Set Up DEVONthink Databases

Now that you know your way around DEVONthink, it’s time to create one or more databases and start collecting information. You can set up a database with just a few clicks, but you may also want to customize (and even password-protect) your database.

Create a New Database

DEVONthink Personal automatically creates its database (it supports only one) when you first launch it. DEVONthink Professional and DEVONthink Pro Office prompt you to create a database when you open them for the first time, and for many people that single database is sufficient. But if you want to create an additional database, the process is simple:

  1. Choose File > New Database. A file dialog appears.
  2. Enter a name for your database and choose a location ...

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