DEVONthink Pro
DEVONthink Pro
3.6.1

4.3

DEVONthink Pro free download for Mac

DEVONthink Pro

27 November 2020

Knowledge base, information manager, and much more.

Overview

DEVONthink is DEVONtechnologies' document and information management solution. It supports a large variety of file formats and stores them in a database enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI). Many document formats can be directly viewed, edited, and annotated. A powerful search language finds documents in an instant, smart groups keep them always at hand.

Sophisticated organization tools, AI-based techniques that handle even the largest collections, and numerous integration options make DEVONthink the work environment of choice for researchers, lawyers, and educators. Smart rules, flexible reminders, and deep AppleScript support allow automating even complex repeating tasks. And with its fast, reliable, and secure synchronization users keep their data available on all their Macs. DEVONthink To Go for iPad and iPhone completes the DEVONthink ecosystem.

  • Keeps your data together
  • Scans your paper
  • Archives your email
  • Assists you with A.I.
  • Syncs your data securely
  • Automates repeating tasks
  • Lets you share your data

What's new in DEVONthink Pro

Version 3.6.1:

This maintenance release fixes some issues with macOS Big Sur, including a crash when accessing DEVONthink's preferences. It also has some modifications for increased compatibility with Apple Silicon Macs.

NEW
  • Added hidden preference WindowToolbarStyleExpanded to enable the expanded toolbar style on macOS Big Sur. This shows the title bar above the toolbar instead of the new unified default style.
Improved
  • Changed title of "Save Search" dialog to Save as smart group.
  • More reliable item link scanning.
  • Word and OpenOffice documents are now ignored while scanning databases for item links to avoid potential crashes.
  • Improved user notifications in case of new releases, promotions, and sidebar extras. In addition, clicking on the notification jumps directly to the item if the notification is only related to one item, e.g., one promotion or one release.
Improved (Pro)
  • Added Import command to the contextual menu of the messages list in the View > Sidebar > Import > Email sidebar pane.
Improved (Sync)
  • More reliable detection whether the Cloudy folder was copied to another computer.
Fixed
  • Some interface elements were incorrectly positioned when running on Apple Silicon Macs. Fixed.
  • The view and preview modes, as well as sorting and columns widths of the item list couldn't be changed for the global inbox. Fixed.
  • The Title column in the items list wasn't persistent on macOS Big Sur. Fixed.
  • The Log and Info toolbar buttons didn't work in full screen mode on macOS Catalina and later. Fixed.
  • The Document > Annotations inspector didn't display thumbnails of attached images in dark mode. Fixed.
  • Fixed glitches of the sidebar, the Templates menu, and the Scripts menu on macOS Big Sur and in dark mode.
  • Choosing an already opened encrypted database in Go > Favorites didn't jump to it. Fixed.
  • In some cases, DEVONthink could crash when accessing the Preferences in macOS Big Sur. Fixed.
  • Encrypted databases containing non-ASCII characters in the filename were disabled in the sidebar while opened. Fixed.
  • Caching could cause outdated Markdown previews, e.g., after changing WikiLink preferences. Fixed.
  • Rare issue of automatic WikiLinking, especially in Markdown previews. Fixed.
  • Copying links to Markdown sections didn't work in case of non-Latin characters, e.g., Asian languages. Fixed.
  • Printing a web-based document in macOS Big Sur on an M1 Mac could crash the application. Fixed.
  • AppleScript command create record with didn't accept the search group parameter. Fixed.
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Tim27
13 September 2019
Version: 3.0

