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Yep for Mac

Organize and manage all your documents.

$23.99
In English
3.5
Based on 79 user rates

Yep overview

Yep is a document organization and management tool. Like iTunes for music or iPhoto for photos, Yep lets you search and view your documents in a comfortable interface, while offering the ability to automatically save documents into a file in your Documents folder. Yep also provides direct scanning support and new drag-and-drop text or image file creation from within the application.

What’s new in version 4.0.2

Version 4.0.2:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.13 or later.

  • Fixed a problem previewing files when using search mode.
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Yep for Mac

$23.99
In English
Version 4.0.2
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3.5

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Billalpinewalker
Billalpinewalker
Jun 3 2016
3.7.4
5.0
Jun 3 2016
5.0
Version: 3.7.4
I scan and manage a lot of PDF documents. When they are first created I put them in a folder where they can then be OCR processed, or not, depending upon their source. The next step requires YEP, I use YEP to view and then properly name each document. I often use it to combine documents, which may require me to find related documents in YEP. When I get some time, I move the processed documents into their final resting place (folders organized by type of document, subtypes, and years) in the hope that when I need to locate it I can find it even if I forget the name and/or unique keywords. I know YEP can do a lot more, but for this one task alone it's well worth the cost. When I want to find documents, I begin with Spotlight, if I can't find it, I use a spotlight based tool to dig deeper, and lastly I look in my directories to locate the document. Having several different ways to locate documents makes it easier to find documents when I need them. Someday I'll spend the time to see if something has been added to YEP that will help me be more productive, but until then, it's doing the job I purchased it for. Yes, it's a bit buggy, and some things just don't work as I expect them to, but I've managed to tame it for my needs, and I'm happy.
dfay
dfay
May 21 2016
3.7.3
1.0
May 21 2016
1.0
Version: 3.7.3
Once upon a time (ca. 2011), there was no tagging in OS X, and the developers of Yep were actively involved in developing a tagging standard called OpenMeta. Five years later, pretty much everything you can do in Yep, you can do in the Finder. But....I made the mistake of installing Yep to see if it could do some rapid, keyboard based tagging of a directory of 600 or so PDFs. Nope. It brought my Mac to a crawl. And....even though I unchecked all the "preferred locations" to try to stop it slowing my system down, it still displayed a ton of files, seemingly picked at random from across my HD. Maybe it wanted to finish what it was doing before I unchecked the preferred locations. And not only did it display them, it changed the Extended Attributes on all of them. 6000 or so. Now all of those files are detected as changed, even though I did nothing to them, by my Chronosync and Hazel rules, because Yep was copying all my OS X tags to its obsolete OpenMeta tagging system. Even though I unchecked all the locations, so it shouldn't have been messing with anything. Fortunately I have the bandwidth and storage space so backing up an extra 6000 PDFs isn't a problem, but I didn't expect that Yep could wreak such havoc on my file system so quickly, especially when I told it not to display the contents of the folders that contained these files. Avoid.
Strider72
Strider72
Mar 14 2016
3.6.1
3.0
Mar 14 2016
3.0
Version: 3.6.1
Version 2 was a downgrade. Yes, I realize that was a long time ago, and I've been waiting for them to fix the problems with the new interface; but it appears that's not going to happen.

Version 1 was an iTunes like app for storing PDFs. I used it for TONS of articles and information I saved off the web. I used it daily. Then with Version 2 they decided what people really wanted was a weak Finder replacement. Not only a weak Finder replacement, but a rehash of one of their other programs. They should have left well enough alone.

NO, I don't want to search my whole hard drive. NO, I don't want to fiddle around just to save something to the Yep catalog, or to see only those things I've explicitly save to Yep. They killed it by assuming their user all really wanted Leap. If I wanted Leap I would have bought Leap.

