How to configure which workflows appear in Universal Actions
From emptying your Mac's trash and launching your screen saver, to hiding or quitting apps and ejecting volumes, the System Commands are brilliantly useful.
Alfred's Clipboard History feature is invaluable, allowing you to copy as many items without having to worry whether you've pasted the previous clipboard content.
Here's how you can launch the right app even when you use the wrong name!
You can save a clipped item as a snippet with cmd + S in the Clipboard Viewer
Did you know that Alfred can keep your query history? This makes it easy to quickly look through your recent queries using the up arrow to pick up where you left off.
The spacebar shortcut is the quickest way to broaden your search from your essential search results to a wider range of files just be pressing the spacebar first.
Did you know that you can show all your Alfred keywords and hotkeys if you can't recall what you've set them to?
We've created a workflow that lets you use the noble Table Flip emoticons to flip your world upside down.
More responsive hotkeys in workflows by selecting the best hotkey mode
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Running a business involves so many different responsibilities; How can Alfred help you simplify your everyday tasks?
Alfred 4 is now available for you to download; here's a quick guide to getting started with this new version.
Here's how you can create a simple workflow to get your work environment up and running, so that you can get into your work groove.
With a workflow, you can create snippets which includes formatted text and links.
Did you know you can search your browser bookmarks in Alfred?
Did you know that Alfred's Dictionary feature includes two keywords to help you broaden your vocabulary when writing?
In this post, I'm sharing five productivity booster changes you can make to the way you use Alfred. Each one should only take you a couple of minutes to set up, and could save you far more time over the year.
An incredibly quick way of searching the web without re-typing your query or manually launching a search.
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When creating workflows, did you know that you can use object alignment guides to make your workflows look all tidy? No more misaligned objects!
Did you know that Alfred can remember queries you've recently typed?
Alfred excels at speeding up repetitive tasks and making laborious jobs easier; Whether it's formatting text on the fly, manipulating text for convenience, a quick workflow is all it takes!
When you find a file in Alfred or in Finder, it's easy to take action on it; Email it, copy it, reveal it in Finder, or even create your own custom action.
Have you ever noticed the subtle change in subtext of a result in Alfred when you type a search term and press the Ctrl, Alt or Cmd key? Action modifiers are like tiny superpowers!
Did you know that there are dozens of workflow examples and templates built into Alfred to help you get started and learn how to create your own?
With macOS Sierra's release just around the corner, we wanted to share a few tips to get you up and running with Alfred as quickly as possible on a new version of Apple's operating system.
When you start using Alfred regularly to launch apps and find files, you'll quickly find that Alfred presents you with the right results. But how can you ensure you always get what you want?
As you discover Alfred 3 workflows, these tips will help you create beautiful and handy workflows.
Snippet auto-expansion is new to Alfred 3, and is an evolution of the existing Clipboard History and Snippets features we already loved in Alfred 2.
Alfred 3 is now available for you to download, so here's a guide to getting started with this new version.
We've created workflows to unit test Alfred 3 ahead of release; See how flexible workflows are becoming in v3.
Got a friend or family member who's new to Mac? If you've been looking for an introduction to Alfred, this is the perfect "Alfred 101 Guide"!
It's easy to search the web using Alfred, with web searches, custom searches, workflows and more. Take a look at 5 ways to get to the information you want even more efficiently!
Syncing your settings keeps your carefully created preferences safe. Most importantly, it also allows you to stay in sync on more than one Mac.
If you've used Alfred's Clipboard History feature, you'll no doubt agree that it feature quickly becomes an integral part of working efficiently at your Mac. We've got a few tips to help you use clipboard history to its fullest.
Alfred's calculator is conveniently easy to access; Just pop up the search box and start typing your calculation.
There are great Alfred workflows for controlling your home environment, including temperature, mood lighting and music. Take a look at some of our favourite ones.
Turn the simple OS X tags into a great way to group files and search them with Alfred.
Did you know that Alfred's Powerpack integrates with OS X's Terminal? Alfred can also integrate with third-party Terminal apps like iTerm.
Connecting your Alfred Remote to your Mac using Wi-Fi is the fastest and most reliable way. However, there are occasions where this may not be possible, so here's how you can connect using Bluetooth instead.
In this tutorial, learn how to create a workflow to launch a URL in three browsers at once by tapping an icon on your Alfred Remote for iOS.
Whether you're new to Alfred or have been a power user for years, take a look at these great tips from our Twitter followers for Alfred features you might not have known existed before.
Workflows are a great way to extend Alfred in ways that fit your particular needs and the frequent tasks in your personal routine. I've gathered a few valuable tips on organising and managing your growing collection of workflows.
This tutorial takes a look at how you can create a workflow using the same keyword for multiple actions, using Fitbit as an example.
Using Alfred's fallback searches is a great way to speed up your searches by adding your most-used sites to the list of searches you see when your term doesn't match a result on your local Mac.
Kick your keyboard control into high gear. Take a look at how you can improve your workday by adopting these ten tricks and creating a few handy hotkeys of your own.
Download our Yosemite-inspired theme for Alfred 2 for a lovely clean theme.
Clipboard History is a Powerpack feature that has saved me hours of searching for links and re-typing text. More than once, it also saved my bacon when my browser or text editor crashed.
This tutorial will walk you through creating a very simple workflow using Objects - without a single line of code. We'll create a search for images which opens your chosen result in Safari.
This tutorial will help you understand what a workflow is, how to import an existing Alfred workflow and set it up to get started with it.