Overview of Alfred's features

Alfred is a productivity app for macOS. Between the core features available for free and the advanced features you can unlock with the Powerpack, you'll find a multitude of ways to speed up your work and make you more productive.

Take a look at the wealth of features below, as well as the tutorials and guides to get started.

Taking a look at Alfred's features

The links below are organised based on the order in which you'll find the sections in Alfred's Preferences. If you can't see what you're looking for, try searching via the magnifying glass in the top right corner of this page.

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General Preferences

Set your Alfred hotkey and location to get started.


The majority of your Alfred preferences are set in the Features section.


With Alfred's incredibly flexible workflows, you can extend Alfred to create your own amazing time-saving tools.

Take a look at the Workflows section for more details.


Take a look at Appearance and Theming to create custom themes with fonts and colours to match your Desktop or your mood. You'll also find various display options; number of results to show, Large Type and more.



Find out more about Alfred Remote for iOS's features.

Information on setting up Alfred Remote:



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