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Articles in the category Miscellaneous

July 26, 2022

Fabrizio Musacchio

Fabrizio works as a scientist and lives in Cologne, Germany, EU.

Within the past few months, a forum participant who goes by the handle @PixelTracker posted some useful DEVONthink scripts in the Automation section of our forums. A more recent set of scripts appeared on the forums and his blog, prompting us to ask, “Who is this person writing these scripts?” So we invited him to share some thoughts with us and all of you. (more)

April 1, 2022

DEVONthink Adds Support for NTFs

Screenshot showing DEVONthink To Go's context menu with the new Copy NFT Token command.

If you want to sell or buy digital originals, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the way to go. Twitter and 1Password have already added NFT support, and so do the next updates for DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go. Create NFTs for your documents and sell them on OpenSea, or store digital assets in your DEVONthink database. (more)

January 20, 2022

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)

August 24, 2021

Avigail Oren and Ada Barlatt

Avigail Oren
Avigail started her career by doing history research on U.S. cities but now enjoys learning something new every day in her work for clients.

Avigail Oren and Ada Barlatt created the great DEVONthink for Historians online course. No wonder this caught our attention and we wanted to find out more about how it happened. (more)

May 25, 2021

Are you on Instagram?

Instagram post picture showing an ammonite background and the word transclusion.

Instagram is a confusing concept but has, especially for the younger generation, replaced other options like Twitter and Facebook. We now have an Instagram account too, to experiment with it and to see if it can be useful for you. (more)

May 26, 2020

Wear a Mask

Daring Fireball’s John Gruber doesn’t get tired from repeating it: Wearing a face mask keeps the virus from spreading, and we agree. Masks are here to stay for a while and we think it’s time to make them part of our daily fashion. Make them yourself or get one from local shops or online. There’s even one with our logo on it. (more)

January 9, 2020

Happy 98th Birthday, Sam

A very special Christmas present for us was a customer support email that we received just before the holidays. It came from our user Sam Ginsberg in Australia who just turned 98. Sam became our customer in 2010 when he was 89 years old and wanted to use DEVONthink to go paperless. No wonder we became curious and asked him if we could share a little bit of his amazing life story. And here it is. (more)

December 4, 2019

DEVONthink in Japanese

If you live in Japan or use your Mac in Japanese, DEVONthink 3 is now also available in your day-to-day language. Our friends and partners at Mercury Software have not only localized the user interface but also the documentation. You can download and buy the localized version of DEVONthink 3 exclusively from their website 🇯🇵 … (more)

March 29, 2019

Website Relaunched

We admit it. Our website started to look a bit dated. We launched it in a time where “responsive web design” meant something like automatically switching languages. Now it’s 2019, we use the web mostly from smartphones, and we’re used to a completely different design language. (more)

March 13, 2019

Our New Forum is Online

Yesterday we’ve switched our user forum with its dated look-and-feel to shiny new Discourse. It’s a lean, modern discussion forum with everything you rightfully expect in 2019. (more)