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