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< DEVONthink 2.9.5 & DEVONthink To Go 2.0.4
20.10.2016 06:27 Age: 215 days
By: Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann

DEVONagent 3.9.5: Updated for macOS Sierra, supports Qwant

Coeur d'Alene (Idaho, USA), October 20th, 2016. — DEVONtechnologies, LLC updates all editions of its Internet search and research tool DEVONagent. The new version brings compatibility changes for macOS Sierra, updated plugins, and workflow enhancements. The updates are free and recommended for all users.


The updates for all editions of DEVONagent 3.9.5 improve compatibility to macOS Sierra. They also add support for the Qwant search engine and update the Google Scholar plugin.

DEVONthink Pro and Express 3.9.5 filter ads more accurately and are more compatible to RSS 1.0. Both applications better recognize dates not specified by the server or the HTML metadata. Searching sites with general-purpose search engines like Google and Bing is easier too.

Finally, DEVONagent Pro allows to exclude domains and links on the search set level. Users can now omit HTML pages when searching e.g. for PDFs or Office documents. Version 3.9.5 updates also almost all scanner plugins. Scanners filter content for criteria like 'is thumbnail gallery' or 'contains linked video files'. Alerts dismissed before can now be brought back and results dragged to Safari arrive as bookmarks. DEVONagent Pro now also strips search syntax from queries so that search terms can be often immediately reused.

Of course, all editions receive bug fixes and reliability improvements.

DEVONagent is a smart internet search agent. It queries search engines and crawls web sites. It then filters the results again and presents the results in a multitude of ways. DEVONagent is available in three editions from Pro for serious research to Lite for the casual search from the menu bar.

Availability and pricing

All editions of DEVONagent require an Intel-based Mac and OS  X 10.8.5 or later. They can be downloaded from www.devontechnologies.com and be test-driven for free before they need to be properly licensed. All editions of DEVONagent are also available in the App Store; DEVONagent Pro and Express can be bought as part of attractive bundles together with DEVONthink in DEVONtechnologies' online shop.

  • DEVONagent Pro: US $49.95 (App Store: $49.99)
  • DEVONagent Express: US $4.95 (App Store: $4.99)
  • DEVONagent Lite: free

More information

Customers find more information about our apps on the DEVONtechnologies website. Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann also posts news, opinions, previews, and public betas in his blog Devonian Times.

Corporate background

DEVONtechnologies LLC creates end-user and server applications for the Mac and iOS platforms that enhance productivity, organization, and user experience with unique artificial intelligence technology. All applications are focused on both ease of use and satisfying the needs of even the most savvy users. The underlying DEVONtechnology is a flexible and versatile foundation that can be used for a large range of purposes from databases, data mining, and information retrieval to human-computer interfaces. DEVONtechnologies LLC was founded 2002 and incorporated 2004, and is today headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA.
More information: www.devontechnologies.com.

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