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Looks like they did a good job cleaning up the interface of the desktop app. Unfortunately, their website is confusing. They need to hire a marketing person to tell them what needs to be on their site so that it isn't confusing for customers (and people who potentially want to upgrade) to figure out. A good comparison chart of ALL versions would be a start along with the price for each. It looks like the upgrade from DEVONThink Pro 2 to DEVONThink Pro 3 to get some of the same features that I had in 2 is pretty steep compared to the about $50 I paid last time.
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5
time2poppop
13 August 2020
Version: 3.5.2
Excellent
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Derekcurrie
14 May 2020
Version: 3.5
$199 for DEVONthink Pro. NOT $99. DEVONthink Standard is $99. - - Why the confusion? DEVON messed around with their application naming with version 3. What WAS DEVONthink Pro v2.x is NOW DEVONthink Standard 3.x. Check their website for details regarding changes. (o_0)
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moocollins
10 April 2020
Version: 3.0.4
This appears to be a marginally useful database app. I am uncertain because I am unable to really figure out how to use it because the entire endeavor is so inextricable confusing. The problem is that I am an educator in need of a solution NOW, not after 6 months of using the product to figure out how to use it. What is even more egregious is the fact that they offer, but do not honor educator discounts. I have tried to obtain this coveted discount but have been denied. They gave me the directions to get the discount, I re-applied, but they refuse to answer now. There are alternatives to this software, and I do not need an overly militant sales dept who drives up revenue by lying to the public.... If their sales dept acts this way, can you immagine what the rest of the user experience would be like?
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Scott-C-H-
16 December 2019
Version: 3.0.3
I don't understand the appeal of this software at all. I tried the latest version. How is it different from merely organizing files, folders, and Smart Folders in Finder, coupled with the Houdah Spot search, besides all the pointless features, such as tag cloud and "AppleScript and script-driven smart templates?" It sucks up all your time fiddling with scripts and troubleshooting them before getting any meaningful benefits if there are at all — a typical over-engineering for productivity porn addicts. Finder with QuickLook window open will allow me to go through hundreds of plain text files, PDFs, images, and videos. I did all my graduate school researches that way, and it worked just fine. File names can contain some basic meta info that will work just about anywhere without relying on a specific brand of an app like this. A one-trick pony like MailSteward is FAR better and versatile in extracting email messages and use them in any database. And why do I need to use yet another tool to save a webpage when I can copy and paste a webpage in Reader Mode or good old "Save As HTML" command in any browser? Want an entire package in the original state? SiteSucker is FAR better than any of these "Everything Buckets." And, the developer thinks I should pay $199.00 for these things that I can do better and in a more compatible way myself? Talk about ultimate redundancy here. No thanks.
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Tim27
13 September 2019
Version: 3.0
Looks like they did a good job cleaning up the interface of the desktop app. Unfortunately, their website is confusing. They need to hire a marketing person to tell them what needs to be on their site so that it isn't confusing for customers (and people who potentially want to upgrade) to figure out. A good comparison chart of ALL versions would be a start along with the price for each. It looks like the upgrade from DEVONThink Pro 2 to DEVONThink Pro 3 to get some of the same features that I had in 2 is pretty steep compared to the about $50 I paid last time.
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Filou53
12 September 2019
Version: 3.0
I have been using DevonThink (pro) for a few years now. And I am very satisfied with it. I am now considering moving to version 3 but I continue to find the distinction between the different versions rather confusing! More precisely, I don't like their 'Comparison Edition' page! (on https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink/editions ) Rather than see 'The standard edition offers all features portrayed on the DEVONthink product page except those listed above', I would have preferred a simple presentation of all the main features with 3 columns. 'DEVONthink - DEVONthink Pro - DEVONthink Server' IMHO it would have been much clearer.
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4.5
MacMec
01 August 2019
Version: 3.0beta5
I really love it! DEVONthink Pro is one of my favourite pieces of software.
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xcoxco
30 July 2019
Version: 3.0beta5
Is DEVONthink Pro beta 5 - it is "beta" after all - suitable for practical use?? We have been waiting for the final release ... need the software asap for a project that includes OCRing 1500 pages of pdf documents. Comments, thanks.
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Dr-Sparks
19 July 2019
Version: 3.0beta4
What downloads is not DEVONthink Pro Version 3.0beta4. It's DEVONthink Standard Version 3.0beta4. Same as the download here:
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/61372/devonthink-standard
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Derekcurrie
12 June 2019
Version: 3.0beta3
The transition to DEVONThink versions 3.0 is going to be confusing. Therefore, this page was created to assist users:

Upgrader's Guide
https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink/upgrade

"With DEVONthink 3.0 we have cleaned up the editions lineup. We retired DEVONnote and DEVONthink Personal, and rearranged the feature sets of the new editions in a way that we feel makes more sense to more of you...."

The resulting versions for 3.0 will be:
• DEVONThink Pro --> DEVONThink 3.0
• DEVONThink Office --> DEVONThink Pro 3.0
- OR --> DEVONThink Server 3.0

This page lists the features of both the NEW 3.0 Pro version and Server version:
DEVONthink Editions
https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink/editions

AND here is the what's New in DEVONthink 3 page:
https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink/new
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4.3

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.5 or later
License: 
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