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