Alfred

Last modified
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Description of App

Alfred is a keyboard-driven productivity application, helping you launch apps and search your local computer as well as the web with great speed.

  • Winner of Macworld's 2012 Editor's Choice Awards
  • TUAW's Best Mac Utility of 2011
  • Mac AppStorm's Top Mac Apps 2011
  • Leo Laporte's MacBreak Weekly Pick of the Week April 2011 & more!

FEATURES:

  • Application launcher: Launch any application with a quick shortcut. Alfred will learn which apps you use often and prioritise them when you search
  • Search your Mac: Quickly find and open files, bookmarks, contacts, music and more. You will never again have to wonder just where you saved that important document.
  • Search the web: Search or launch your favourite websites: Maps, Amazon, eBay, Wikipedia and many more.
  • Calculate and Spell: Just start typing to do a quick calculation or look up spellings, definitions or synonyms and antonyms.
  • System Commands: Control your Mac with speed and efficiency. Empty trash, start the Screen Saver, restart, shut down, eject a drive and more.
  • Custom Searches: Create your own web searches for frequently used websites and wikis.

Ward off RSI - skip using the mouse with this fast and beautiful app.

Version

1.2

Free or Paid

Free

Version Of macOS App Was Tested On

10.8.2 (Mountain Lio

Accessibility Comments

The "preference" panel does have a couple of unlabeled buttons but this defect is tolerable consider how useful the app is otherwise. If you're a Mac user, you should absolutely have it!

Usability

There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.

Recommendations

2 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by Victor Tsaran 7 years 4 months ago

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