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DEVONthink Standard
DEVONthink Standard
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DEVONthink Standard

Version 3.8.7

Knowledge base, information manager, and much more.

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DEVONthink Standard overview

DEVONthink Standard is your paperless office. It stores all your documents, helps you keep them organized, and presents you with what you need to get the job done.

Features:
  • 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 version 3.8.7

Updated on Nov 30 2022

Today's release brings several additions, improvements, and fixes. A major improvement is that highlights in HTML-based files can now be displayed in the Document > Annotations inspector. These highlights can also be summarized. To more easily access or show the location of replicated or duplicated files, a Reveal submenu in the contextual menu will display their locations. Aliases can now be separated by a used-defined delimiter. For Pro and Server users, in the Concordance inspector you can now export a PDF of the Related Words. Accessing information about a tag, e.g., in the Tags bar, can be done via the Info popover. The Install Add-Ons panel shows more clearly what each item is and if it is installed. For the scripters, the AppleScript support also received a number of improvements and fixes.

New
  • The contextual menu of the item list includes a Reveal submenu to reveal parent groups of replicated or duplicated items, similar to the Instances popup menu of the Info inspector.
  • Added a Get Info menu item to the popup menu of tags in tagging fields, e.g., in the Generic Info inspector or the Tags bar, to show the Info popover for the selected tag.
  • Added support for clipping from the Orion browser.
  • Added Preferences > WikiLinks > Aliases Separators to extend or change the default separators, currently a comma or semicolon.
  • Added a description to the PDF Services option in the DEVONthink > Install Add-Ons panel. In addition, this option is also marked as installed if the services have been already installed and are valid. Finally, all already installed options of this panel have now a checked checkbox.
  • Added Close All Documents smart rule script. This can be especially useful when using an On Quit event trigger.
  • Added filename AppleScript property to return a record's current filename and renamed the former "filename" AppleScript property to proposed filename.
  • Added read-only pending property to AppleScript support of records.
  • Added optional comparison argument to compare and classify AppleScript commands.
New (Pro)
  • Added an Export command to the contextual menu of the Concordance > Cloud and Concordance > List inspectors. Both inspectors can export the Related Words graph at the bottom of the pane as a PDF. The Cloud section also allows exporting the word cloud as a PDF.
Improved
  • The contextual menus of web views include commands to speak or translate selected text on macOS Ventura or later.
  • The Document > Annotations inspector supports highlighted, underlined, and strikethrough text in web documents: HTML pages, formatted notes, web archives, bookmarks, and rendered Markdown documents.
  • Tools > Summarize Highlights supports highlighted web formats: HTML pages, formatted notes, and web archives.
  • Converting documents retains the aliases of the original.
  • HTML syntax colorizing, WYSIWYG Markdown editing, and Wiki linking of plain or rich text documents are more reliable.
  • Improved recognition of Markdown metadata headers and its WYSIWYG appearance.
  • Revised WYSIWYG appearance of quoted Markdown text.
  • The system-provided highlight swatches in the contextual menu of PDFs are now functional. However, the colors are separate from those defined in Preferences > Colors and the colors cannot be changed.
  • Improved support for WebP images when converting rich text to Markdown or HTML. This includes website exports and the web server.
  • Improved highlighting of web documents.
  • Improved percent escaping of links and URLs.
  • Improved toolbar search scope handling of global and local inboxes.
  • A system-wide notification is shown every day and also every hour during the last 24 hours of the trial. In addition, the remaining trial time is immediately updated after opening databases.
  • Improved position of trial button of windows in case of a hidden toolbar.
  • New groups and feeds created via contextual or action menus of the Navigate sidebar are created as siblings of the selected group if it is collapsed. This is consistent with the behavior in the item list.
  • Corrupted or partial downloads of the Extras sidebar's feeds are ignored to avoid unnecessary notifications.
  • Clicking an item in the Instances pull-down menu of the Generic Info inspector with the Command key pressed opens the group in a new window.
  • Improved layout of the Custom Info inspector to accommodate very short or long custom metadata names.
  • The Contents > Table of Contents inspector supports also heavy and extrablack fonts used in rich text.
  • The contextual menu of the Contents > Table of Contents inspector supports Copy Page Link and Copy Frame Link with EPUB documents and videos, respectively.
  • The appearance of the Document > Annotations inspector is now independent of the displayed document type. It also filters out unsupported images and spacer images in web content.
  • The Search inspector updates automatically after scrolling PDF, web, or text documents.
  • More reliable import of attachments via File > Import > Folders & Attachments from Notes on the latest versions of macOS.
  • The alternate menu command Edit > Copy …, shown with the Shift key held, dynamically renames depending on the type of the currently displayed document, e.g., to Copy Paragraph Link for rich text files.
  • The Go > Move Focus to Sidebar command supports focusing the Reading List sidebar.
  • Scripts > Download > (Linked) Images of Page and Scripts > Download > Open Linked Images in Tabs support WebP images.
  • Improved stripping cookie consent banners.
  • Improved advertisement filter.
  • Saving and capturing web page images, e.g., via the contextual menu when viewing web content, is more reliable and retains the original data and file name, when possible.
