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