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