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  1. Alfred 4 Read about this workflow below. This is an update to address the new Alfred 4 data folder (thanks to xilopaint). DOWNLOAD Evernote Workflow 9 beta 4 for Alfred 4 Description Alfred 3 workflow to search and create notes in Evernote. Search Keywords ens to search in every note field ens @ to search in a selected notebook ens # to search notes with a selected tags You can use ent (search in titles only) or enr (search in reminders) or entodo (search to-do notes) or enrec (search notes updated within a week) or enu (search not
    41 points
  2. Overview Workflow to display recent Finder files and folders featuring: 5 default categories 2 custom categories Favorites, including a file action Keywords and hotkeys for Favorites and all categories apart Interaction with Open/Save dialogs and Finder Go To Folder Preview, reveal, open or use Alfred file actions Usage Show Alfred and type the keyword rec: You can also use the category keyword if you prefer to access the recent files directly, without an initial menu: Now: keyword now Folders: keyword fol Applications: keywo
    26 points
  3. surrealroad

    Reminders

    This creates a new reminder in Reminders.app Download the latest version, for Alfred v3+ and macOS 10.12+ For older versions, go here. Usage To use, just type r <some text> into Alfred. For example, r check out some of Alfred's other workflows will create a new reminder called "check out some of Alfred's other workflows". You can also include times and dates in the text and have Alfred set a reminder for that particular time. r this will capture the current application and turn it into a reminder. r help will show some built-in examples.
    20 points
  4. Description: Shows summary information about your laptop battery (charge, time, status, charge cycles, and health - % of maximum charge your battery can now hold compared to its original design capacity) Usage: enter the keyword "battery" Tested on: Mountain Lion, MacBook Pro Download: from here
    20 points
  5. Search your tabs in Safari, Chrome, Chromium, Chrome Canary, and Webkit. When you action a result, it'll bring your browser to the front and switch to the selected tab. You can also close a tab by holding down alt when actioning a result. Download from Packal Updated Feb 8, 2014: Made it more resilient to an AppleScript error that could cause a blank output. Update #2, Feb 1, 2014: Fixed regression with searching. You should be able to search anchored by words (and capital letters in CamelCase words) again. Updated Feb 1, 2014: Rewrote the workflow. It now supports copying the
    17 points
  6. Hey folks, I've been chugging away building a new version of my EggTimer extension to take advantage of Alfred 2's new features. And now it's ready for whoever would like to to have a playaround with it and see what they think: EggTimer v2.0 It will also be available at Tom's Alfred Repo, but I personally haven't had a chance to test that yet, so let me know how it goes for you. Now, it's very much a beta, as there's several things that don't work as well as I'd like yet, but I'm pretty pleased with how the integration with Alfred 2's new live results feedback via the Script
    16 points
  7. A better unit converter Download V0.6 contact thijs@designandsuch.com for questions, bugs, ideas and such try out the demo There are more unit converters available. but i didn't like the lack of speed due to the feeds. Thus i redid one myself which calculates everything on your mac. It fetches new currency data once in a while.. that's the only time when a second delay might appear. And in my humble opinion it's already better than all other unit converters around. I might add more units in the future
    15 points
  8. aiyo

