The DEVONtechnologies Blog

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)

May 21, 2019

Manually Declutter a Web Page

With so many people and companies trying to monetize the web, many pages we visit are overloaded with ads and clickbait links to drive traffic to other sites. Not only is it annoying to look at online, but also adds junk data to our databases when we clip these pages into DEVONthink. Our browser extension, Clip to DEVONthink, has an option to use a clutter-free layout. This does its best to extract the article from the current page. But what about pages you may have already clipped? (more)

April 24, 2019

DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta

After the recent relaunches of our user community and our website some people have suspected that there is — in true Apple tradition — one more thing. And they were absolutely right, of course. Today we released DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta with, quite literally, hundreds of new features and improvements. (more)

April 4, 2019

DEVONthink 2.11.3

While we're still preparing some things behind the curtain we've released a maintenance update for DEVONthink today. In version 2.11.3 we've enhanced Markdown and MultiMarkdown support including CriticMarkup, added automatic spelling correction to HTML-based documents, and made detecting WikiLinks up to 70 times faster. (more)