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< DEVONthink To Go 2.1 adds interoperability, printing, and more
09.03.2017 03:40 Age: 197 days
By: Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann

DEVONthink To Go 2.1.2: Sharing, Markdown, and more

Coeur d'Alene (Idaho, USA), March 9th, 2017. — DEVONtechnologies updates DEVONthink To Go, the iOS companion to DEVONthink for Mac, with enhancements and bug fixes. Version 2.1.2 lets users share multiple items at once, sort items by creation, modification, or access date, and makes it easier to add local images and links to Markdown and HTML documents. In addition, the update allows to enable or disable the iOS backup for its databases and improves the overall responsiveness. The update is free and recommended for all users.


DEVONthink To Go 2.1.2 allows users to share multiple documents at once, e.g., for sending them by email or opening them in other apps.  Together with the recently introduced document provider extension this greatly enhances the interoperability when working with multiple apps.

Markdown and HTML documents receive some enhancements too. DEVONthink To Go 2.1.2 resolves local paths and so lets users quickly reference images stored in their databases or link to other documents. Previously this was only possible using item links, robust URLs for documents and groups, that can be used anywhere on iOS and the Mac. Markdown is becoming increasingly popular as an easy-to-learn file format for text requiring only simple formatting.

Other improvements arriving with version 2.1.2 include inbox item counts for databases and the option to sort document lists by creation, modification, or access date. Notes shared from Apple Notes retain sketches when being shared with DEVONthink To Go.  Lists of documents not downloaded are better readable with  higher contrast and indicate the download status with icons. Users sensitive to disk space usage get  more control over groups that automatically download their content.

In addition, DEVONthink To Go 2.1.2 adds a settings option to enable or disable backing up its databases  to iCloud via iOS' backup mechanism as well as for checking the real disk space occupied. Both changes were necessary after the introduction of the document provider extension in version 2.1 due to limitations in iOS.

 Finally, the update improves the overall responsiveness and reliability, and fixes bugs and glitches. The update is free for existing users and highly recommended.

Availability and pricing

DEVONthink To Go requires iOS 9.1 or later and is available for US $14.99 through the iOS App Store. Some features require a one-time in-app purchase.

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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.

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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.
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