Archive for July, 2017

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

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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...