Getting Started with Alfred 3 for Mac

You've installed Alfred on your Mac - Welcome to a new level of productivity!

Already familiar with Alfred and want to see what's new in Alfred 3?

New to Alfred? Take a look at our guide to your first 5 minutes with Alfred to see how you can be more productive by searching your Mac and the web more efficiently.

Discover Alfred's key features

The Features section will walk you through most of Alfred's features, allowing you to set your custom preferences and discover the essential hotkeys as you go.

Tip: Every section of Alfred's Preferences includes a question mark icon; Click it to be taken to the relevant page and find out more about the feature. Help Question Mark

Get Started With Workflows

Workflows will boost your productivity to a whole new level by helping you 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.

Click on the [+] icon in the bottom left of the Workflows preferences and take a look at the Getting Started and Examples workflows, which are annotated to show what each object does!

Appearance and Theme

Match Alfred to your desktop, your clothes or your mood. Create your own themes by choosing colours, fonts, sizes and more. Show off your design skills and share your themes with friends, and import their themes.

Discover how to customise your own themes and share them with friends.


Tips, Tricks and the Latest News

Check the Alfred blog to find out what we're up to, what's new in Alfred and how to make the most of his features!

You'll also find a great community of users on the Alfred forum, where you can share workflows, themes and ideas to be more productive.

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