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DEVONthink 3.0

After releasing seven public beta versions in the last five months (starting with “DEVONthink 3.0 Public Beta,” 29 April 2019), DEVONtechnologies has issued the official release of DEVONthink 3.0 that irons out rough spots in the evolving upgrade to the information management app. As a reminder, the new DEVONthink now sports a single-window interface with a sidebar for quick access to databases, favorites, smart groups, smart rules, filters, and a new reading list. The redesigned Sorter also makes it easier to capture text, audio, and voice notes, screenshots, or Web clippings.

Changes since the last public beta release include support for viewing and editing PDF note annotations in macOS 10.15 Catalina without using the Annotations panel, improved HTML parser reliability in the Clip to DEVONthink browser extension, display of iCloud uploading progress when syncing, and improved handling of indexed items by resolving alias data when possible. The app also resolves an issue where edits made to Finder comments in the Annotations & Reminders inspector weren’t always saved, fixes a bug where searching in PDF documents in 10.14 Mojave didn’t support diacritics, and corrects issues when pasting links from various sources, such as Google Chrome.

DEVONthink 3.0 is available in three editions, with the standard DEVONthink 3 replacing the previous DEVONthink 2 Personal and Pro editions and DEVONthink 3 Pro and Server editions replacing the DEVONthink 2 Pro Office edition. All three current editions now require macOS 10.11.5 El Capitan or later.

The standard version of DEVONthink 3 costs $99, with DEVONthink Pro 3 priced at $199 and DEVONthink Server 3 at $499. Upgrade discounts are available for those with previous licenses purchased either directly from DEVONtechnologies or via third-party promotions. ($99 new for DEVONthink, $199 for DEVONthink Pro, and $499 for DEVONthink Server with a 15% discount for TidBITS members; upgrade pricing available; 93.3 MB; macOS 10.11.5+)

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Comments About DEVONthink 3.0

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  1. The standard version of DEVONthink 3 costs $99, with DEVONthink Pro 3 priced at $149 [Upgrade Discounts] for those with previous licenses purchased either directly from DEVONtechnologies or via third-party promotions. (…, $199 for DEVONthink Pro, … Server with a 15% discount for [TidBITS members]

    Why is V. 3 as an UG more expensive than repurchasing? Or do misread this?
    Thanks – Reinhard

  2. I can’t seem to find the Server version at the 15% discount as advertised in various posts…?!?

  3. Sorry—the $149 in there was just a typo, and I’ve fixed it. We didn’t list the upgrade pricing because DEVONtechnologies has people log in to upgrade.

    It wasn’t included originally since DEVONtechnologies didn’t think TidBITS members would be interested, but I’m checking to see if I can get them to add it.


  4. ace Adam Engst
    September 17

    Reinhard_Maag:
    Why is V. 3 as an UG more expensive than repurchasing? Or do misread this?

    Sorry—the $149 in there was just a typo, and I’ve fixed it. We didn’t list the upgrade pricing because DEVONtechnologies has people log in to upgrade.

    ‘Kay, I’ll log in ad Devon. TNX, Adam!

  5. I’ve just finished setting up my account. I understand now—the reason they don’t give upgrade pricing is that it depends on what you own now and what you’re upgrading to.

  6. Ah… thanks for checking. I was asking because the press releases mention it here on this site…

  7. OK, DEVONtechnologies has added a 15% discount for the Server version as part of the TidBITS member discount program now. Just go to your Member Benefits page for the coupon code and link.

    https://tidbits.com/membership/benefits/

  8. I just had a chance to check out the link, but it does not refer to the server version, just the regular version….

  9. Ah, sorry! The coupon code listed on the Membership Benefits site does work for DEVONthink 3 Server, but I didn’t realize the Order link needed to be tweaked as well (it does for some apps on that page but not for others). Fixed now.

  10. Once you install DT3, what can you delete that refers to DTPro 2?
    í installed DT3 and everything seems to there and to work
    Thank you

  11. From DT Support: To completely remove one of our Mac apps, please refer to the built-in help, Read Me section.

  12. I’m sorry but I cannot find Help>>Read Me

  13. Open the DEVONthink 2 Pro help from Help > DEVONthink Pro Help. Then, in the Help Viewer, search on “uninstalling” to find the Read Me entry. This file URL might work for you too…

    file:///Applications/DEVONthink%20Pro.app/Contents/Resources/DEVONthink%20Pro%20Office.help/Contents/Resources/pgs/readme-installing.html#removing

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