What's New

This maintenance release updates a number of plugins, improves the help integration, and fixes a number of minor issues.

- NEW: Tutorials are directly accessible from the Help menu and the front page of the Welcome Assistant.
- NEW: Express mode is compatible to the DuckDuckGo plugin.
- NEW: Action scripts receive found scanner objects, too.

- Improved: See Also drawer uses only supported URL schemes returned by DEVONthink Pro.
- Improved: Handling of feeds not containing dates.
- Improved: Scripting supports categories of Atom feeds.
- Improved: Retrieval of titles and descriptions for links, e.g. for the results of the Facebook Profiles plugin.
- Improved: Updated plugins: Medical > PubMed, Images & Videos > Webshots, and Images & Videos > Picsearch.
- Improved: Updated Tube scanner.
- Improved: Animated frame changes of tooltip of menu extra results.
- Improved: Plugin Patents > Google Patents Search updated.
- Improved: Help integration.
- Improved: Overall performance and stability.

- Fixed: Script Post > To del.icio.us doesn't require user/password anymore and uses the current tab instead of a new one.
- Fixed: Glitches of scheduled search windows.
- Fixed: Crash while browsing results.
- Fixed: Incompatibility of tab bar to Accessibility.
- Fixed: Removing user-defined XML plugins from subcategories didn't work.
- Fixed: Click to Play button in Welcome Assistant was not localized.
- Fixed: Keychain scripting is no longer used as its not available anymore on OS X 10.7 "Lion" and later.
- Fixed: Minor other user interface glitches.
- Fixed: Rare issue of search engine returning too many results in case of complex queries.
- Fixed: Cursor is now an arrow instead of an I-beam over popup and clear buttons of search fields.

App Description

DEVONagent Pro helps you search more efficiently on the web. It searches multiple sources, frees you from hunting for the really relevant results, and gives you power tools for your research.

YOUR PERSONAL META SEARCH ENGINE

DEVONagent Pro is not a simple web search engine interface. It knows how to talk to search engines — and how to squeeze the best out of them.

DEVONagent connects to as many search engines as you want, collects the data, and weeds out the junk that managed to slip through. It also scans your favorite websites and notifies you when it finds something that matches your query. It can even do all of this while you're sleeping; the results will be ready before you pour your first cup of coffee.

GET THE GOOD STUFF, SKIP THE JUNK

DEVONagent Pro is all about filtering what you don't want and giving you the best tools to find more of what you really want.

DEVONagent Pro doesn't simply trust the search engines. It filters all returned results again, allowing you to use advanced Boolean operators, proximity operators, and wildcards of unlimited complexity — something no single search engine allows you to do. DEVONagent's "scanners" can even find e.g. thumbnail galleries or linked PDF or Office documents for you. When you've found what you're looking but want a little more detail, the unique See Also list contains related pages from elsewhere in the search results, online and even from DEVONthink Pro.

THE INFORMATION YOU WANT, THE WAY YOU WANT

View the results as a list or as a smart text summary, and explore them with the topics map. Unread results are marked with a blue dot so that you don't miss the one important piece of information you're looking for. Finally, for viewing web pages there's DEVONagent Pro's specialized web browser. Extract images, RSS feeds, links, email addresses, even linked documents and save them for reference or reuse.

The integrated DEVONagent Express menu extra adds the power of DEVONagent to your menu bar and lets you run even complex searches with a single click.

SAVE YOUR RESEARCH AND COME BACK LATER

Research is not only about finding, it's about collecting data, sharing it, and using it to create something meaningful. DEVONagent Pro exports your filtered and trimmed-to-the-max research results in a variety of formats, from a simple list of bookmarks to comprehensive RTF digests and PDF reports. The searchable archive keeps them for later reference, or you can send your results to DEVONthink. You can save your search and continue later on, or even share it with others via email.

HOW DEVONAGENT PRO CAN HELP YOUR RESEARCH

Researchers: Stay up-to-date on your subject with scheduled searches. Search through specialized online databases, scan important web sites, and get smart summaries. Extract the key facts using DEVONagent Pro's research-centric web browser.

Students/Educators: Find better course materials faster, with DEVONagent Pro weed out the chaff. Cite references for your papers and extract images and lists of links with a single click. Save interesting results in DEVONagent's archive or in DEVONthink.

Journalists: Keep an eye on as many other information sources as you like and dig deeper into the subject you are writing about. Use the smart See Also function to learn more about the article you're reading. Save a search and return to it later if you get interrupted.

Lawyers: Search LexisWeb and FindLaw efficiently with advanced Boolean operations, and use See Also to find related data with a single click. Export comprehensive reports, or save the results for future reference in DEVONagent’s archive or in DEVONthink.

Power users: Use DEVONagent Pro's specialized and easily automated browser to find and collect information and file it in DEVONthink. The object pane and extensive AppleScript, JavaScript, and Automator support make it the #1 browser for DEVONthink users and enthusiasts.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 19, 2014 New version 3.7
January 29, 2014 New version 3.6
November 28, 2013 Price Decrease: $49.99 -> $34.99
October 04, 2013 New version 3.5.2
November 22, 2012 Price Decrease: $49.99 -> $36.99
September 06, 2011 Initial Release

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