    Send URL

    I have finally converted my Send URL extension into a workflow. The workflow selects the URL from the frontmost App or a URL from the Clipboard. Supported Apps are: Safari Webkit Google Chrome (Beta/Dev/Canary) Camino Opera (and Opera Next) Omniweb You can then send the URL to a variety of Apps Safari Webkit Google Chrome (Beta/Dev/Canary) Camino Opera (and Opera Next) Omniweb Firefox (and Aurora) iCab Sleipnir Paparazzi! Mail Sparrow Postbox Gmail VLC Adium (as a chat to an online contact) Droplr downforeveryoneorjustme.com and the clipboard The workflow only list the Apps
    15 points
  9. Introduction With the introduction of Alfred v2.0, the built-in iTunes mini player is now the only way to interact with my iTunes library in Alfred. However, I would prefer to quickly search for and play songs without entering the mini player first. Therefore, I created Play Song—a workflow designed to make playing songs in iTunes extremely quick and convenient. Download Download Play Song (latest) Usage Play Song enables five keywords which allow you to search for and play songs in your iTunes library. In order for Play Song to
    13 points
  10. Updated August 24, 2018 This is now a single workflow -- there are hotkeys for the following five actions: Uppercase Lowercase Capitalize - capitalizes all words (e.g. Posting A New Topic In Share Your Workflows) Title Case - capitalizes word except for "the", "in", "of" etc. according to American English title conventions (e.g. Posting a New Topic in Share Your Workflows) Sentence Case - capitalizes only the first letter of the first word & converts the rest to lower case All of these are set to Copy to Clipboard and Paste by default
    12 points
  11. Here's another little tool I've just whipped up: Get an instant list of the current time in various cities around the world. Which you can customize, of course. Main keyword: tz (for TimeZones) - this just shows the World Clock list (seen above). (Select a city for a Large Type display.) To remove a city from the list - option-select it. To add a new city - timezone add Name of City To update all cities' timezone offset information - timezone update To look up the time in a place without storing it (custom loookup), just keep typing the place name after the initial tz (eg. tz timbu
    12 points
  12. Audio Switch ================================================================================== Switch between your input sources and output devices. To install just download (or my github) and doble click the .alfredworkflow file.* To change your input source type input (it could take a little bit to load your sources), then select the one you desire The same for the output device, just type output then select your choice Since I don't have any audio device or source connected to my laptop only 1 (the default) device and source are shown.
    12 points
  13. idea4IT

    Pocket for Alfred

    Hi guys, this workflow lets you manage your Pocket list with Alfred. Features Actions to copy, visit and archive, archive and delete links from your Pocket list (fn, ctrl, alt and cmd) Hotkey to add new links from Chrome, Safari or your clipboard (ctrl + L) Action to deauthorize the workflow (shift) Background cache refresh Supports notifications Uses OAuth 2.0 to authorize the workflow Saves your access_token securely in OS X's keychain Github: https://github.com/fniephaus/alfred-pocket Download: https://github.com/fniephaus/alfred-pocket/releases/latest/ Feel free to gi
    12 points
  14. Alfred 2 Top Process Workflow The initial motive of this workflow is to avoid frequent visits to the Activity Monitor when the fan goes loud. Now it has been evolved with two major features: Suggestions are welcome. And Please go to http://zhaocai.github.com/alfred2-top-workflow/ for better view of the installation instruction. - 1) List/Kill Top Processes by Memory/CPU/IO Usage - 2) (working in progress) Get a glance of system status including internal battery, fan speed, CPU/GPU Temperature, bluetooth battery, disk capacity, etc. Usage 0. Show Help Just type -?, -h,
    12 points
  15. NOTE: This workflow has not been updated to work with Alfred 3.0 and above, and is known to cause issues. Use at your own risk. ---- Keep all the miscellaneous crap off your Desktop by sweeping everything into a "DeskDrawer" folder, which is easily accessible from our good friend Alfred. Download DeskDrawer v1.5 [updated 25 March 2014] Okay, the idea is not completely original — I've used apps like DesktopTidy and Unclutter to achieve this, but it's amazing how simple it is to replicate the basic concept with an Alfred workflow.
    11 points
  16. Download media from a plethora of sources, even when embedded in other pages. The main commands are dv to download video and da to download audio (often extracted from a video source). Both will present you with two download options, if available: the URL of your frontmost browser tab, and the URL in your clipboard. Run any option with the ⌘ modifier, and the full playlist will be downloaded. Use ⌥ and it will toggle adding to WatchList (a separate Workflow). Notifications will appear on download start and end. To see auto-refresh
    11 points
  17. Benzi

