Keywurl
Keywurl
1.4b8

5.0

Keywurl free download for Mac

Keywurl for Mac1.4b8

01 April 2010

Adds keyword search to Safari address bar.

What is Keywurl for Mac

Keywurl is a small, free plugin for Safari that adds keyword search to the browser'ss address bar.

What's new in Keywurl

Version 1.4b8:
  • Keywurl should now finally work on Snow Leopard in 64-bit mode, thanks to the brilliant work of Anthony Ramine and Dave Vasilevsky.

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Werty
Werty
Oct 4 2009
1.4b7
0.0
Oct 4 2009
0.0
Version: 1.4b7
Doesn't work with me (10.6.1), this is the error I get opening safari with the plugin installed: "SIMBL ERROR Safari 4.0.3 (v6531.9) has not been tested with the plugin Keywurl (null) (v1.4.0). As a precaution, it has not been loaded. Please contact the plugin developer (not the SIMBL author) for further information."
sjk
sjk
Aug 11 2009
1.4b6
0.0
Aug 11 2009
0.0
Version: 1.4b6
Workaround for SIMBL error with Keywurl 1.4b6 and Safari 4.0.3: Change MaxBundleVersion from 5530 to 5531 in /Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/Keywurl.bundle/Contents/Info.plist
sjk
sjk
Jun 22 2009
1.4b6
0.0
Jun 22 2009
0.0
Version: 1.4b6
This may be of interest at least to some former Sogudi users: Keywurl's default shortcut overrides Safari's domain auto-matching on domainless entries in the location field. For example, entering mumble- (if there are no Top Hit, History, or Bookmark matches) uses Keywurl's default shortcut (e.g. a Google search for mumble) instead of trying to resolve mumble.com (at least). This is why I preferred Sogudi's simple method of prepending Space to invoke its default shortcut. For now my workaround is to disable Keywurl's default shortcut and assign a single '.' as a Google search shortcut. This gives Safari's domain auto-matching priority over Keywurl for handling non-shortcuts in the location field. Being used to Sogudi's behavior made it bothersome typing single words I anticipated would be handled by Safari instead of Keywurl's default shortcut.
Bertobox
Bertobox
Jun 16 2009
1.4b6
5.0
Jun 16 2009
5.0
Version: 1.4b6
Thanks for the update! I love Keywurl!! :)
gcoghill
gcoghill
Jun 9 2009
1.4b5
5.0
Jun 9 2009
5.0
Version: 1.4b5
The new beta 5 version generates an error for me with Safari 4 final. Sees Keywurl as v 1.4.0 and gives the warning window upon launch that it hasn't been loaded.
gcoghill
gcoghill
Jun 9 2009
1.4b3
5.0
Jun 9 2009
5.0
Version: 1.4b3
Just a heads up that the current version is not compatible with Safari 4 final. The dev is pretty responsive to updates so I am sure it will be updated shortly.
Uncoy
Uncoy
May 9 2009
1.4b3
5.0
May 9 2009
5.0
Version: 1.4b3
Superb free plugin. Makes Safari a joy to use. I've been using it for months. Really improves browsing experience. Stays out of your way. Something similar in Safari Stand which I've just started using for the highlighted source code.
Sw-tester
Sw-tester
Apr 13 2009
1.4b3
0.0
Apr 13 2009
0.0
Version: 1.4b3
you have to go to the DEVs site to DL the Safari 3 version. what is Keywurl running a backup of the keyword.plist every 2 minutes? way overkill. maybe backup only on quit? check your console log to see backup activity.
gcoghill
gcoghill
Feb 26 2009
1.4b3
5.0
Feb 26 2009
5.0
Version: 1.4b3
Must have plugin for Safari. Developer also released a Safari 4 version lightning quick.
Andrew-Scott
Andrew-Scott
Nov 16 2008
1.4b2
0.0
Nov 16 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4b2
Sadly Keywurl seems to conflict with Safari 3.2. What a pity, I really miss it.
Steven-Goodheart
Steven-Goodheart
Jul 16 2008
1.4b2
5.0
Jul 16 2008
5.0
Version: 1.4b2
Keywurl is awesome! I use it dozens of times of day with Safari 3.1.2 and OS X 10.5.4. (Couldn't get Sogudi to work well with my set-up.) Btw, my all-time Safari add-on, SafariStand, does keywords too, but I like Keywurl's interface better.) Setting it up is so simple and easy because of the great interface. Here are some fave searchess -- you can, of course, give your own keywords. For example, I use wk for Wikipedia searches. (Where you see "Query" below, is where Keywurl puts in its Query lozenge (it seems to automatically put in the commas where needed before and after the Query lozenge, because when you look at the expansion in Keywurl you don't see commas, but when I copied and pasted here, the commas where correctly inserted.) Anyway, Keywurl