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Submitting Workflows for the Alfred Gallery

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The Alfred Workflow Gallery is in Early Access and we’re seeking your contributions: we’d love to hear about your favourite / most used workflows. You can suggest your own or other people’s.


Prerequisites for a workflow to be considered for inclusion:

  • If it has configuration, it must be done as Workflow Configuration, not Workflow Environment Variables. The transition is straightforward, rarely requiring touching any code. Ask if you need help.
  • Auto-updating must be off. Workflows available in the Gallery are updatable from Alfred and this avoids version conflicts.
  • Unsigned and non-notarised binaries cannot be included. Scripts don’t fall into this category.
  • Bundling libraries is fine (following the signing prerequisite), but they must be included from the start. The workflow must not download extra software by itself, such as (but not limited to) running a pip install or brew install or curling a binary.
    • If you have Homebrew dependencies, Alfred can help manage those. Let us know what they are.
  • Instructions in English on how to use it must be included in the About (preferred) or README (in the case of a GitHub page).
  • It must have an icon. At least 256x256 px.

To submit a workflow:

  • Create a new thread in this subforum, with the workflow’s name as the title.
  • Say if you’re the author or submitting someone else’s workflow.
  • Share a link to its thread on the Alfred Forum, if available.
  • Share a link to its main page (e.g. GitHub).
  • Provide any data necessary for review, testing, and extra screenshots. For example: if the workflow searches local PDFs or interacts with an app’s library, provide a handful of examples (5–15) which can be used/imported directly.
  • If it has dependencies, say what those are unless they are explicit in the About or README.
  • Provide screenshots, unless valid ones are in the About or README. Screenshots must be:
    • Static images (i.e. not a video or animated GIF).
    • Of the full Alfred window, with shadow and no backgroundSee end of post for instructions.
    • Retina. If you don’t have a retina screen, let us know.


Thank you for your submissions.


Taking screenshots of Alfred’s window


1. Press ⌘⇧4. You’ll get the screenshot crosshairs.

2. Hit the space bar. The crosshairs will turn into a camera icon.

3. Hover over the Alfred window. It will have a blue overlay.

4. Click.




This produces clean screenshots with a shadow and no background:




Instead of:




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