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