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