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.
Search English Wikipedia (wiki).
Search the web instantly from Spotlight. Type '/', followed by your search.
Provides additional commands such as shutdown, restart and logout.
Eject mounted volumes (physical and network)
Translate text between English, Arabic, Spanish, Hindi, Chinese, French and German.
Send email. Optionally attach selected files from Finder.
Search and copy emoji.
Place calls right from Spotlight
Add events to your calendar.
Updated weather plugin with both days and hour-by-hour forcast.
Immediately go to the first search result for your query.
Have an idea for a plugin you'd want? Request a plugin