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January 2, 2024

How to Reuse a Search in DEVONthink

Screenshot of the smart group naming dialog.

Smart groups are a good way to view items matching specific criteria, like all the flagged PDFs in your DEVONthink database. While it’s easy enough to make a smart group, if you find yourself doing the same search over and over, you can use it to create a smart group in a few clicks. (more)

December 23, 2023

We Wish You Peaceful Holidays

Picture of a winter landscape

On the northern hemisphere, December is when everything comes to a rest for a while. We spend time with our loved ones, reflect on the past year, and make plans for the forthcoming months. We wish you peaceful holidays and have a wonderful start into a productive new year, wherever you live and whatever you believe in! (more)

December 19, 2023

We're having WinterFest again


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 17, 2023

How to Quickly Resize Images

Screenshot showing the settings panel of ThumbsUp.

When it comes to creating documents with images in DEVONthink, the file format matters. For rich text and formatted notes, the data is embedded in the file, what can cause the documents to become overly large. Our utility ThumbsUp can help you resize images. (more)

December 13, 2023

DEVONthink To Go 3.8

Screenshot of DEVONthink To Go's in-document search popover.

DEVONthink To Go 3.8 brings in-document search, undo and redo for many actions, and introduces back and forward arrows for navigating PDFs when using the in-document search. Academic users easier quote selected text including a link back to the source document. (more)

December 12, 2023

How to Use Menus More Quickly

Screenshot showing a menu and a submenu in DEVONthink To Go.

When people talk about how they use an application, they sometimes complain about how many taps it takes to get something done. In DEVONthink To Go you can move through menus a little more smoothly. Here’s how. (more)

November 28, 2023

How to Use Universal Control

Image of an iPad and a Mac side-by-side.

If you use a Mac and an iPad at the same time, Universal Control allows you to control both devices from a single keyboard and mouse or trackpad. You can use both devices perfectly together while retaining their individual capabilities. Here we’ll show you this feature. (more)

November 21, 2023

How to Change an App's Language

Screenshot showing the language preferences in macOS' settings.

If an application has translated its interface into another language, you can choose the language in which it is used. DEVONthink is, e.g., available in English, French, and German. Here is, how you can easily change an app’s language on the Mac. (more)

November 20, 2023

Black Friday Weekend

Illustration of an autumn landscape.

Now is the time for relaxing — and a great time to get ready for the coming year. Only from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, we give 25 percent discount on all our software products and ebooks. (more)