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