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