    (faster) Menu Search

    I have re-implemented ctwise's excellent implementation of the Menu Search workflow in Swift. This version is ever so slightly faster (at least on my machine ) - YMMV. Requires OSX 10.7+ Download Setup Accessibility must be enabled for Alfred in order for this to work properly. For example, in macOS Sierra, this is configured using the Security and Privacy preference pane, under the Privacy tab with the Accessibility section selected. Alfred must be included in the list of apps allowed to control your computer. This step is requir
    11 points
  18. I like mine minimal. v3 Download here (Over 1000 downloads already. Thank you all!) v2 Download here v1 Download here Although you can't see it, it has a very slight transparency letting th back show just a tad. Tip: Install the latest version and apply a blur to it. Looks SO cool.
    11 points
  19. @MVR London Did you type "reload" into Alfred? This will refresh the app cache for any apps that may no longer exist in the old location. Cheers, Vero
    11 points
  20. RodgerWW

    About This Mac

    The most current version can now be found on GitHub with very special thanks to xilopaint for continuing and modernizing the original workflow. GitHub Download. Below are my older versions which I will now leave AS-IS for reference: DOWNLOAD (For Alfred 2) DOWNLOAD (For Alfred 3) For those that need to see/copy info from the system. Just open Alfred and type "about" To RESET the workflow type "xabout" FN+ENTER will copy the selected entry to the clipboard. SHIFT+ENTER will paste selected entry to fro
    11 points
  21. I added /System/Applications to the Search Scope list in Preferences -> Features -> Default Results and now the Apple installed apps show up in Alfred
    11 points
  22. Shorten URL (v1.1) - download here Github Page: https://github.com/hzlzh/Alfred-Workflows This workflow support URL shortener like below. You can use Hotkey to trigger without open Alfred input window. goo.gl/ bit.ly/ t.cn/ j.mp/ is.gd/ v.gd/ If you want more URL shortener services added, please let me know, . How-To: Choose some long links (e.g Command + A), then press `Command + Shift +L`, choose goo.gl and you will get the short link in your clipboard with notification center triggered. Tips: How to use this workflow without copy/paste? Just use trigger HotKey, check o
    10 points
  23. Call top for an auto-updating list of processes, ordered by CPU usage. Type to filter by process name. On each process: ⌘↵ quits. ⌥↵ forcibly kills. ⌃↵ limits CPU usage. fn↵ lowers priority (increases niceness). ⇧↵ freezes. ↵ gives more granularity over the options. Download | Source
    10 points
  24. surrealroad

    Notes

    This just creates a new note in notes.app. To keep it simple, it just uses the first folder in the first account it finds. You can change this behaviour by editing providing the respective names in the "properties" in the applescript. Usage To search existing notes, type "n search_term" into Alfred. E.g. "n something I wrote yesterday" (not working in macOS High Sierra) To create a new note, just type "n note_text" into Alfred. E.g. "n something very important I will probably forget" To create a note from the clipboard, type "nclip optional_note_name" Hol
    10 points
  25. leefur

    The Minimalist

    Big update, cleaning out all the old stuff! Lots of wonderful minimal themes on here, but I think this is the minimalist. Minimalist details: We only show the path for the selected item (which is basically how you read these details anyway) That also makes it easy to see which item is selected so we don't need a highlight! Keyboard shortcuts for matches (e.g. "⌘4") are harder to use than just up/down+enter, so I hid those Uses the light weight of the system font (San Francisco) for that native, readable feel Looks best with a medium amount
    10 points
  26. Find Folder Download here: http://samvlu.com/download/Find_Folder.alfredworkflow.zip Search by folder name. Enjoy!!
    9 points
  27. jvdneut

