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