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AppStories goes serious about DEVONthink

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In their latest episode of their excellent podcast AppStories Federico Viticci and John Voorhees discuss DEVONthink for Mac and iOS at length. They explain what they use our software for in their daily life, how they structured their databases, and which platform they personally prefer. Federico and John also talk about their clipping workflows and how they automate them using URL commands and Apple’s Workflow app. Click here to listen to AppStories episode 49. Thank you for this great feature, Federico...

Tuesday Tip: Something beautiful

Data, data, data. Words and numbers, graphs, and figures. Necessary in our work and lives, but we all need a break from looking at these things. Though it doesn’t contribute to your efficiency or enhance your workflows, desktop wallpapers provide a nice break for your eyes. Apple has always provided great desktop pictures for us to use, but it can’t hurt to have more. Here is a link to a site with some beautiful hi-resolution images to enhance your desktop:...

Search DEVONthink with HoudahSpot

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HoudahSpot is a powerful utility to find documents, images, and other files. It uses your Mac’s Spotlight database but gives you many more options that let you narrow down your search to exactly what you’re looking for. As you can make your DEVONthink databases available to Spotlight, you can also use HoudahSpot for searching. Our friends at Houdah Software have just published a short blog post about how do to it: Click here to read their post.

For German readers: VHS-Kurs zu DEVONthink in Paderborn


Am 25. Juni startet an der Volkshochschule Paderborn der erste Kurs zum Thema „Dokumenten- und Wissensmanagement mit DEVONthink — Der eigene Workflow“. Farid Mésbahi zeigt, wie sich DEVONthink als Speicherort für Informationen aller Art effektiv beruflich und privat einsetzen lässt: Eine Verwaltung der eigenen Dokumente mithilfe von Ordnern und das Suchen mit Spotlight, der Suchmaschine von macOS, ist der einfachste Weg mit “Bordmittel”. Die Verwendung von Spotlight und Ordnern stößt jedoch schnell an seine Grenzen, wenn Sie z. B. für eigene...

Federico and Eric talk about iOS, the Mac, and more

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In his most recent exclusive Club MacStories newsletter Federico Viticci chatted with me about the tech industry, the difference between Mac and iOS apps, and how DEVONtechnologies approaches the problem of the data flood. We also talked about iOS 11 productivity features, Project Marzipan, and about using iOS in light aircraft cockpits. Read the full interview with yours truly at Club MacStories (you’ll need a subscription).

Appademic gives away 5 x DEVONthink To Go

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Sign up for the newsletter of Appademic before the 31st of January, 2018, and get the chance to win one of 5 copies of DEVONthink To Go, our iOS document and information manager. Jai Bentley-Payne, the man behind Appademic, has just recently reviewed DEVONthink To Go for academic use and he’s still exploring more ways to integrate both our Mac and iOS applications into his workflow. In his giveaway post he also shares some insight into the question of DEVONthink as an...

DEVONthink To Go in Macdrifter’s Top 5 of 2017

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Gabe Weatherhead of Macdrifter lists DEVONthink To Go in his Top 5 of iOS apps of 2017: While syncing data may no longer be a problem for me, finding it can be. DEVONthink To Go (DTTG) has really solved this problem for me and it’s one of my most used apps on my iOS devices. The fast search, tagging, capture, and iCloud integration really make it indispensable to me. Thank you, Gabe! Check out his full posting here.

DEVONthink To Go reviewed & listed

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From time to time our products are mentioned in the media. Here are two articles this December that I found especially worth sharing with you: At The Appadamic Jai Bentley-Payne reviews DEVONthink To Go in-depth from an academic viewpoint. Jai uses the iPad professionally in his academic work, and our applications have become key elements in his workflow. In his article he asks: “Is DEVONthink To Go worth buying if you are an iOS only user?” Before I digress any further,...

WinterFest: Great apps, great prices

Winter is coming. It’s time to take a deep breath and roll up your sleeves. The time for new plans and fresh projects and great new ideas. As is our custom in this season, we’re joining some fellow software manufacturers from all over the world making the best-of-breed software for research and writing on the Mac. Tools like DEVONthink, DEVONagent, Tinderbox, or Nisus Writer that live at the intersection of art and research. Crafted with care and refined by years...

We say ‘Thank You’ with 25% this Black Friday weekend

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When it comes to celebrating, no time of the year compares to the last three months. October is the month of pumpkins, ghosts, and ghoules. November brings us colorful trees and tasty turkeys. And finally, December is the month of the months for children and adults alike. So this week we all set a day aside to come together and give thanks for all we have. Whatever your traditions are, let’s stop for a moment and all take stock of...