DEVONthink To Go is the mobile document management solution for iPad and iPhone. Store and organize your important documents on the go. Synchronize your data directly on the local network, via Dropbox, or any WebDAV server with DEVONthink for Mac. Strong encryption and app-wide Face ID/Touch ID/PIN code security keeps your private data private.

DEVONthink is the no. 1 application on the Mac for document and information management. It is used by information workers in education, research, law, consulting, and governments anywhere from home offices to corporations.

Use DEVONthink To Go to:

- Browse and view your documents
- Organize your files
- Use your documents from the iOS Files app
- Open, edit, and save documents from any application that supports file providers
- Capture notes, images, bookmarks
- Edit plain text files, RTF documents, and formatted notes (based on HTML)
- Edit and annotate PDFs (requires one-time in-app purchase)
- Edit tables (requires one-time in-app purchase)
- Link to your documents from other apps supporting URLs
- Search using a powerful search language
- Synchronize with DEVONthink for Mac or other iOS devices running DEVONthink To Go 2

Learn more about DEVONthink To Go and how to get started on the DEVONtechnologies web site.

DEVONthink To Go supports TextExpander touch snippet expansion and is integrated with Readdle Scanner Pro.

What’s New

Version 2.7

Version 2.7 adds push notifications for the synchronisation, a PDF outline view, and an option to sort by date added. It also improves the handling of tags when groups or documents are moved to the trash, the keyboard handling when searching, and the reliability of automatic PDF double spread mode. Imported email messages receive the original message's creation date. The update also adds an warning for when you change the encryption key of a sync store, and makes the automatic sync intervals shorter.


Starting with version 2.7 DEVONthink To Go uses a server provided by DEVONtechnologies for providing push notification. For this service to work it needs to keep track of devices and which sync stores and databases they are interested in. Therefore we are extending our privacy policy with the following information:

"For providing synchronization push notifications DEVONtechnologies maintains a list of records consisting of an anonymized device identifier (UID), the unique identifier (UUID) of a sync store, the UUID of a databases in that sync store, information about the app edition and beta status, as well as a timestamp. Nether the UID nor the sync store and database UUIDs can be backtraced by DEVONtechnologies to a named user. We're collecting the app edition and beta status to send the data to the correct server at Apple and the timestamp to delete records that haven't been used in a while. The actual push notification is sent via the Apple Push Notification service."

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
860 Ratings
860 Ratings
DG 123456789 ,

Bugs and dated interface keeps it from being great

Update: Had a sync problem that escalated and it drove me over the edge for quitting this app. The good thing was how easy it was to recover my data and get it out of the app. The bad news was that I couldn’t fix the sync problem and couldn’t figure out how to reset sync. Customer support is great, but it was clear that solutions to sync issues requires starting at the Mac, and since I can go weeks without access to my Mac when traveling, the system seems too fragile for me. I am impressed with how safe my data was during the problem, but I can’t afford losing access to files while away from the Mac.

Original review: I looked at DEVONThink years ago and there wasn’t enough there on the iOS side at the time. I had forgotten about it until my organizational system started to get strained recently and I began searching for new apps. I’m glad I came across DEVONThink again, as the iOS app, especially on the iPad Pro, has become truly useful. Within a couple of days, I was fully into the DEVONThink ecosystem and saving a lot of time and energy in pulling together all the bits of my work. Can’t wait to see how the app further develops.

Tech24073 ,

Came back after a while

I stopped using this app a while ago due to problems. I decided to check it out again. So glad I did!!! Great and reliable app now.

Garrett1131 ,

Fantastic companion to OSX application

DevonThink To Go has come a long way as a comprehensive companion to the OSX application. Note how most of the one-star reviews are complaints from users who didn’t read the product description. This, by itself, is not a full DevonThink experience. It is the digital folio you take with you, while the hefty file cabinet stays at home. It is a portable DevonThink experience, but needs it’s home base on a proper Mac computer. If you can follow the basic instructions and premise of the app, you’ll get a great deal out of this (and that’s where the five star reviews appear.)


DEVONtechnologies, LLC
150.9 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Unrestricted Web Access
© 2010–2018 DEVONtechnologies, LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. Pro Package $7.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

  • Siri

    Get things done within this app using just your voice.

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