Flashlight Alternatives

    Flashlight is described as 'gives you control over Spotlight. There are tons of options for customization so you can do things how you want to. Flashlight is designed to make enhancing Spotlight easy and enhance it's usefulness on macOS 10.9 and up' and is a Application Launcher in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Flashlight for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Flashlight are Wox (Free, Open Source), Listary (Freemium), Alfred (Freemium) and ueli (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 22, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Flashing Call is a free application that notifies you of messages and incoming calls. When you receive a call or sms your device back side flash will blink. Very useful tool when you are in dark, silent or loud environment.


    2. Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.
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    3. File/Folder Launcher (FFLauncher) is a simple, very easy to use application specially designed to help you launch files and folders. This utility will also offer you the possibility to launch any item on your computer by simply pressing a previously selected hotkey.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, released in August 2016, can be still bought from the official website.

    4. With one touch you instantly turns your device into the brightest led flashlight! The application has a simple and user-friendly interface containing only the necessary things. The most essential app for every Android device!
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Phlo is the quickest way to search your favorite websites. Phlo can be summoned with a global hotkey and in a few keystrokes it lets you jump right to the search results of anything that you need to lookup on any site.
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    5. Mutate is a simple launcher inspired by Alfred for Ubuntu. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords and file actions at your fingertips.

      Discontinued

      The last commit to the GitHub repo was on November 5th, 2015.

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    6. Yal - Yet Another Launcher Yet Another Launcher Yal can help you speed up the way you interact with your Windows based PC. You can easily access your favorite programs, documents, even browser bookmarks.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      Namely is possibly the fastest way to open applications. And unlike some other launchers, it doesn't require any learning.
    7. Say goodbye to repetitive, time-consuming tasks, like hunting through your programs, folders, files, and bookmarks for the ones you need.
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