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Using Python 2 workflows in macOS Monterey 12.3+

In macOS Monterey 12.3, Apple removed Python 2 from the pre-installed scripting languages, after a decade-long transition period.

If you're using workflows that use Python 2, here are a few tips to help with a smooth transition.

First, check if there's an update to the workflow; The workflow's creator may have already released a new version that doesn't depend on Python 2. You'll find this on their own website, GitHub or on the Alfred Forum.

Next, consider alternatives; In particular if you're using a much older workflow, it might be a good time to see if there is a new alternative that takes advantage of Alfred's ever-evolving features.

Many workflows have already been updated, and our community hero VĂ­tor is actively working to update any other 3rd party workflows which rely on Python 2. Take a look at the wealth of workflows that have already been updated on the official GitHub. If you'd like to suggest a workflow that needs to be updated, pop a post in the forum thread.

To use these workflows, follow our guide to installing Python 2 via Homebrew; It only takes a few minutes and you'll be back up and running.

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