Alfred Alternatives

    Alfred is described as 'productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Alfred for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is Wox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Alfred are Listary (Freemium), Keypirinha (Free), CerebroApp (Free, Open Source) and Albert (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching. Since the local search is powered by Everything you will start receiving results as you type.
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      Wox vs Alfred opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Wox is a great alternative to Alfred.
      The polish isn't there, looks like it was made 10 years ago. Kinda slow.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

      Windows exclusively. Alfred is a Mac-only program.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

    2. Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.
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      Listary vs Alfred opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Listary is a great alternative to Alfred.
      Fast and extensive configuration making it easy to find and use it everywhere.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      Support for app switching via switcheroo is terrible.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago


    3. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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      Most users think Keypirinha is a great alternative to Alfred.
    4. Cerebro is an open source and free electron-based productivity software alternative to Alfred and Spotlight. It is focused on speed and good UI and UX.
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      CerebroApp vs Alfred opinions
      Almost everyone thinks CerebroApp is a great alternative to Alfred.
      jtflynnz Customizable, nice collection of plugins, and cross platform. Some rough edges, but has advanced nicely onward.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    5. Access everything with virtually zero effort. Run applications, open files or their paths, open bookmarks in your browser, search the web, calculate things and a lot more. See wiki for more information.
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      Almost everyone thinks Albert is a great alternative to Alfred.

    6. Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the .
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    7. Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.
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      Almost everyone thinks ueli is a great alternative to Alfred.
    8. Station helps you find key information scattered across hundreds of apps thanks to a unified search nested in your browser.
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    9. An Open Source, Cross-platform Text Expander on steroids.
    10. 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.
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      Quicksilver vs Alfred opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Quicksilver is a great alternative to Alfred.
      Because it's opensource, therefore more likely to be supported in the future if it's popular
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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