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