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April 9, 2024

How to Save DEVONagent Results

Screenshot of a DEVONagent agent search file.

In DEVONagent Pro, you can archive search results or send them to DEVONthink. But after closing the search, you no longer have access to those results. Of course, you can run the search again, but there is a more efficient way to return to them. (more)

April 2, 2024

How to Use Collapsible Sections

Screenshot showing an item list in DEVONthink To Go with collapsed groups.

If you have many objects in one place in your database, you can quickly lose the overview and have to scroll and search a lot. In DEVONthink To Go, however, there is a way to hide items that you do not need at the moment. Here is, how that works. (more)

March 27, 2024

How to Move Databases Externally

Image showing a DEVONthink database file being dragged to external drive on macOS.

External hard drives are one of the places where you can store your DEVONthink databases safely. Nevertheless, there are a few things you should bear in mind. Here is, how to move your databases to such a hard drive. (more)

March 22, 2024

Multiple Macs? DEVONthink for All

Collection of icons for multiple types of Apple computers, desktops and notebooks.

You still have one Mac without DEVONthink on it? Your teammates are envious because you’re so well-organized? This week only, from Friday, March 22nd, to Sunday, March 24th, 2024, we offer additional seats for 30% less. (more)

March 19, 2024

A Word About Reinstalling

Screenshot showing the file console.log containing error logs.

When you run into an issue with an application, e.g., DEVONthink, you may think you should reinstall it. Here’s why that shouldn’t be your first step. (more)

March 12, 2024

How to Focus on Writing

Screenshot showing a plain text document in fullscreen mode in DEVONthink.

When you sit down to write, it’s all too common to become distracted. While we can’t disable notification center and sounds from other applications, DEVONthink can provide a more minimalistic view in which to write. (more)

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 27, 2024

A Word About Software Updates

Screenshot showing a beta notification in macOS' system settings.

When Apple announces their latest operating system, it may be tempting to jump right on it. But is that the best idea? Here are our recommendations. (more)

February 20, 2024

How to Import Email Attachments

Screenshot showing the global scripts menu with scripts for DEVONthink in Apple Mail.

The Pro and Server editions of DEVONthink allow you to import and search for email. Messages with attachments are imported as one document, just as Apple Mail handles them. But what if you want the attachments separately? Here are a few options. (more)

February 15, 2024

DEVONthink 3.9.5

A screenshot showing an Arc browser window and DEVONthink's capture popover.

DEVONthink 3.9.5 is available with a whole bunch of quality-of-life improvements, bug fixes, and performance enhancements. It brings initial support for the Arc web browser, better captures web pages behind paywalls, and enhances working with Markdown. (more)