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