    Menu bar search

    Hi, I've created a basic workflow that searches the system's menu bar. After having used Sublime Text's command palette I wanted to have a similar system-wide functionality. EDIT: For people that haven't worked with Sublime Text's command palette: the command palette allows you to fuzzy search the entire application menu by keyboard. This saves both time on hunting down the right menu and saves you having to remember all sorts of keyboard shortcuts. For a brief introduction on Sublime Text's command palette see https://tutsplus.com/lesson/the-command-palette/ EDIT: Better use ctwise's
    9 points
  28. I often need to do something with my last saved or changed files, like a screenshot or a file I just downloaded with CyberDuck or saved from inside an application. Normally I use "Trickster" for that task. It which gives me access to files like recently downloaded, saved or edited files in a quick way but I thought it would be cool to have this in Alfred! After a brief check of existing workflows I could not find any which does the same simple task: List files in the current users home which are modified or created in the last 48 hours. The list is sorted descending by modification tim
    9 points
  29. Transmit 4 Workflow for Alfred app Workflow for searching and opening Favorites in Transmit 4 App. It's really fast, because it reads the SQLite Database or XML datasource in latests releases of Transmit 4. There are already at least 2 Transmit workflows, but one is incompatible with latests Transmit 4 and the other, although very good, uses AppleScript to do the searching, and thus you need to wait for Transmit to open to get feedback. This is particulary slow on non SSD machines. Usage Type the keyword (default ftp) and start typing the name of the favorite to search; dead simple. Insta
    9 points
  30. Like Safari Assistant, but for Firefox. Download from GitHub. Search Firefox bookmarks Search Firefox browsing history Run bookmarklets Activate & close tabs Add you own custom scripts The workflow requires you to install a corresponding Firefox extension in order to communicate with Firefox. After installing the workflow, run ffass > Install Firefox Extension to get the extension. Once the extension is installed, everything should just work. The workflow is fairly customisable. Y
    8 points
  31. Searchio! workflow for Alfred Auto-suggest search results from multiple search engines and languages. There are a few existing workflows that provide auto-suggest results from one or the other search engine, but this includes not only multiple search engines, but also allows you to specify multiple languages/regions for your results. Supports the following search engines/websites: Google Google Images Google Maps YouTube Wikipedia Wiktionary Amazon eBay DuckDuckGo Bing Yahoo! Ask.com Yandex
    8 points
  32. Hi folks, I'm working on this new workflow which allows you to control your Gmail emails with Alfred. Features Quickly access your latest emails with Alfred Supported actions:Mark As Read/Unread Archive Move To Inbox/Trash Quick reply Add label Automatically uses a dark or light icon set depending on your current Alfred theme Background cache refresh Uses the official Gmail API to securely access your Gmail account Uses OAuth 2.0 to authorize the workflow Saves your access_token securely in OS X's keychain Feel free to give some feedback! Github: https://github.com/fniepha
    8 points
  33. Safari Assistant All-in-one workflow for Safari. Filter tabs, bookmarks (and bookmarklets), reading list and history. Several built-in actions. Easily add your own via scripts. Assign your favourite actions (or bookmarklets) to alternate actions (i.e. ⌥↩, ^↩ etc.). Download from GitHub releases. Source code. Built-in tab actions: Close Tab Close Window Close Other Tabs Close Tabs to Left Close Tabs to Right Built-in URL actions (also work on tabs): Open in Private Window Open in Default Browser Open in Chrome Open i
    8 points
  34. There is a bug in my (unofficial) Alfred-Workflow library that causes very many workflows using it to hang quite dramatically on Sierra. If you are affected (i.e. you see Alfred's CPU usage spike to 100%), Activity Monitor will show two Python processes like this (choose View > All Processes, Hierarchically), with the bottom one at ~99% CPU (this screenshot is actually of a non-misbehaving workflow): Download and run this workflow, which will update any old versions of Alfred-Workflow in your installed workflows. That should get your workflows
