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Information overload — Swamped by paper, emails, notes? Meet DEVONthink — designed to manage and organize all those disparate pieces of information that are so important to your work or studies. As you become more experienced with DEVONthink and its easy, intuitive interface, you will quickly find more exciting ways of using your data.

What DEVONthink Personal does for you:

- DEVONthink stores your documents, scanned papers, notes, bookmarks, etc. in one place. Access live web pages seamlessly from within DEVONthink to review and extract further information.
- Create RTF documents, edit them in full screen, and use smart templates to quickly add pre-styled documents. Clip data from other applications using drag-and-drop, services, or the Dock menu.
- Edit images, cross-reference documents, and annotate PDF documents using standard PDF annotations.
- Search, classify, and show relationships between your documents (automatically and language-independently) with the help of Artificial Intelligence.
- Take all your important documents with you on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with DEVONthink To Go.

Perfect integration:

- Store and view many file formats including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office,, Apple iWork, Skim, Mellel, and all file formats supported by Quicklook.
- Scan your papers with your scan software and file them in your database.
- Search your database also directly from Spotlight.

Based on DEVONsphere®.

What's New in Version 2.9.10

This release adds an option for importing notes and attachments from Apple Notes. Text editing in fullscreen mode has been overhauled too. In addition, this release fixes a number of PDF-related issues on macOS Sierra. Encrypted PDFs can be unlocked again. Finally, the update also improves the overall reliability and performance.

Version 2.9.10 fixes an issue where Dropbox synchronizations failed due to a wrong path.


- Hidden preference "DisableActivityWindow", keeps the "Activity" window from being opened and closed automatically.


- Fullscreen text handling is more responsive, supports substitutions, and no longer flickers.
- Fonts in "Preferences > Editing" can now be also reset by holding the Option modifier key.
- The list font family (see "Preferences > General") is now also used for search results.
- "Back" and "Forward" commands are now located at the top of contextual menus of web views.
- "See Also" and "Classify" drawers display flagged and unread icons too.
- Notes can be deleted in the "Take Note" and "Clip to DEVONthink" panels with Command-Backspace.
- Empty Markdown documents are now always opened in editing mode.
- Support for moved or multiple Dropbox folders (Personal/Business).
- Encoding support for messages dragged from Apple Mail.
- Automatic naming of images and PDF documents, e.g., created by "Clip to DEVONthink".
- After editing PDF documents, the "No Text" warning is always logged if necessary.
- MultiMarkdown 5 is used to render Markdown documents; this fixes, e.g., rare freezes.
- Sorter uses better memory management, updates names of groups more often, and fix rare issues.
- Better handling of indexed metadata and of filesystems events fixes unnecessary synchronization uploads.
- Localizations.
- Overall reliability.


- Support for moved or multiple Dropbox folders (Personal/Business).
- Better handling of many concurrent synchronizations.
- Sync store uploads no longer zip multiple document packages concurrently to avoid memory peaks.
- Reliability and efficiency in case of multiple sync locations synchronizing the same sync stores.
- Encryption keys are stored in an additional place as especially iOS can reset or corrupt preferences after app updates.
- More flexible handling of invalid HTTPS certificates.
- Better sync status handling.
- French localization.
- Overall reliability.


- Issue where PDFs couldn't be unlocked on macOS Sierra.
- Issue where editing, merging, or splitting PDF documents killed the text layer of certain scanned documents on macOS Sierra 10.12.2.


- Rare crash, especially on iOS after downloading contents on demand.
- Issue where creating local sync stores in cloud folders wasn't possible anymore.
- Issue where Dropbox synchronizations failed due to a wrong path.
- Issue where the popup menu for creating sync locations was incorrectly sorted on German systems.
- Issue where verifying a sync store could create harmless empty folders.


- Multiple issues related to scanning.
- Issue where clicking local file links in HTML pages launched them in the default application instead of in DEVONthink Personal.
- Issue where sending automatically named scans via "File > Import > From Scanner or Camera" could fail.
- Issue where the last used plain text zoom wasn't always applied to Markdown documents.
- Issue where the "Link Type" popup menu of "Annotations" panel wasn't updated after selecting a different annotation.
- Issue where the URL of web archives clipped on iOS via Instapaper wasn't the right one on the Mac after synchronizing.


- Obsolete and broken custom icon files from templates.


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  • $69.99
  • Category: Productivity
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  • Version: 2.9.10
  • Size: 22.0 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German
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Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor

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