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