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    Salmon is described as '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)' and is a File Search Utility in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Salmon for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Salmon are Listary (Freemium), Wox (Free, Open Source), Alfred (Freemium) and ueli (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 29, 2022
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    Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only...
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    1. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.
    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!.


    3. Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.

      Discontinued

      The last update was in February 2018.

    4. Alfred is a 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.
    5. Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.


    6. 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.
    7. * Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
    8. 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.
    9. 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.
    10. Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger).
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