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4 Best Spotlight Alternatives to Increase Your Mac’s Functionality

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  1. Alfred is an award-winning app for macOS which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords, text expansion and more. Search your Mac and the web, and be more productive with custom actions to control your Mac.

    Need help switching from Windows to Mac about 8 months ago:

    I assume you mean Windows + R, right? Use or spotlight. Alfred can do: Find apps & files.
  2. Fastest way to control Jira, GitHub and other web apps

    Typeform Navigator: My Raycast Extension about 7 months ago

    I discovered Raycast a few weeks ago, at first sight I notice the power of extensions. You can create automation and handy commands for everything.
  3. Start with a single keyboard shortcut to access and control every aspect of your digital life. Use LaunchBar and improve your workflow now.

    You're using function keys wrong about 2 months ago:

    I've been doing this for >10 years with Works great! You can also bind snippets of text, scripts, etc. I can't overstate how important it is to have a keyboard that groups function keys into "islands" of (generally) 4 so you can touch-type them. An ergonomics consultant once observed that the source of my neck pain was that I looked at the keyboard while typing. As a touch-typist, I...
  4. Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.

    Boomer Wants to Learn Mac about 3 days ago:

    Spotlight-esque apps for enhanced keyboard driven productivity (pick one): Raycast Alfred Quicksilver.