Hookmark 6 public beta 3

Page last updated on 2023-09-03

Hookmark Version 6.0 public BETA 3 (5754; Integration v. 286) is now available for download.

Executive Summary ( Hookmark 6)

  • Hookmark now contains a Bookmarks window where you can peruse all your bookmarks. Use ⌘B to access it, or click the Bookmarks icon in the context window. Or use the global shortcut to directly open the Bookmarks window from any app.
  • The Context window has two new sections INDIRECTLY HOOKED and RELATED ITEMS. Hide and show them via Gear menu > views.
  • The PINNED and RECENT sections have been moved to the new Bookmarks window.
  • You can now search for items in the context window using ⌘F. (that keyboard shortcut will change to ⌥⌘F).
  • You can now use Hookmark in more than one macOS account at the same time.
  • Improved startup time
  • terms of end user license agreement have been improved. More changes to come.
  • and more.

Please let us know what you think in the Hookmark forum.

Core improvements to Hookmark 6 Public Beta 3

  • IMPROVED: rename Flagged to Pinned
  • FIXED an issue that affected that affected macOS Ventura (macOS 13) only, which would cause links copied from web browsers and pasted into Apple Mail to have their title set to the URL, not the title of the web page.
  • FIXED a crash

Core improvements to Hookmark 6 Public Beta 2 (build 5751)

  • NEW: Double-clicking on a row in Bookmarks window now opens the item referenced by the bookmark
  • FIXED: Hookmark does not work with Photos on Sonoma beta (Apps have the same proble…
  • IMPROVED the alignment of
  • FIXED: Labels in body of Context window are misaligned, forming a zigzag / UI anti-pattern
  • FIXED: The HOOKED link section icon (🔗) is misaligned relative to the app icons.

Integration improvements in Hookmark 6 Public Beta 2

  • FIXED: an issue reported by user wherein “Microsoft Word creates multiple bookmarks in a document, whenever I search within the document. Just a simple ⌘F (no replace, bookmark or Go To) creates a host of new bookmarks, leading to 100s of bookmarks in a long document that are of no use.”

FIXED issues involving macOS 14 (Sonoma) BETA only

  • FIXED: an issue affecting MANY apps on macOS 14 (Sonoma) BETA (Photos, Obsidian, Bear, Nitro PDF, Craft, nvUltra, Preview, QuickTime player, etc)
  • FIXED: issue affecting Skim.

Detailed release notes (Hookmark 6 )


  1. Many of these are just fixes to issues that were present in Hookmark 6.0 PRIVATE beta build. Few people had access to the private beta.
  2. Some of these changes had previously been merged into prior releases.

Voici les changements:

  • IMPROVED: Gear menu has been moved to just below the title bar; still on the right side.
  • IMPROVED: use gear menu > view to show/hide expand/collapse INDIRECTLY HOOKED and RELATED ITEMS.
  • IMPROVED: command for Copy As Markdown Link is now ⇧⌘M because ⌘M is minimize, which now applies. ( ⌘M in context window is deprecated. Not to be relied upon.)
  • New: Added a new global keyboard shortcut

  • NEW: Support Spaces

  • NEW: Support zotero 7 beta
  • NEW: upport MS Microsoft Word deep links (writing Book…
  • NEW: Added “copy link” notification for Copy link button
  • NEW: Integrate with Tim (time tracking app). Its dave gave us the script
  • NEW: Support QSpace and/or QSpace Pro
    • IMPROVED: * Place Gear button in Bookmarks toolbar and similar location for Context window
  • When RELATED or INDIRECTLY HOOKED section is refreshed, sele…
    • Click on “Show the selected bookmark in context window” button i…
  • FIXED: command+E does not toggle off search field in Hookmark window
  • FIXED:Copy as path still disable after upgrade from Standard to PRO lice…
  • FIXED:Copy as path still disable after upgrade from Standard to PRO lice…
  • FIXED: – Action menu > Hook to New crashes Hookmark; keyboard assignment problems
  • FIXED: – Caused Hookmark to crash after changing keyboard shortcut po…
  • FIXED: – Copy Link does not trigger synchronization of the added bookmark.
  • FIXED: – Hooked section first showed “Related items. 7626 • Spurious…
  • FIXED: – Hookmark crashes on opening context window with a few bookma…
  • FIXED: – Hookmark sync stopped working. Cannot pick up new bookmarks
  • FIXED: – Hooks to Volumes produce strange behaviors.
  • FIXED: – Moved window is moved back after related items populated
  • FIXED: – Place Gear button in Bookmarks toolbar and similar location for Co…
  • FIXED: – Place Gear button in Bookmarks toolbar and similar location for Co…
  • FIXED: – The first row of input window is skipped when select a row by a let… a
  • FIXED: – The shortcut for “Hook to New App As…” is not correct
  • FIXED: – unflagging bookmark in Bookmark window crashes Hookmark
  • FIXED: backward arrow does not work when navigating hooked items, infinite loop calling keyDown() Made loading linked items asynchronous.
  • FIXED: Copy link to email does not work for Hookmark Basic
  • FIXED: Hookmark does not have notification events for global shortcuts
  • FIXED: In foreground mode, Click on Hookmark Dock icon to open library…
  • FIXED: Take out Hookmark from share list
  • FIXED: “Open Hookmark window” command shows nothing, or it shows the Bookmarks window
  • FIXED: a crash
  • FIXED: Authorization instruction message is not tailored for Ventura
  • FIXED: Expand/Collapse Indirectly Hooked Items can get confused, and its gear icon keeps spinning.
  • FIXED: HOOKED section duplicated when Hookmark invoked via Finder extension.
  • FIXED: Hookmark does not have notification events for global shortcuts
  • FIXED: Hookmark doesn’t work after Bear2 update: No linkable item foun…
  • FIXED: repopulate action menu if it is not for current selected item
  • FIXED: Show/hide indirectly hooked control and state machine not working
  • FIXED: Small gap below search input field
  • FIXED possible crash when navigating between hooked items using forward and…
  • IMPROVED: – Enhance import to handle a link with valid URL but invalid bookmark.
  • IMPROVED: Add “>” to quotes returned by ‘Copy Selection and Link* (aka “co…
  • IMPROVED: left aligned Hooked and Related section label
  • IMPROVED: show/hide sidebar (C%S) command. Changed modifier.
  • IMPROVED: Sometimes Keyboard shortcuts do not work in Hookmark
  • IMPROVED: Changed place holder text for filter boxes.
  • IMPROVED: Global keyboard shortcut to bring up the bookmarks window
  • IMPROVED: Library window toolbar buttons need to have tooltips.
  • IMPROVED: More improvements to launch time
  • IMPROVED: Move open to the top of the Bookmarks window context menu.
  • IMPROVED: Revisit keyboard shortcuts design and improve its implementation in Input Window.
  • IMPROVED: Shortcuts preferences label changes

Eligibility for updates

Hookmark software updates are free to any Hookmark CogSci Apps customer with a Hookmark Updates license that was valid at the time the update was released. Hookmark Pro and Hookmark Standard each come with one year of free access to software updates.

If your Hookmark Updates license has expired and you apply this update, please note that Hookmark will revert to Basic mode until you purchase and apply an Updates license. However, you can also revert to a previous version of Hookmark that was released during your Updates License period. Upgrading from Standard to Pro includes an additional 12-month Updates license.