    8 points
  35. 2015-07-29: Version 2 released MailTo: Select multiple Contacts and/or Groups, and compose in your favourite email app Search your Contacts and compose an email to one or more recipients (or none) in your preferred email program. Also supports Groups. The main aim—versus Alfred's built-in, more comprehensive contact handling—is to make it fast and easy to select multiple recipients and especially groups. Features Search and add recipients from your Contacts database Send to Groups/Distribution Lists (they're the same thing) Also enter email addresses by hand Use any email client you
    8 points
  36. Thought I should share this workflow to search Mail.app Use the following keywords to search: emfrom to search the sender's name and email address em for a general subject + content search emsubj to search specifically for a subject line You can download it here. Enjoy! This version is suitable for both Alfred 3 and Alfred 4. Compatible with macOS versions up to Mojave. Unfortunately, due to some changes made by Apple in macOS Catalina, it's no longer possible for third-party apps to access your Mail data. This may change in th
    8 points
  37. Uni Call is an open source project and an Alfred workflow providing the fastest way to make whatever audio, video phone call or send whatever text message on your Mac OS X (ambitious . It views your Apple Contacts (we love Apple address book and iCloud as the central place for all your contact information, and makes use of those information to help you initiate your phone calls or text messages as quickly as possible. Please visit Uni Call's official project site (http://unicall.guiguan.net) for more details.
    8 points
  38. OmniFocus Task Actions Alfred 2 Workflow Master your OmniFocus tasks from Alfred Features Use Alfred to: Search for tasks Search for folders Search for projects Search for contexts Search for perspectives View tasks of a folder View tasks of a project View tasks of a context View tasks of a perspective View Inbox tasks View tasks completed today Act on your tasks:Check/Uncheck Flag/Un-flag Change Project Change context Defer start/due date Append a note Open in OmniFocus Installation Download and import into Alfred 2. Usage Keywords .of - Show list of available com
    8 points
  39. Note: the original version of this workflow utilized an unofficial API that Google Translate exposed. Unfortunately, the Google has shut down the API. There is an alternative workflow that uses the official (paid) Google Translate API that you can find here: http://www.packal.org/workflow/translate-api. It's actually pretty cheap. Here's a little ditty that interfaces with Google Translate. The upside of this one is that it gives you access to all of Google Translate's languages (or at least about 80 of them). You can enable/disable languages from inside the workflow. Find it on Pack
    8 points
  40. Note: This post is out of date as of Alfred 3.6 (which introduced AppleScript functions to set and remove variables). There is an updated version on my own site: Workflow/environment variables in Alfred. This post will not be updated due to the difficulty of editing complex posts using the forum software. Sorry. This is a brief look at how to get, set and save variables in code (i.e. in Script Filters, Run Script Actions, etc.). In Alfred 2, you had one single variable to work with: the {query} macro. Alfred 3 adds the ability to specify as many variables
    8 points
  41. About QuickCursor Altough I didn’t use QuickCursor because it was already unavailable due OSX sandbox, I find myself every now and then needing something like it. Overview You start typing in one application (e.g. a forum post, an email or a script in Apple Editor) then you realize you need a better editor or just want to type using your default text editor. The common thing to do is select the text, copy it to the clipboard, open the text Editor, start a New Document then paste the content. After done you have to select the text, copy it to the clipboard then bring the initial appli
    8 points
