Devonthink version 4?

Question: Will there be further maintenance releases to DT 3 past .9 (current release) or should we be prepared here for DT 4?

Let me also say that I sincerely appreciate the development team’s dedication to this app. Each .x version has contained substantive improvements and features in addition to bug fixes, many of which have been in response to the community’s input.

I remember the transition from version 2 to version 3 and I was reluctant to make “the switch” because I had become so reliant on and familiar with the previous interface. But now I can say that DT3 was a fantastic redesign and upgrade and has been a game changer in terms of data collection, management, and analysis.



I’d imagine they the devs working on DEVONthink can count past 9 :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

But a bit more seriously, I’m pretty sure that even if there was a version 4 out today, there would continue to be support for version 3 for a bit until everyone is able to migrate over.


As you may remember, the last version numbers of version 1.x and 2.x were 1.9.16 and 2.11.3 respectively. Therefore no need to worry about version 4 in the near future, the next release will be 3.9.1.


there would continue to be support for version 3 for a bit until everyone is able to migrate over.

While it’s rare nowadays, I still field the occasional support ticket for DEVONthink 2.x running on older pre-Catalina Macs. While we ideally advocate newer machines, we also understand this isn’t financially feasible for everyone at all times.

But if someone is trying to keep running version 2.x on Catalina or later, sorry but they have to move to DEVONthink 3. :slight_smile:


Love it! I’m so happy DEVONthink is not on subscription model. Happy to pay for version 4 when it comes out.

My usage of DEVONthink comes in spurts. In moments I’m using it a lot. Currently, not using it much. It’s like my usage of Scrivener and Obsidian – comes and goes as my writing and research waxes and wanes. Such is life…at least for me…


I’m happy with the Devonthink product
It’s my only Digital File Cabinet, and I use it every day
I’m willing to pay for the ongoing support; one time purchase or subscription

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