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Yep
Yep
3.5
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Organize and manage all your documents.

3.5
Based on 79 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$23.99
One-Time Purchase

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

Updated on Oct 08 2020

Version 4.0.2:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.13 or later.

  • Fixed a problem previewing files when using search mode.
View older Yep updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

9.1 MB

Downloads

154616

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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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!
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Aug 5 2015
3.6.1
0.0
Aug 5 2015
0.0
Version: 3.6.1
The current version is 3.6.2
MilkCow
MilkCow
Feb 18 2015
3.6.0
5.0
Feb 18 2015
5.0
Version: 3.6.0
Well Done! 5 from 5
gatorjim
gatorjim
Feb 18 2015
3.6.0
1.5
Feb 18 2015
1.5
Version: 3.6.0
Big issue...

YEP duplicates tags that are assigned using Hazel. Can't help but wonder what else it is doing to my tags data. Problem has existed since version 3.1... not good, to say the least! The latest update has not fixed this issue.

Trying to report any problems on the developer's web site is futile.
rw49
rw49
Nov 7 2013
3.5.3
4.5
Nov 7 2013
4.5
Version: 3.5.3
It's recently been regularly updated and it's certainly faster and seems more stable too. Personally I like this programme a lot and would be hard pressed to find another as easy to use and as useful. I've just upped my star rating for it
Mrtomato
Mrtomato
Jun 23 2013
3.1.4
4.0
Jun 23 2013
4.0
Version: 3.1.4
Yep! is one of my favorite apps. I have around 5,000+ pdf files on my hard drive and about ⅔ of them are currently locatable thanks to Yep's tag management (the other ⅓ need to be tagged). If, like me, you have a lot of research papers, books, etc. to sift through every day, Yep! offers some excellent search capabilities. Say you are looking for an article on contemporary art that contains the word "legibility." You know that one article you want to find also discusses Marcel Duchamp. If you've tagged the articles well, you can search for the word "legibility" and in the tag viewer you see the tag "contemporary art," so you click it, instantly narrowing your search results. You can then use Quick View to see which articles might be useful. You also notice a "Marcel Duchamp" tag. You click that and locate the article you had in mind. There are, of course, many variations of this type of search. Yep! does have some limitations. Perhaps the biggest unresolved and obvious bug is that if you opt to buy directly from Ironic Software, Yep! does not have an autoupdate feature. It has been like this for a year or more now. Software like this really need to have a built-in OCR engine, Yep! doesn't. An OCR engine would increase costs, but I'd pay extra for a reasonably priced plugin. I thought that Yep! had some auto-tagging feature, but I've never seen it work. I've been using Yep! for about 5 years now! Finally, I was more than annoyed and dumbfounded when I discovered that the developer deliberately imposed a 4 minute testing period on the demo version. I needed it because I was working between partitioned systems for awhile and just wanted to run the demo on the other partition (the last thing I wanted was some licensing hassle). A kind of little snitch-style 3 hour limit might be more reasonable. I don't know what a user can find out about the app in 4 minutes!
Penguirl
Penguirl
Jan 29 2013
3.1.4
2.5
Jan 29 2013
2.5
Version: 3.1.4
I am looking for a document manager to manage the 1,600 or so PDFs and 500 or so text documents that I have but do not utilize because my Documents folder is such a mess. These are my observations using Yep. Pros: 1. Does not use proprietary db resulting in fast “import.” 2. Easy to add tags and change creation date. 3. New note creation in external text editor. 4. Tag cloud, size determined by number of documents with that particular tag. 5. Dropbox.app compatible (not tested). 6. Can view documents in their default app. 7. Rate documents with stars similar to iTunes. 8. Supports saving new notes as Word 97, 03, 07, pages, pdf, odt, rtf, rtfd, html, web archive. 9. Extensive sorting options. Cons: 1. Does not use proprietary db, meaning you can screw it up externally. 2. Only searches content or filename, cannot search all. 3. New note creation only in external text editor, then they seem to disappear into the ether nowhere to be found in Yep. 4. Can view documents in their default app ONLY, Yep does not display contents natively. 5. No labels. 6. New notes default to rtfd, no option to set different default. 7. Sorting notes by date created doesn’t sort them by date created. Sigh.
pl-svn
pl-svn
Jan 18 2013
3.1.4
0.0
Jan 18 2013
0.0
Version: 3.1.4
Recently I switched from the MAS version to the "direct" one As I couldn't find a "Check for Updates" command/option in Preferences nor in any menu and wandered about what would happen when an update came out ;-) Today an update for both Yep and Leap has been released and... I only know thanks to MacUpdate: none of these apps prompts me to update :-/ but I got an email from Ironic Software, with subject "Ironic Software Upgrades", containing nothing else than... advertising for another software they sell =:-0
burkanov
burkanov
Nov 9 2012
3.1.3
2.0
Nov 9 2012
2.0
Version: 3.1.3
A highly sophisticated interface: it's truly unpredictable. Even after spending an hour with usage manual I could not know what will happen the next moment I touch something in the GUI. Don't really think it will be widely used, a very niche product. Hard to use, hard to understand.
baxsur
baxsur
Oct 30 2012
3.1.2
4.0
Oct 30 2012
4.0
Version: 3.1.2
The best products of their kind!
Ronnb
Ronnb
Sep 12 2012
3.1.0
4.5
Sep 12 2012
4.5
Version: 3.1.0
Ironic Software finally has made it so that I can purchase the upgrade and download the software without going through the MAS. The latest version I'm running from their site (3.1.1) is solid and functions well. I can now do an "open with" function inside of the app, which is very useful. I think I am fairly satisfied with the performance of the current build of this application.
Sanchai
Sanchai
Aug 8 2012
3.0.6
3.0
Aug 8 2012
3.0
Version: 3.0.6
Mac App Store version still 3.0.4. When will the new version 3.0.6 for Mac AppStore will be released?
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Jun 15 2012
3.0.3
4.5
Jun 15 2012
4.5
Version: 3.0.3
A nice approach to organize your files! Does what it says, and for people who appreciate this it will be a good time saver.
rw49
rw49
Jun 14 2012
3.0.3
4.5
Jun 14 2012
4.5
Version: 3.0.3
While I'll never understand your file system and why on earth we can't choose where to put them ourselves, I've worked out my own file system that works just fine. I've got my programmes on a 46 gbyte express card but all my data on the original HD on my Macbook Pro. I just wish we could have the opportunity to delete the file folder, even though it takes up no room when it's empty. It's aesthetically annoying! However this new version 3.0.3 is considerably faster in opening, so thanks a lot for that and, on the whole, I like this programme very much indeed and how it makes finding files so very easy.
Strob
Strob
Mar 10 2012
3.0.1
0.0
Mar 10 2012
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Where's the demo? The older listed demo above doesn't even work for Snow Leopard. How does the developer expect to generate sales without one?
Rubaiyat
Rubaiyat
Dec 14 2011
3.0.1
0.5
Dec 14 2011
0.5
Version: 3.0.1
So you want to charge me again, but it still won't find Illustrator .ai with .pdf embedded, the only use I can think of for this software?
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