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