is awesome, and this might help you get started: All Music http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?P=amg&sql=,Query,&opt1=1 Amazon Search: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/index%3Dblended%26field-keywords%3D,Query Discogs http://www.discogs.com/search?type=all&q=,Query Flickr http://flickr.com/photos/tags/,Query Google Search: http://www.google.com/search?q=,Query,&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 Google Image Search: http://images.google.com/images?q=,Query,&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 Google Maps http://maps.google.com/maps?oi=map&q=,Query Internet Movie Database (IMDB) http://imdb.com/find?s=all&q=,Query MacUpdate http://www.macupdate.com/search.php?keywords=,Query,&starget=google VersionTracker http://www.versiontracker.com/php/qs.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=,Query,&srchArea=macosx&submit=Go Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=,Query,&go=Go YouTube http://youtube.com/results?search_query=,Query Of course, you can also use Keywurl to just open any website you want with a keyword -- for example, I type gn to open Google News. To add other searches, go the site your interested in, do a search there, and then copy the url into Keywurl, replacing your search keyword with one or more of Keywurl/s Search lozenges,as needed. With a little luck and experimentation, you can set up searchs at almost any web site. (You can use these Searches in SafariStand too, but there, as I recall, SafariStand uses @key& for its keyword Search field, not a graphic lozenge like Keywurl does.) Good luck!
gcoghill
gcoghill
May 1 2008
1.4b2
5.0
May 1 2008
5.0
Version: 1.4b2
After I installed PlugSuit, Keywurl no longer works. Other plugins for Safari are fine. Any ideas of what could be wrong?
drewx0r
drewx0r
Mar 21 2008
1.4b2
0.0
Mar 21 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4b2
Looks like a good program. I'm just wondering what distinguishes it from Sogudi.
Hans66
Hans66
Mar 20 2008
1.4b2
0.0
Mar 20 2008
0.0
Version: 1.4b2
The installer requires OS X 10.5. But the System Requirements says: Safari 3.0 and Mac OS X 10.4 or later?? I'm using Safari 3.1 on OS 10.4.11.
fahlman
fahlman
Mar 19 2008
1.3.3
0.0
Mar 19 2008
0.0
Version: 1.3.3
I missed this little gem when I was using the beta of Safari 3.1. I'm so glad it's back again!
Steven-Goodheart
Steven-Goodheart
Mar 19 2008
1.3.3
5.0
Mar 19 2008
5.0
Version: 1.3.3
Alright! The 1.3.3 update makes Keywurl compatible with the new Safari 3.1 update! Next day fix -- not too shabby (not as fast as SafariStand or Saft updates, which came out the same day as the new Safari, but not bad!) Glad to have this great little add-on back.
Tomdoherty
Tomdoherty
Mar 19 2008
1.3.3
0.0
Mar 19 2008
0.0
Version: 1.3.3
Does NOT work with my Safari 3.1, I got this error message - "Safari 3.1 (v4525.13) has not been tested with the plugin Keywurl (null) (vKEYWURL_VERSION). As a precaution, it has not been loaded. Please contact the plugin developer (not the SIMBL author) for further information."
Garys
Garys
Feb 28 2008
1.3.1
0.0
Feb 28 2008
0.0
Version: 1.3.1
I love this little app. I've been an Opera user for many years. My favorite feature of Opera has been the ability to use the f2 key as a shortcut and search trigger. Keywurl allows me do get the similar functionality in Safari. I don't think I'll be leaving Opera any time soon, but this closes the gap for me a little.
Gordon142
Gordon142
Feb 28 2008
1.3.1
0.0
Feb 28 2008
0.0
Version: 1.3.1
This version just gives me the following error when Safari launches: "Failed to load the Keywurl plugin. *** -[NSCFNumber objectForKey:]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x214450"
Andrew-Scott
Andrew-Scott
Feb 26 2008
1.3
0.0
Feb 26 2008
0.0
Version: 1.3
Very nice, useful software. I think it needs a bit more by way of a help file though. I tried creating a search for MacUpdate: http://www.macupdate.com/search.php?arch=all&keywords=@@@&os=macosx It works well except I can't get the keyword to stick in the Preferences file (I had to replace the expansion string for discogs). Maybe it's a bug or maybe I just can't work it out.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • Safari 4 or later, Mac OS X 10.5 or later For Tiger version or older Safari 3 version, see 'More Information'.
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