DEVONtechnologies Debuts DEVONthink Professional Beta

DEVONtechnologies on Thursday released the public Beta of DEVONthink Professional, which it describes as "the true paperless office for the Mac." While the developer already has DEVONthink Personal in its product line-up, the Professional edition goes beyond its sibling by offering full AppleScript support, the ability to automatically group items into categories, an online archiving feature, support for multiple databases, export to an iPod or as a Web site and more.

DEVONthink provides a way to group a projectis documents, from text documents to e-mails and Web browser bookmarks, in one database. The Professional version runs in Mac OS X v10.3.9, with some features only available to v10.4 users, and is available for download now. The Beta expires on July 31 and the final version will ship on Aug. 17. Pricing will be US$75, or $99 bundled with the research assistant DEVONagent.