Alfred
Alfred
4.1.1

4.4

Alfred free download for Mac
02 September 2020

Quick launcher for apps and more.

Overview

Alfred is an award-winning productivity application for OS X. Alfred saves you time when you search for files online or on your Mac. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords, and file actions at your fingertips.

Loads of app-launching, file-searching goodness - free for you to download and use with no strings attached. Alfred is the ultimate productivity tool for your Mac. Get it and see for yourself.

Get the Powerpack. Discover the Powerpack, a set of incredibly powerful features, built on top of the robust core of Alfred and integrated with OS X.

  • Single license: 19 pounds (GBP) for single user
  • Family license: 29 pounds (GBP) for 5 users under one roof
  • Mega Supporter: 35 pounds (GBP) Single User with Free Lifetime Upgrades

Note: This application contains in-app and/or external module purchases.

What's new in Alfred

Version 4.1.1 (Build 1172):
  • Dynamic Placeholders
    • Add in option on placeholder insertion popup menu to contextually turn off Dynamic Placeholder expansion
    • Improve help subtext in areas which use Dynamic Placeholders
  • Tweaks to Contacts integration to defend against unexpected data
  • Show custom URL scheme in contact viewer subtext when configured for selected field
  • File System Navigation
    • Fix unexpected exit when navigating up a folder level with typed text when already at the top level
    • Prevent double slash in search field when using AppleScript to tell Alfred to browse /
  • Update AppleScript action and browse actions to recognise URL file: paths and convert them accordingly
  • Improve reliability of tap modifier actions immediately after using a hotkey to show a pre-populated view, e.g. File Navigation
  • Update Snippet Collection naming error to correctly fit in sheet
  • Improve troubleshooting guide text
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3
tobi-4
05 June 2019
Version: 4.0.1

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Slight improvement over Spotlight. Has a powerful automation system, but it's too confusing to learn how to use, and there's no place to share your scripts with other people. Keeps releasing new major versions to make the expensive powerpack upgrade obsolete.
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3
mugsuk
07 August 2020
Version: 4.1
Decent enough product, but not as simple to use as Quicksilver which is not only more powerful, but free!
(0)
5
Gazman
22 March 2020
Version: 4.0.9
Like Spotlight on steroids, especially if you have the PowerPack. One of the first apps I install on a new Mac.
(0)
DRNash
19 December 2019
Version: 4.0.7
As all too ofetn recently on MacUpdate, today's update to v 4.0.7 leads to a wrongly labelled v 4.0.6 download ("Alfred_4.0.6_1124_4.0.7.dmg"), while the real 4.0.7 is available from Running With Crayons' own page - Get your act together MacUpdate!!!
(0)
5
Scott-C-H-
16 December 2019
Version: 4.0.6
I use it alongside LaunchBar just to have a couple of features that works better for me. I prefer LaunchBar, but Alfred is the close second to me. Extremely versatile and useful in many ways. I would use it as my primary tool if LaunchBar goes belly up. For that, I already bought a Power Pack license.
(0)
3
tobi-4
05 June 2019
Version: 4.0.1
Slight improvement over Spotlight. Has a powerful automation system, but it's too confusing to learn how to use, and there's no place to share your scripts with other people. Keeps releasing new major versions to make the expensive powerpack upgrade obsolete.
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5
Gustav-Holm
31 May 2019
Version: 4.0.1
Awesome. Best app.
(1)
5
Jef4
31 May 2019
Version: 4.0.1
<3
Love the copy paste & snippsets.
(0)
5
Mrsin
30 May 2019
Version: 4.0.1
Alfred is not just another Quick launcher, it does that but so much more. It is your Mac executive assistant. If you only choose one utility, this is it.
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5
dscheimberg
12 May 2019
Version: 3.8.1
<font style="vertical-align: inherit;"><font style="vertical-align: inherit;">Me asombró apenas the utilicé, desmerescer a spotlight, auqnue todavía no la he estudiado mucho, la entrada se ve que va un paso más allá ....</font></font>
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5
Aargl
08 November 2018
Version: 3.7
There's an area in which I definitely find Alfred easier than LaunchBar, it's the Web Search (that LaunchBar calls Search Template). With a single move you define the search query AND the shortcut, while with LaunchBar, you have to switch to another app, call LaunchBar, search for your Search Template, right-clic to assign the shortcut... Until now, I've run both apps in parallel, despite an attempt to switch totally to LaunchBar a few years ago... Now I'm thinking the other way around. I still have to figure how to do a few other things in Alfred, as I've just made up my mind right now, but I'm pretty confident. :-)
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4.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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