Alfred 5 for Mac

Alfred is an award-winning app for macOS which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords, text expansion and more. Search your Mac and the web, and be more productive with custom actions to control your Mac.

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Alfred Clipboard

Type Less, Say More

With Alfred's Clipboard History and Snippets features, there's no need to type the same URLs or responses over and over.

Use the Clipboard History to locate any text, image or file you copied earlier and paste it again.

Create your own snippets and type a short abbreviation to auto-expand them into a full text snippet, saving yourself hours of typing in the long run!

Alfred Workflows

Extend and Automate

With Alfred's Powerpack, use immensely powerful workflows to perform tasks more efficiently and cut down on repetitive manual tasks.

Link hotkeys, keywords and actions together to create your own workflows; There's no need to write a single line of code to create a workflow. Import workflows from the thousands our community of creators have shared.

Alfred Control

Control Your Music

You're the boss. Boost your productivity by controlling your Mac using Alfred's deep integration with macOS. Swiftly take action on files and contacts, control your music player and dispatch System commands.

Add some fun to your day; Turn your iPhone or iPad into a command centre for your Mac with Alfred Remote for iOS.

Alternatively, take a look at the many workflows for other music services like Spotify.

Productivity at your Fingertips

Find Apps

Find apps & files

Launch apps and find files without lifting your fingers from the keyboard.

Search Web

Search the web

Search your favourite websites with default and custom search keywords.



Perform quick maths calculations and copy the result to your clipboard.

Spell and Define

Spell & Define

Check your spelling or swiftly find the definition of a new word.

System commands

System Commands

Sleep your Mac, empty Trash, activate your screensaver and more with keywords.

Quick Look

Quick Look

Tap the Shift key to preview the content of a file without opening it.

Large Type

Large Type

Pop up a phone number or any text in large text on your screen.

Usage Stats

Usage Stats

See just how addicted to Alfred you are with your own usage stats graph.

Clipboard History

Clipboard History

Search and paste past copied text clips, images, file paths and colour hex codes.


Snippet Expansion

Save frequently used text clips as snippets, and auto-expand them anywhere.



Create or import immensely powerful workflows to boost your productivity.



Keep your hands on the keyboard and launch apps and files using hotkeys.

Navigation and Actions

Navigation & Actions

Navigate your file directory and perform actions on results.

Control iTunes


Search your music collection, browse genres or play random albums in

Recent Documents

Recent Documents

Locate recently used files and documents for your favourite apps.



Customise Alfred's colours, fonts, sizes and more. Share your themes with friends.



Find files with Alfred and attach them to a new email to a contact in a snap.



Get secure and fast access to websites with 1Password's bookmarks integration.

Default Searches

Default Searches

Use the default fallback searches or customise them for more efficient search.

Sync Settings

Sync Settings

Keep your Alfred settings in sync across your Macs.


File Buffer

Search for files and add them to your buffer to take action on all of them at once.

Shell Integration

Shell integration

Quickly open Terminal and run Shell commands from Alfred's command box.


View Contacts

Search your local Contacts and copy or take action on their details.

Getting Started

Getting Started

Comprehensive guides to get you started with workflows and new features.

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Download Alfred for free

The core of Alfred is free for you to download and use forever, with no strings attached. Alfred is the ultimate productivity tool for your Mac. Get it and see for yourself.

Alfred 5 for Mac

Get loads of app-launching, file-searching goodness for free, and boost your productivity!

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Alfred Powerpack

Control your Mac with the Powerpack's incredible features, and enjoy workflows and themes.

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Alfred Remote for iOS

Turn your iPhone or iPad into your personal command centre for Alfred for Mac.

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