Alfred 5 is here - Find out what's new

Getting Started with Alfred 5

Alfred 5 is now available; Here's a quick guide to getting started with this new version so that you can jump in right away.

Take a look at What's new in Alfred 5 to discover the many new features we've added, including the rewritten Workflow Editor, which is easier to use than ever, the fantastic Palette Search, the new Automation Tasks which help you write codeless workflows, and so much more!

Grab a new Powerpack license or upgrade your existing license to unlock the Powerpack features.

Where can I download Alfred 5?

From the Alfred homepage, install the free version of Alfred 5 to get started.

On first launch, Alfred's Migration Assistant will walk you through activating your Powerpack license, migrating your existing preferences and granting a few permissions.

Onboarding to v5

How do I activate my Powerpack license?

If you purchased your Alfred 4 license in 2022 or are a Mega Supporter, you get a free upgrade to Alfred 5. Enter your details here to request your Alfred 5 license, which will be emailed to you.

If you purchased your license before 2022 and are not a Mega Supporter, you are eligible for a discounted upgrade.

Finally, if you're new to the Alfred community, what are you waiting for? You can purchase a Powerpack license today to get access to numerous great features like workflows, clipboard history, snippets, custom theming, file navigation and so much more!

I need to recover my license, or I'm not sure which license I have

Please take a good look in your inbox(es) for the subject line "Your Alfred License", as you'll have received a copy of your license by email.

If you're unable to locate your details, get in touch from your registered email address, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. (Please be patient during this busy time, we'll aim to get back to you as soon as we can.)

Let's get started

Ready to jump in and boost your productivity with the new Alfred 5 features? You can see the full range of features on the What's New in Alfred 5 page.

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