  • Preprocessing lazily loaded images before clipping web content is faster and more reliable.
  • Relicts of former internal database trashes and downloads, e.g., due to crashes and freezes, are now moved to the system trash when opening a database.
  • Importing or indexing unknown file types is no longer logged.
  • The placeholders %clipboardLink%, %clipboard%, and %styledClipboard% honor the hidden preference RawMarkdownPasting when used in Markdown documents.
  • After installing a smart rule manually or importing smart rules or smart groups, the smart group or rule section of the Navigate sidebar of the frontmost window is automatically expanded and the imported item selected.
  • Worked around a timeout in case of scripts using the perform smart rule command to call smart rules which also use scripts. Directly calling the scripts is actually recommended instead of doing it indirectly by calling smart rules.
  • Improved reporting of AppleScript errors in case of invalid parameters.
  • The number of hits AppleScript property can now be modified by scripting, e.g., to reset the number of hits.
  • Improved retrieval of linked or embedded images of web pages via AppleScript.
  • Minor cosmetic modifications, e.g., when using the increased contrast accessibility setting.
Improved (Pro)
  • The Concordance inspector prefers lowercase for Greek words.
  • Improved handling of invalid responses for attachments. They are skipped and not added to the Download Manager.
  • Improved validating whether multiple selected items support OCR.
  • Slightly revised layout of properties of the scanner interface.
Improved (Server)
  • Up to 30 search results are now retrieved by default.
Improved (Sync)
  • More reliable synchronization of indexed files.
  • Improved support for pending items and future revisions.
  • Databases can now also be closed while verifying sync stores.
  • More reliable WebDAV timeout handling on macOS 12 and iOS 15 and later in cases of a network stalling but not timing out.
  • Improved reliability in case of indexed items located on file systems or volumes not supporting extended attributes.
  • Revised and improved logging of sync-related messages.
Fixed
  • Markdown WYSIWYG editing showed a glitch when using links in the metadata header. Fixed.
  • WYSIWYG Markdown editing in case of quoted text containing code didn't always work as expected. Fixed.
  • Web documents and Markdown previews were not always scrolled after selecting an occurrence in the Search inspector. Fixed.
  • Pasting images in rich text documents changed the active font. Fixed.
  • Pasting RTFD data, e.g. from emails, containing invalid file names could make saving edited rich text impossible. Fixed.
  • Strikethrough and underlined text didn't appear correctly in dark mode. Fixed.
  • The background of PDF thumbnails was incorrect on the latest macOS releases after copying a PDF page and using Data > New > With Clipboard. Fixed.
  • Tools > Summarize Highlights as rich text or Markdown didn't work with multiple selected rich text documents. Fixed.
  • Notes added to PDF markup annotations via the contextual menu were not immediately shown in the Document > Annotations inspector. Fixed.
  • Section or page links with URL parameters containing characters which require percent escaping didn't copy properly. Fixed.
  • Searching in PDF documents via the Search inspector could fail if the Operators & Wildcards option was enabled and the text contained diacritic characters. Fixed.
  • When searching for Greek words in the Search inspector, a rare search and highlighting issue could occur. Fixed.
  • The width of the item list in widescreen List view wasn't saved when closing windows. Fixed.
  • Drag-and-drop to the sidebar and List or Icon views in background windows didn't always work properly. Regression. Fixed.
  • The widths of the columns in the File > Restore Backup panel were incorrect. Fixed.
  • A new group created in the group selector was not used as a destination without expanding the enclosing group and selecting it manually. Fixed.
  • The Activity window didn't show very long titles correctly. Fixed.
  • The appearance of the Sorter's Take Note tab was incorrect in dark mode. Fixed.
  • The preference to Automatically reveal items could change the selection after viewing and saving Reading List items. Fixed.
  • Preferences > Files > Import wasn't automatically reselected after using a different tab once. Fixed.
  • Trial buttons weren't added to already open windows after removing the license. Fixed.
  • A rare deadlock could occur when using services and Select group was enabled in Preferences > Files > Import. Fixed.
  • Slow smart rule actions could delay the update of the user interface, e.g., the item list or sidebars, for a while. Fixed.
  • Scripting rich text documents could incorrectly cache data. Fixed.
  • The outgoing Wiki references AppleScript relationship handled plain text and rich text documents like Markdown and therefore lines looking like metadata headers were ignored. Fixed.
  • The interoperability of AppleScript with the Contacts app is flawed on macOS Ventura. Now at least the basic functionality of the Project template remains available. Fixed with workaround.
Fixed (Pro)
  • When cancelling OCR on imported scans, the item was not created. Fixed.
  • When converting emails to rich text or using the alternate email view, a memory leak could occur and temporary files were not always removed. Fixed.
  • The user interface and thumbnails weren't immediately updated after imprinting. Fixed.
  • Combo boxes, e.g., used by single line text attributes, didn't display correctly in form views on macOS Ventura. Fixed.
  • Running OCR on Apple silicon Macs crashed the app. Fixed.
  • The quality of PDFs created with the scanner interface was low on maOS Ventura. Fixed.
  • The choice in Preferences > OCR > Resolution wasn't retained. Fixed.
Fixed (Server)
  • The web interface didn't display JSON files as text content. Fixed.
Fixed (Sync)
  • A rare crash could occur when completing concurrent synchronizations of multiple sync locations. Fixed.
  • The Read status of RSS articles wasn't always merged while synchronizing. Fixed.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

