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