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