146.5 MB

Downloads

827

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.14 or later
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zlazkow
zlazkow
Dec 5 2022
3.8.7
5.0
Dec 5 2022
5.0
Version: 3.8.7
wow! monster update version 3.8.7. fixes, updates, new features..! That a lot and lot of work. Still the best and no rivals. Thank you DT !
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 22 2022
3.8.3
5.0
Jun 22 2022
5.0
Version: 3.8.3
v3.4.8 is out. It has many new features and fixes, too long to list in a comment.
Gakesmith
Gakesmith
Mar 4 2021
3.6.3
5.0
Mar 4 2021
5.0
Version: 3.6.3
I have used this since 1.0 and can say it is the most useful organizer for large amounts of text and PDFs that I have found. I store several thousand 2000+ word articles and I can find anything I want as well as articles that are related that I would not have thought of. Indispensable!
time2poppop
time2poppop
Aug 13 2020
3.5.2
5.0
Aug 13 2020
5.0
Version: 3.5.2
Excellent
Filou53
Filou53
Sep 12 2019
3.0
0.0
Sep 12 2019
0.0
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. (btw, stupid question: how is it possible to insert a blank line in a comment with the new interface of post review on MU ???)
zlazkow
zlazkow
Aug 31 2019
3.0beta7
5.0
Aug 31 2019
5.0
Version: 3.0beta7
I have DEVONnote and it is a brilliant product. Did not feel the need to move to DEVONThink. Nevertheless, I did have in mind to upgrade, which was only to around $25. Now, with retiring DEVONnote and DEVONthink Personal, the developer decided to be greedy, leaving two versions: Pro at $200!!! and Standard at "only" $100 ! Thank you very much, but NO. I'll continue using DEVONnote, and maybe purchasing Yojimbo ($20) if the developer shows that he continues developing it(last update was in 2017) or EagleFiler at $40 which is actively developed. But I have a suggestion to the developer, maybe consider offering DEVONthink Light at $30 to be competitive with EagleFiler and to be more affordable ?
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Jul 18 2019
3.0beta4
0.0
Jul 18 2019
0.0
Version: 3.0beta4
The download link here is for beta 3 and NOT beta 4.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 12 2019
3.0beta3
5.0
Jun 12 2019
5.0
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 versions: 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
ylluminate
ylluminate
May 17 2019
3.0beta1
1.0
May 17 2019
1.0
Version: 3.0beta1
I'm heart broken. Long time user and having to sign off now with the new pricing scheme. Having the server at such a high price is insane for users who have become so accustomed to being able to use the web interface. Fond farewells Devon.
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