Yojimbo 2.0 makes it even easier to capture information items, which is hard to imagine, but true, said Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software. The Tag Explorer provides a major new interface for working with tags, which are the primary organizational mechanism for many people. The new Quick Input Panel represents a remarkable advance forward. Every addition in Yojimbo 2.0 contributes to the quest for a digital junk drawer that is powerful yet effortless to use.
Yojimbo 2.0 introduces a Tag Explorer system which lets users navigate the contents of the Library or of Collections by selecting tags which reveal related items. The Tag Explorer filters items based on the selected tag, and simultaneously further refines available tags.
Tagging in Yojimbo 2.0 is more flexible than ever with new commands for adding, removing and setting the tags for selected items. A tag collection can now match items which have any of the specified tags, or which have all of them.
Yojimbo 2.0s enhanced Quick Input Panel accepts dragged images, sets date imported, intuits titles for untitled URLs, and supports assigning more metadata to items when theyre created, including Flagged status, Comments and Labels. The enhanced Save PDF to Yojimbo command now allows specification of a name, Tags, Flags, Label and Comments for the item.
Yojimbo 2.0 introduces a New Image command with corresponding input sheet that allows previewing and direct import of images.
An enhanced search field now offers completions for Tag and Label names. A new Clear Highlighted Search Terms option clears search terms highlighted by doing a content search, or using spotlight. Yojimbo 2.0 now retains the previous sort order and remembers which items were selected for each collection.
Double-clicking on an item in the Drop Dock now reveals the item in the main window. Yojimbo 2.0 now allows application of Labels and Tags to items with a simple drag and drop. Yojimbo 2.0 makes it easy to add any Collection to the Drop Dock.
Yojimbo 2.0 also includes fixes to reported issues and as well as some significant refinements.
Pricing and Availability
Yojimbo is available today at a suggested retail price of US$39 for an individual license; US$69 for a family-pack license for up to five people in a single household; or US$29 for an educational license. Any registered owner of Yojimbo can upgrade for $20, including individual, family and academic licenses. All licenses provide for synchronization of multiple computers.