What's New

This maintenance release better handles large selections and uses Menlo Regular 11pt as the default plain text font. It improves the tab stop handling and removes the search syntax when copying to the global find pasteboard. The update also fixes several bugs and improves performance and reliability.

NOTE: Starting with this version DEVONnote requires OS X Mavericks or later.


- Navigation toolbar item of main windows supports text-only mode.
- Added '.ips.beta' to list of known plain text extensions.


- Handling of selections with thousands of items made up to 2000 times faster.
- The default plain text font is now Menlo Regular 11pt.
- Search syntax is removed before copying search queries to find pasteboard so that Edit > Find > Find Next/Previous can be used more often immediately.
- Handling of tab stops of plain text views.
- VoiceOver support.
- Parsing of '.DSStore' files.
- Handling of background tasks.


- Glitches of token fields in HUD windows.
- Glitch of Info panel.
- Corrupted '.DS_Store' files could crash DEVONnote.
- Memory leaks.

App Description

Your thoughts are important! Treat them like gold with DEVONnote. It keeps all of your notes safe in one place and helps you organize them in a way that’s meaningful to you, using its unique built-in artificial intelligence (AI).

In addition, DEVONnote treats websites like 'living' notes. View your favorite sites from within DEVONnote and manage your bookmarks like simple documents. Keep notes and related bookmarks together in one single place!

What you can do with DEVONnote:

- Jot your thoughts down as plain or rich text, and highlight important passages
- Clip data from documents or webpages using the Services or Dock menu
- Make structure out of creative chaos and connect your notes with automatic Wiki links
- Search all your notes and the rest of your Mac ecosystem from Spotlight
- Import new items or find similar documents, with a single click
- Use the integrated browser to surf the web directly from within your database

Some unique features:

- Use the improved search with advanced Boolean search operators and an unlimited complexity of search terms. Save even the most complex searches as seamlessly integrated smart groups.
- Save new notes to the inbox and file them properly later. The new trash can keeps documents up until you empty it. Unlimited undo and redo as well as immediate updating of the database files make using DEVONnote more comfortable and safe.
- Smart tags combine groups with tags in an innovative way. The three panes view inherited from DEVONthink simplifies working with your notes. Edit your files in separate tabs, document windows or in full screen mode.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 17, 2014 Initial release
  • August 07, 2014 New version 2.7.7
  • October 17, 2014 New version 2.8
  • September 17, 2015 New version 2.8.6
  • October 23, 2015 New version 2.8.7
  • November 28, 2015 Price decrease: $24.99 -> $17.99
  • December 01, 2015 Price increase: $17.99 -> $24.99
  • December 10, 2015 New version 2.8.8
  • February 09, 2016 New version 2.8.9
  • July 11, 2016 New version 2.8.11
  • August 05, 2016 New version 2.9

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