our new sync technology but also a new generation of our AI engine. Meet Awareness. Before our applications used only the documents, their metadata, and information derived from the way you filed them. Awareness goes much further. It tracks which applications you are using, what actions you perform, and where. Then it creates groups and files items as you work and when you return to, e.g., DEVONthink you’ll find...

DEVONthink 2.9.11: New declutter web service and more

Clip to DEVONthink with "Use clutter-free layout" option

Two weeks ago Instapaper silently made their public API available only to logged-in users. If you are one of the DEVONthink users whose workflow relied on Instapaper here’s the fix release for you. DEVONthink 2.9.11 now uses our own Markdownifier web service for decluttering clipped web pages and articles and so removes the dependency on a third-party service. That not being enough, version 2.9.11 improves sharing notes from Apple Notes to DEVONthink and makes notes imported from Evernote independent from their mothership. It’s never been easier to...

Good-bye, Bill

William B. DeVille

Last Saturday our oldest employee and close friend, William B. DeVille, died at the age of 85. Bill joined our company in 2005 at the age of 73, applying with the words “We have a very long lifespan in my family”. In uncountable forum posts and support tickets he helped our customers getting started with our products and find creative solutions for their problems. In his professional career Bill studied chemistry at the Louisiana College in Pineville, LA, USA, and worked...

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.2: Sharing, Markdown, and more

DEVONthink To Go sharing multiple items

DEVONthink is all about document management and workflow. Version 2.1 brought the document provider extension, now DEVONthink To Go 2.1.2 lets you share multiple documents in one go with other apps, e.g., for sending them by email. Markdown and HTML documents can now link to images and other items simply by local paths as an alternative to using item links. Markdown is becoming increasingly popular as an easy-to-learn file format for text requiring only simple formatting. Other improvements include inbox...