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The DEVONtechnologies Blog

July 16, 2024

Using an iPhone as a Mac Scanner

Contextual menu with import from mobile commands

Scanning documents is a much needed function for many people, but you might not have a scanner available. If you have an iPhone or iPad connected to the same Apple Account as your Mac, you can use it to scan directly into DEVONthink’s Global Inbox. We show you how. (more)

July 10, 2024

Welcome (Back) Network Utility

Screenshot of the Neo Network Utility main window.

You want to learn more about your Mac’s current network connection or test if a remote server is still alive? You want to find out more about what detours your data packages take on their way through the internet? Or you just want to test your network speed? Our new, free Neo Network Utility got your covered. (more)

July 9, 2024

How to Imprint Documents

DEVONthink's Imprinter preferences showing an imprint configuration.

If you have a need to watermark or put identifying information on PDFs or images, the Pro and Server editions of DEVONthink can do this for you. It’s called imprinting and we show you how you set up and use it. (more)

July 4, 2024

Using the Sorter and Websharing

Illustration of a Mac running DEVONthink connected with lines to six people around it.

The Sorter lets you easily clip interesting or important content to DEVONthink, the Websharing interface of DEVONthink Server makes your databases available to other users on the local network. We created two new tutorials for you to show you how to use them. (more)

July 2, 2024

What is XMenu?

XMenu's preferences window.

For many people, our freeware utility XMenu is a must-have on their Macs, an app launcher and snippet library always available from the menu bar. For anyone unfamiliar with it, here’s a brief introduction to it. (more)

June 25, 2024

How to Use the Links Inspector

Screenshot showing DEVONthink's document links inspector displaying links in a selected document.

Various types of documents can contain links, for example a saved web page, or a note with an URL or an email address. In DEVONthink you don’t have to search your document by hand for them because there is an inspector just for this. Here is, how that works. (more)

June 20, 2024

SummerFest: Great Apps, Great Prices

With a little delay, the warm days of summer have finally arrived. We are enjoying the bright and mild evenings outside, and, for many years now, we get together with friends all over the world and celebrate our traditional SummerFest. Get DEVONthink and DEVONagent Pro for 25% off directly at the workshop gate and have a look at the other SummerFest apps with a similar discount. (more)

June 18, 2024

How to Export a PDF without Annotations

Screenshot showing DEVONthink To Go with an Action menu open, including the print command.

When working with a PDF, you may have marked it up with some annotations. If you would now like to share this PDF with someone, you might prefer to have a clean version of the document. Here we show you how to get this in DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go. (more)

June 13, 2024

Get to Know Your Fellow Users

People in a coffee shop.

We are always curious to learn more our users and their fascinating stories. How did they find us and how do they use our software? We already told you some of these user stories in our newsletter, now we have also published them here on our blog so that you can easily find them. (more)

June 11, 2024

More Key Commands on the iPad

Screenshot showing the popup with the overview of the keyboard shortcuts in DEVONthink To Go.

If you’re using an external keyboard with your iPad, you have access to keyboard commands in DEVONthink To Go. Here are a few keyboard shortcuts you may consider useful. (more)