The DEVONtechnologies Blog

January 20, 2022

Interview: Gerald Koeder

Start application icon.

A few weeks ago, we were contacted by Gerald Koeder, the developer of the beautiful Mac app utility Start that not only allows you to launch applications and open files, but also supports DEVONthink’s item links. We responded in appreciation and he graciously accepted our request for an interview for our blog. Read on… (more)

January 18, 2022

DEVONthink To Go App Icon Shortcuts

DEVONthink To Go's application icon shortcut menu

With the speed of our networks and operating systems, the timeframes of our interactions have only grown shorter and shorter. While “entering data at the speed of thought” isn’t quite there yet, DEVONthink To Go’s application icon delivers some commands for a few quicker interactions. (more)

January 11, 2022

How to Fully Uninstall DEVONthink

Broom sweeping DEVONthink.

There are certain situations where you may need to fully uninstall DEVONthink. Maybe you are switching jobs and will be returning a company-issued computer. Or perhaps you are selling your current Mac and want to make sure you have cleaned off your DEVONthink installation. Whatever the reason, here is how to do a full uninstall of DEVONthink. (more)

December 24, 2021

We Wish You Wonderful Holidays

We wish everyone of you a peaceful time, wherever in the world you are and whatever you believe in. Have a great start into a new, exciting, productive, and hopefully less special year 2022. (more)

December 21, 2021

Join Us for WinterFest

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WinterFest is the time when we come virtually together with other, like-minded software manufacturers. Buy DEVONthink or DEVONagent Pro for 25% off directly at the workshop gate and have a look at the other WinterFest apps with a similar discount. (more)

December 20, 2021

DEVONthink To Go 3.3

Screenshot showing DEVONthink To Go's document options menu.

This update for DEVONthink To Go 3 adds a document options menu, support for searching documents in Asian languages, and recognizes source code documents. It also improves the overall performance and reliability. (more)

December 14, 2021

How to Color Your Tags

Colored tags in DEVONthink's user interface.

With the mass of information often found in a DEVONthink database, color can be a helpful visual indicator when browsing your documents. Many people know you can apply color labels on your documents, similar to the Finder, but here’s how to also color your tags in DEVONthink. (more)

December 13, 2021

Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking

Image of the technical requirements of the Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking.

The new Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking calls software designers to ensure that resources inside the software are linkable. DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go offer platform-independent URLs for documents inside databases already for many years. We are one of the original signers of the manifesto. (more)

December 10, 2021

Mikah & Rose about Research on iOS

iOS Today video podcast logo.

In episode 578 of iOS Today, the lovely Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard talk about gathering notes and research on iOS. They go through on-board options and third-party apps including DEVONthink To Go. (more)

December 7, 2021

How to Add Plain Text Extensions

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Plain text files are at the very core of many things in the computing world. Markdown and HTML, system logs, delimited files for tabular data… the list goes on an on. DEVONthink supports many plain text file types, but there may be types DEVONthink doesn’t recognize. Here’s how to add new plain text extensions that can then be viewed and edited in DEVONthink. (more)