Flashlight is an open platform for Spotlight, which allows developers to write plugins that extend OS X's built-in search with new features. Here are some of our favorites:
Search English Wikipedia (wiki).
Place calls right from Spotlight
Open URLs by typing or pasting them in Spotlight.
Search and copy emoji.
Immediately go to the first search result for your query.
Provides additional commands such as shutdown, restart and logout.
Translate text between English, Arabic, Spanish, Hindi, Chinese, French and German.
Eject mounted volumes (physical and network)
Send email. Optionally attach selected files from Finder.
Creates a new reminder.
Updated weather plugin with both days and hour-by-hour forcast.
Add events to your calendar.
Search the web instantly from Spotlight. Type '/', followed by your search.
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