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April 2, 2020

Scotty's DEVONthink Setup

We love Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson’s productivity podcast Nested Folders. And so we sponsored two bonus episodes. The first one just went live with Rose interviewing Scotty and exploring how he approached the product, set up the first databases, and now uses it to organize his files, reference material, and life. (more)

March 27, 2020

Two New Reviews 🇪🇸🇭🇺

If you read or speak Spanish or Hungarian you might enjoy these reviews of DEVONthink 3. Thank you very much, Javier and Laszlo, for your great, thorough reviews. (more)

March 24, 2020

Using Our Tools in the Pandemic

COVID-19 is everywhere, in the news, blogs, podcasts, but also quite literally. We’re all giving our best to adjust our lives to the new rules that will impact our societies for quite some time. We don’t want to give you yet another list of tips for how to work from home. Instead, we asked our user community how they use our products to cope with the current situation. (more)

March 17, 2020

How to Split a PDF

There are times when you may need to split a PDF in DEVONthink into smaller documents. Here are a few ways to do it. (more)

February 24, 2020

Using DEVONthink with Hook

Screenshot showing Hook's user interface

Hook for Mac allows you to create links for many different types of files and web pages. In the same sense, DEVONthink offers item links for linking from inside or outside of the application to documents or groups in your databases. Recently, our friends at CogSci have improved Hook’s integration with DEVONthink and show in a mini tutorial, how to use the two apps together for maximum productivity. (more)

February 11, 2020

DEVONthink for Historians

Avigail Oren and Ada Barlatt have created a row of online courses that explain how historians and researchers can squeeze the best out of using DEVONthink for their work. The courses also come with custom templates and scripts that take the pain out of managing citations with DEVONthink and your favorite reference manager. (more)

January 29, 2020

DEVONthink 3.0.4

DEVONthink 3.0.4 brings more refinements and bug fixes. For example, the enhanced dark mode allows for showing documents with a bright background while leaving the rest of the user interface in the dark. Other enhancements include better keyboard navigation, quicker searching for selected words, and an improved sidebar. (more)

January 28, 2020

How to Print Multiple Documents

If you use File > Print in DEVONthink, it will print what is shown in the selected pane. For example, if you have the groups list selected, it will print the groups as displayed; if you select a document, it will print the contents of the document. However, you cannot select multiple documents and print them — but this old trick still works well. (more)

January 22, 2020

How to Keep Your Data Private

An article published yesterday by Reuters casts a shadow on Apple’s commitment on privacy and encryption. We tell you how to keep your data out of iCloud backups, encrypt databases, and synchronize them securely. (more)

January 16, 2020

Using DEVONthink with Timing

If you’re self-employed or a freelancer then you have to track your time but for most people it’s not subject to entertainment tax. The Mac application Timing takes at least some of the pain out of it by automatically recording which applications you work with, which web sites you visit, or which databases, groups, or documents in DEVONthink you work with. If Timing is for you, we got you as our customer 10% off your first subscription period. (more)