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