Alfred Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Alfred for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is CerebroApp, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Alfred and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Alfred are ueli (Free, Open Source), Station (Freemium), espanso (Free, Open Source) and Quicksilver (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets.
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Clippo is the ultimate time saver for your daily work. Share and manage clipboards between your devices with no drawbacks. Save text, links and images that you have copied to your clipboard from any app.
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    2. Your Everything Search - Command E thinks just as fast as you do.
    3. Blazing fast, keyboard-driven, Apps and Web Apps launcher. Slik allows you to create organized and amazing collection of your precious apps to find them quickly. Everything is designed to be responsive, efficient and showcase your apps.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
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      Smarty Paste is the clipboard manager for Windows and Mac. It stores everything you copy and paste on Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad and keeps your clipboard history organized.
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    4. In OS X, the Dock is used as a repository for any program or file in the operating system. It can hold any number of items and resizes them dynamically to fit while using magnification to clarify smaller resized items.
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    5. ChaseApp brings all the scattered pieces of data from your cloud and computer right to you. You can search across your workspace, launch web pages and take quick actions from one search bar, such as: RSVP events, start AWS instances and more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      A simple, beautiful hotkey manager. Launch applications, execute scripts, run automator workflows and open files or folders. All of this at the press of a key combination. Apptivate 2.0 introduces hotkey sequences, which are simply a sequence of key combinations.
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    6. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Productivity tool that allows to launch everything (e.g. switch the next song, connect Bluetooth device, set a timer, etc.) so you can stay focused on your current task.
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