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