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Apps with 'Spotlight' feature

  1. macOS is a Unix-based operating system, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.
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    A multi-platform desktop app for watching movies and TV shows.Leonflix is a search tool for movies and TV shows. It scrapes video/file hosting websites and has the ability to stream the videos hosted on those sites.

    Use with caution

    Flagged as potentially breaking copyright or other laws


  2. FoxTrot Professional Search builds full-text index files from documents on your disks and servers, making their contents accessible in a split second.
  3. Advanced File Search Utility for Mac OS X.
  4. Save your files effortlessly and open your folders instantly. Default Folder X makes Mac OS X's Open and Save dialogs work as quickly as you do.
  5. Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only for files and folders. When you type anything in the search bar, which can be access anywhere by using a global shortcut).
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    Tembo: Easy and Effective Searching
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    Vectorworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) software program developed by Nemetschek North America that is used for drafting, technical drawing and 3D modeling. Vectorworks offers 2D, 3D, production management, and presentation capabilities for all phases of the design process.
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    TagoMan frees you from constrains of your folders.
  6. Spotlight - Random Video/Text Chat, Live Meet App Now you can instantly meet thousands of people you never met before and socialise with a single swipe using Spotlight app ! Increase your exposure to Meet more people & truly connect with them.
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    Animoto videos - music videos for your images, video clips and pictures.
  7. The Spotlight Search Metadata on your Mac is a truly remarkable thing. Given some text it is able to find all occurrences anywhere on the filesystem in the blink of an eye. At that this point your options are limited however.
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    Brow adds your Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks to the OS X Spotlight Service. Spotlight will show the bookmarks (including previews), as it already does now with Safari bookmarks, and will open them with your default web browser.
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  8. Simple. Delicious. Pukka is a richly-featured client for Delicious, Gnolia, Pinboard, and compatible social bookmarking services.

    Discontinued

    It is available free and no longer supported.

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    Conjure is the fastest, smartest launcher for Android. Use it to open apps, make calls, toggle wifi, adjust volume, and much more. Search results are prioritized according to use so your favorite apps and contacts are always a keystroke away.