The DEVONtechnologies Blog

July 16, 2019

Building the Perfect Database

One of the requests we occasionally receive is: "Tell me how to create and set up my database in DEVONthink." This seems like a simple enough question to answer, but in truth, it is not. While creating a database can be as simple as choosing File > New Database, the simplicity ends with structuring the database. (more)

July 12, 2019

Thank You for Your Nice Words

After the long-anticipated launch of DEVONthink 3 as public beta we've received a huge amount of feedback. And, honestly, we are relieved that the vast majority of the email, messages, tweets, and forum posts positively welcome the new generation of our flagship product. (more)

July 9, 2019

Find Those Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts (or hotkeys) are a great way to add a little efficiency to your computer use. CheatSheet is a great little utility from Media Atelier that shows a list of shortcuts for the active application when you press and hold the Command key down. (more)

July 4, 2019

Check the OCR Accuracy

OCR is a technology that examines the pixels in an image and tries to determine what alphabetical characters they are. These characters are then put into a layer of text underneath the original image so the file appears unchanged but is now searchable. You can estimate the accuracy of the OCR by selecting the PDF and looking at the concordance. (more)

June 4, 2019

Of Licenses and Seats

With DEVONthink 3 we've introduced new server-based licenses with a seats model and easier-to-use license codes. Now, why should we bore you with talk about … license codes? Whenever you change something questions come up. We'd like to answer them here in a findable place. (more)

May 28, 2019

How to Use Your Customer Account

With the relaunch of our website we also turned the existing customer records into real accounts. As a customer you can view your personal details, check your student/educator status, manage your newsletter subscription, view license codes, manage your devices, and buy upgrades. Here's how you use it. (more)