The DEVONtechnologies Blog

April 2, 2020

Thank You for Helping Us

The current COVID-19 pandemic affects us all, everywhere. As a small software manufacturer we are not mission critical. But we want to do at least something. Starting this week we offer all medical personnel and people working in disaster relief the same discount that we usually only give to students, educators, and selected NPOs. (more)

April 2, 2020

Scotty's DEVONthink Setup

We love Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson’s productivity podcast Nested Folders. And so we sponsored two bonus episodes. The first one just went live with Rose interviewing Scotty and exploring how he approached the product, set up the first databases, and now uses it to organize his files, reference material, and life. (more)

March 27, 2020

Two New Reviews 🇪🇸🇭🇺

If you read or speak Spanish or Hungarian you might enjoy these reviews of DEVONthink 3. Thank you very much, Javier and Laszlo, for your great, thorough reviews. (more)

March 24, 2020

Using Our Tools in the Pandemic

COVID-19 is everywhere, in the news, blogs, podcasts, but also quite literally. We’re all giving our best to adjust our lives to the new rules that will impact our societies for quite some time. We don’t want to give you yet another list of tips for how to work from home. Instead, we asked our user community how they use our products to cope with the current situation. (more)

March 17, 2020

How to Split a PDF

There are times when you may need to split a PDF in DEVONthink into smaller documents. Here are a few ways to do it. (more)

March 10, 2020

Take a Break: JustFocus

All too often we find ourselves busier than we intended to be that day. Fires to be put out. Spontaneous projects landing on our desks. Cramming for a test. JustFocus is a beautifully designed freeware application for the Mac to help find some balance in your work. (more)

March 4, 2020

DEVONthink To Go 2.7.7

On our way to the next feature release, this maintenance update of DEVONthink To Go brings some improvements and bug fixes. Move the floating toolbars of PDF documents and sheets out of the way by merging them with the top toolbar. Larger previews let you more easily identify shallowly synchronized documents coming from the Mac. (more)

March 3, 2020

Spring Freeware Updates

Did you know that we have freeware too? This week we’ve updated EasyFind and PhotoStickies for macOS Catalina, added dark mode support, and more.

EasyFind 5.0 now uses modern APIs for compatibility, features new optional columns, and lets you search for names, tags, contents, or comments. The nerds among you will like the new support for regular expressions. (more)

February 24, 2020

Using DEVONthink with Hook

Screenshot showing Hook's user interface

Hook for Mac allows you to create links for many different types of files and web pages. In the same sense, DEVONthink offers item links for linking from inside or outside of the application to documents or groups in your databases. Recently, our friends at CogSci have improved Hook’s integration with DEVONthink and show in a mini tutorial, how to use the two apps together for maximum productivity. (more)

February 18, 2020

Learning Resources in One Place

We have created our products as powerful tools but we also know that they can have quite a learning curve. The Learning category in our blog bundles all posts dealing with courses, books, and other learning materials. We’ve even added it as menu option to the Support main menu of our website now. (more)