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:
Send email. Optionally attach selected files from Finder.
Search English Wikipedia (wiki).
Open URLs by typing or pasting them in Spotlight.
Eject mounted volumes (physical and network)
Search and copy emoji.
Search the web instantly from Spotlight. Type '/', followed by your search.
Updated weather plugin with both days and hour-by-hour forcast.
Place calls right from Spotlight
Immediately go to the first search result for your query.
Provides additional commands such as shutdown, restart and logout.
Creates a new reminder.
Add events to your calendar.
Translate text between English, Arabic, Spanish, Hindi, Chinese, French and German.
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