Yep 1 was awesome.
Dgwoodsy
Dgwoodsy
Dec 19 2015
3.6.1
4.0
Dec 19 2015
4.0
Version: 3.6.1
I own these programs paperless, idocument, devonthink personal and yep. I find myself using yep 99% of the time and always find the others lacking in some dimension. Not perfect but its better than them.
Jakob-joergensen
Jakob-joergensen
Sep 19 2015
3.6.1
5.0
Sep 19 2015
5.0
Version: 3.6.1
There is something about this app. It draws you. It involves you. You want to use it, cause it's sleek, refined and always 'straight core'. I don't even need the app for my daily use. Since the app is such a pleasure, I've started to categorise different things, like manuals and spec sheets. Just love it and can warmly recommend it!
baxsur
baxsur
Oct 7 2020
4.0
Oct 7 2020
4.0
Version: null
Billalpinewalker
Billalpinewalker
Jun 3 2016
5.0
Jun 3 2016
5.0
Version: null
dfay
dfay
May 21 2016
1.0
May 21 2016
1.0
Version: null
Strider72
Strider72
Mar 14 2016
3.0
Mar 14 2016
3.0
Version: null
Mistertom
Mistertom
Feb 8 2016
3.5
Feb 8 2016
3.5
Version: null
Dgwoodsy
Dgwoodsy
Dec 19 2015
4.0
Dec 19 2015
4.0
Version: null
Jakob-joergensen
Jakob-joergensen
Sep 19 2015
5.0
Sep 19 2015
5.0
Version: null
MilkCow
MilkCow
Feb 18 2015
5.0
Feb 18 2015
5.0
Version: null
gatorjim
gatorjim
Feb 18 2015
1.5
Feb 18 2015
1.5
Version: null
Greerjb
Greerjb
Aug 30 2014
2.0
Aug 30 2014
2.0
Version: null
Cyril-Howard
Cyril-Howard
Nov 19 2013
5.0
Nov 19 2013
5.0
Version: null
rw49
rw49
Nov 7 2013
4.5
Nov 7 2013
4.5
Version: null
Mrtomato
Mrtomato
Jun 23 2013
4.0
Jun 23 2013
4.0
Version: null
Josart
Josart
Apr 5 2013
2.0
Apr 5 2013
2.0
Version: null
Rickhazey
Rickhazey
Feb 12 2013
1.5
Feb 12 2013
1.5
Version: null
Penguirl
Penguirl
Jan 29 2013
2.5
Jan 29 2013
2.5
Version: null
Vroller
Vroller
Jan 20 2013
3.5
Jan 20 2013
3.5
Version: null
Agentkev
Agentkev
Dec 8 2012
3.5
Dec 8 2012
3.5
Version: null
c-franco-pgc
c-franco-pgc
Nov 15 2012
5.0
Nov 15 2012
5.0
Version: null
burkanov
burkanov
Nov 9 2012
2.0
Nov 9 2012
2.0
Version: null
Dasv001
Dasv001
Sep 19 2012
2.0
Sep 19 2012
2.0
Version: null
Physhbourne
Physhbourne
Sep 13 2012
5.0
Sep 13 2012
5.0
Version: null
Ronnb
Ronnb
Sep 12 2012
4.5
Sep 12 2012
4.5
Version: null
Sanchai
Sanchai
Aug 8 2012
3.0
Aug 8 2012
3.0
Version: null
Alekm28
Alekm28
Jun 21 2012
2.5
Jun 21 2012
2.5
Version: null
locmd
locmd
Jun 15 2012
1.5
Jun 15 2012
1.5
Version: null
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Jun 15 2012
4.5
Version: null
Moun10addict
Moun10addict
Jun 8 2012
2.0
Jun 8 2012
2.0
Version: null
Me-Mu
Me-Mu
Mar 31 2012
3.0
Mar 31 2012
3.0
Version: null
Mirron
Mirron
Mar 28 2012
2.5
Mar 28 2012
2.5
Version: null
Smithtim47
Smithtim47
Dec 15 2011
2.5
Dec 15 2011
2.5
Version: null
Rubaiyat
Rubaiyat
Dec 14 2011
0.5
Dec 14 2011
0.5
Version: null
StrictlyBagel
StrictlyBagel
Nov 10 2011
3.0
Nov 10 2011
3.0
Version: null
habo3
habo3
Nov 8 2011
3.0
Nov 8 2011
3.0
Version: null
rxkhem82
rxkhem82
Nov 8 2011
5.0
Nov 8 2011
5.0
Version: null
Jmax
Jmax
Oct 11 2011
2.5
Oct 11 2011
2.5
Version: null
Moviestills
Moviestills
May 13 2011
4.0
May 13 2011
4.0
Version: null
Cerfdoc
Cerfdoc
Apr 16 2011
2.5
Apr 16 2011
2.5
Version: null
Pmdf
Pmdf
Mar 23 2011
0.5
Mar 23 2011
0.5
Version: null
Duane-Fletcher
Duane-Fletcher
Mar 22 2011
5.0
Mar 22 2011
5.0
Version: null