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March 5, 2024

How to Choose a Scanner

Screenshot showing the scanning interface in DEVONthink 3.

An important tool for your paperless office is, naturally, a scanner. The Pro and Server editions of DEVONthink even offer integrated scanner support for several models. But what should you look out for? Here are some things to consider. (more)

February 13, 2024

How to Use the Bookmarklets

Screenshot showing bookmarklets in Firefox' favorites bar.

For capturing web content, DEVONthink comes with the Clip to DEVONthink browser add-on, DEVONthink To Go with a share extension. But there’s another way that can work even better, depending on the situation: bookmarklets. (more)

August 15, 2023

How to Clip Web Content Inside DEVONthink

Screenshot showing a DEVONthink window with a Google search tab.

Clipping web content is one of the most common ways to get data into DEVONthink. But you may not know that you can clip inside our app as well, without having to switch to a separate browser. Here’s a simple way how you can quickly browse and capture web content directly in DEVONthink. (more)

September 7, 2021

How to Install the Browser Extensions

Browser toolbars with clipping icon.

Personally and professionally, much of our time is spent reading online. So it’s important to be able to capture items of interest as we’re browsing. DEVONthink has its own browser extension for this purpose. Here’s how to install it in most common browsers. (more)

May 28, 2021

The Sweet Setup on DEVONthink

Living room situation with a MacBook running DEVONthink.

The Sweet Setup is one of the best online sources with daily app reviews, tips, and tutorials for everyone interested in productivity. In one of the latest articles Josh Ginter lays out how he uses DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go for managing and annotating PDFs. (more)

October 21, 2019

Clip to DEVONthink and Safari 13

Safari 13 no longer supports traditional browser extensions. With DEVONthink 3 we have rewritten the whole Clip to DEVONthink experience and integrated it into the application. But what if you’re not ready to upgrade yet? Don’t panic. Our browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome continue to work just fine. (more)

June 19, 2018

Read It Later in DEVONthink

Sometimes you have a need to store a bookmark but have no time to read it now. One option is to use an online service like Pocket. Another option is to add the bookmarks to Safari’s Reading List. But maybe you want to keep these items in your DEVONthink database. Here’s one way to do it: … (more)

April 17, 2018

What Did I Clip?

If you use our browser extension, Clip To DEVONthink, you’ll see a notification after a successful clip. If you check the Notification Center, the icon of three lines on the right side of the menubar at the top of your screen, you can see a record of those clips. Up to a week’s worth should be available to browse. In High Sierra, clicking on the message should open the record in DEVONthink. (more)

October 12, 2016

Clip To DEVONthink — in DEVONthink

Many people use the DEVONthink browser extensions to clip information from web pages into their DEVONthink databases. We have extensions (or add-ons, different name but the same thing) for Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox. (more)

May 3, 2016

Use Clip To DEVONthink with Opera

For those of you who are using the Opera browser for your web searching, it is possible to add our Clip to DEVONthink extension to it. We don’t have an Opera-specific version but with an Opera add-on, you can use the Chrome extension. (more)