  42. Hi everybody, I've created a simple but (i hope) useful currency converter; this workflow support simple and complex queries like: currency € -- Current EUR/USD exchange currency € £ -- Current EUR/GBP exchange currency 12 € -- Convert 12 EUR to USD currency 12€ £ -- Convert 12 EUR to GBP currency 12 € £ -- Convert 12 EUR to GBP currency 12 EUR £ -- Convert 12 EUR to GBP currency 12 EUR to £ -- Convert 12 EUR to GBP currency from 12 € to GBP -- Convert 12 EUR to GBP currency to GBP from 3€ -- Convert 3 EUR to GBP currency to GBP 3€ -- Convert 3 EUR to GBP Here the github repositor
    8 points
  43. So here's a workflow to open the current Finder window in Terminal or iTerm, depending on what you like to stick with. Also the other way round is possible. ft: open current Finder directory in Terminal tf: open current Terminal directory in Finder fi: open current Finder directory in iTerm if: open current iTerm directory in Finder For Path Finder fans: pt: open current Path Finder directory in Terminal tp: open current Terminal directory in Path Finder pi: open current Path Finder directory in iTerm ip: open current iTerm directory in Path Finder GitHub. Direct Do
    8 points
  44. alfred-spotify-mini-player.com Find all information on dedicated website: alfred-spotify-mini-player.com Follow on Twitter @TheMiniPlayer to get all news Features Example PS: If you have a problem with the workflow, do not spend time reading the forum post, the workflow has been rewritten many times! Follow instructions from here http://alfred-spotify-mini-player.com/articles/support/ instead
    7 points
  45. Overview Rename a file or a folder selected in Finder or in Alfred Batch rename files or folders using Regular Expression Add additional steps such as find and replace, remove space, remove diacriticals, capitalize, add current date, file modified date, custom number sequence, EXIF original date etc. Quick look to preview all the new names Recent Expressions Presets, including default ones ready to be used Triggering keywords ren or regex - main workflow keyword keywords ren? or regex? - read about the workflow Hotkey - show Alfred with
    7 points
  46. Mavericks Tags - File and Email Tagging with Alfred 2 Features Show tags of a file/folder or email Add/Remove tags of a file/folder or email Search files/folders or emails with a specific tag Show list of available tags Installation Download and import into Alfred 2. Usage File Action The Mavericks Tags workflow is available as Alfred File Action: Hotkeys ⌃⌥T - Show tags of selected file in Finder ⌃⌥M - Show tags of selected email in Apple Mail Select "Add Tag" and ENTER a tag name to add it as new tag to the file/folder/email or select one of the existing tags and press ENTER
    7 points
  47. This one has been at the top of my Alfred wishlist since I downloaded my first Alfred v0.whatever beta: a workflow to open an ssh session (using the default ssh: protocol handler) with "smart" hostname autocompletion (based on ~/.ssh/config, ~/.ssh/known_hosts, /etc/hosts, Bonjour or any file containing the names of hosts you need to connect to). Comments and suggestions welcome. Download v1.3 for Alfred 2 Download v2.0 for Alfred 3 Source and Issue Tracker on github Robin Updates 2013-03-14 00:00, v0.4: rudimentary fuzzy ma
    7 points
  48. # fuzzylist Fuzzy, self-updating list filter workflow for Alfred 3 This is a workflow template - it does nothing as is. ## Usage: - create a csv file like you would for an Alfred List Filter - name the file *list.csv* and add it to the workflow directory On the initial run, the workflow will create a file list.json for output to the fuzzy search. If list.csv is modified, it will update list.json . ## Credits - uses fuzzy.py by @deanishe - https://github.com/deanishe/alfred-fuzzy ## Download workflow at https://github.com/deri
    7 points
  49. targumanu

    Safari Reading List

    This workflow allows you to view, open and add Safari reading list items. Features: View all your reading list items (keyword: RL). Search for specific items: Entering "rl apple iphone" will return reading list items whose page title or URL contains both "apple" and "iphone". View (and search) only unread reading list items (keyword: RLU). Add new items to your reading list (using keyword RLADD or hotkeys). Open all unread items (keyword: RLALL). Direct download Packal page This workflow uses the awesome Alfred Objecti
    7 points
  50. It looks like this is unmaintained, so I took the latest release, made the tweaks to suit Alfred 3 and stuck it on GitHub. Grab it at https://github.com/ihowson/EggTimer2/releases/tag/v1.0.0
    7 points
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