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Alfred 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.

What’s new in version 5.1.4

Updated on Oct 26 2023

  • macOS Sonoma
    • Remove visual glitch mitigation and fixed window size option if using Sonoma 14.1 as FB13188204 is fixed
  • Fix layout of initial Permission Request window, preventing truncated text on "Don't show again" checkbox
  • Fix the File Action workflow trigger to strictly filter for the specified file types
    • You'll now only see the trigger in Universal Actions if all given files satisfy the specified file types
  • Tweak Powerpack preferences tab layout for visual clarity
  • Update Workflow framework to tweak behaviour of nil arguments converted to argument arrays differently to improve Automation Task behaviour
  • Added alfred_workflow_description to the workflow constants to provide the Workflow's description
  • Prevent unnecessary parameters from being saved in Workflow plist when they are no longer relevant
  • Show current version in Update preferences when a new update is available
  • Tweak wording for macOS metadata reindex button to "Rebuild macOS Metadata Index"
  • Tweak Automation Tasks in workflow editor to prevent stacked event listeners
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Information

License

Free

Size

5.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.alfredapp.com/

Downloads

206070

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.14 or later
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What customer like

Customization
User Experience
Social media integration

What needs improvements

Privacy

Alfred qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
4.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
4.0
Customer support
5.0

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Nicksloan
Nicksloan
Aug 18 2023
5.1.2
0.0
Aug 18 2023
0.0
Version: 5.1.2
I cannot speak too highly of Alfred. I was a contented LaunchBar user for years until it had an issue with the Setapp version of Path Finder which Obdev didn't seem interested in fixing, so I switched to Alfred and a world of opportunity opened up. The downside is that it has cost me several days of tweaking but the upside is that it has revolutionised the way I search and navigate my Mac. Sure I could have improved my use of LB too, but the fact that Alfred has plentiful guidance and an active forum makes all the difference. It also gives the user far more customisation options, and has so far been rock solid. It's one of those apps where you think "I wish it could do that"…then find it can.
PhilipE5836
PhilipE5836
Aug 9 2023
5.1.2
0.0
Aug 9 2023
0.0
Version: 5.1.2
Quicksilver is the best.
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Jul 30 2022
5.0.1
0.0
Jul 30 2022
0.0
Version: 5.0.1
I must say, I do appreciate the never stopped intensity of the effort to update under any aspect this great gem!
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Jul 27 2022
5.0
0.0
Jul 27 2022
0.0
Version: 5.0
I'm a bit scared by the warning I had that High Sierra is almost no more supported and I wonder if I should or not upgrade (if this update is LESS effective than the one I have)
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Jul 14 2022
5.0
0.0
Jul 14 2022
0.0
Version: 5.0
Does version 5 *finally* let you assign custom letters to an app to launch?
Johninsapporo
Johninsapporo
Dec 2 2021
4.6.1
5.0
Dec 2 2021
5.0
Version: 4.6.1
Essential software. Apple should pay the developer tons of bucks and integrate it into the macos. Brilliant!
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Dec 1 2021
4.6
0.0
Dec 1 2021
0.0
Version: 4.6
The current version is 4.6.1
kozzy49-1
kozzy49-1
Aug 14 2021
4.5.1
5.0
Aug 14 2021
5.0
Version: 4.5.1
Take the time to read the manual to get full use of Alfred. He is a useful utility once you get to know him.
freddofoxxy
freddofoxxy
May 26 2021
4.3.4
3.0
May 26 2021
3.0
Version: 4.3.4
Really want to check, when I can save my time when I search for files online or on the Mac.
far_g
far_g
May 19 2021
4.3.4
5.0
May 19 2021
5.0
Version: 4.3.4
it is hard to use at first, but once you come to know it more it becomes a great addition to your mac's functionality
ozshadow
ozshadow
Dec 16 2020
4.3
5.0
Dec 16 2020
5.0
Version: 4.3
A GREAT addition to MAC functionality
mugsuk
mugsuk
Aug 7 2020
4.1
3.0
Aug 7 2020
3.0
Version: 4.1
Decent enough product, but not as simple to use as Quicksilver which is not only more powerful, but free!
Gazman
Gazman
Mar 22 2020
4.0.9
5.0
Mar 22 2020
5.0
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.
DRNash
DRNash
Dec 19 2019
4.0.7
0.0
Dec 19 2019
0.0
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!!!
Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Dec 16 2019
4.0.6
5.0
Dec 16 2019
5.0
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.
tobi-4
tobi-4
Jun 5 2019
4.0.1
3.0
Jun 5 2019
3.0
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.
Gustav-Holm
Gustav-Holm
May 31 2019
4.0.1
5.0
May 31 2019
5.0
Version: 4.0.1
Awesome. Best app.
Jef4
Jef4
May 31 2019
4.0.1
5.0
May 31 2019
5.0
Version: 4.0.1
<3
Love the copy paste & snippsets.
Mrsin
Mrsin
May 30 2019
4.0.1
5.0
May 30 2019
5.0
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.
dscheimberg
dscheimberg
May 12 2019
3.8.1
5.0
May 12 2019
5.0
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>
kozzy49-1
kozzy49-1
Apr 29 2023
5.1
5.0
Apr 29 2023
5.0
Version: 5.1
learnit77
learnit77
Apr 27 2023
5.1
1.0
Apr 27 2023
1.0
Version: 5.1
opexxx
opexxx
Nov 17 2022
5.0.5
5.0
Nov 17 2022
5.0
Version: 5.0.5
regis4
regis4
Feb 17 2022
4.6.3
5.0
Feb 17 2022
5.0
Version: 4.6.3
Johninsapporo
Johninsapporo
Dec 2 2021
4.6.1
5.0
Dec 2 2021
5.0
Version: 4.6.1
Remik_K
Remik_K
Oct 16 2021
4.6
5.0
Oct 16 2021
5.0
Version: 4.6
Globalmouser
Globalmouser
Oct 15 2021
4.6
5.0
Oct 15 2021
5.0
Version: 4.6
freddofoxxy
freddofoxxy
May 26 2021
4.3.4
3.0
May 26 2021
3.0
Version: 4.3.4
far_g
far_g
May 19 2021
4.3.4
5.0
May 19 2021
5.0
Version: 4.3.4
marrygarry001
marrygarry001
May 14 2021
4.3.4
5.0
May 14 2021
5.0
Version: 4.3.4
ozshadow
ozshadow
Dec 16 2020
5.0
Dec 16 2020
5.0
Version: null
mugsuk
mugsuk
Aug 7 2020
3.0
Aug 7 2020
3.0
Version: null
henry79
henry79
Jun 25 2020
4.0
Jun 25 2020
4.0
Version: null
Gazman
Gazman
Mar 22 2020
5.0
Mar 22 2020
5.0
Version: null
Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Dec 16 2019
5.0
Dec 16 2019
5.0
Version: null
Pereubu
Pereubu
Aug 1 2019
4.0
Aug 1 2019
4.0
Version: null
arkadiusz-janik-macupdate
Jul 10 2019
5.0
Version: null
tobi-4
tobi-4
Jun 5 2019
3.0
Jun 5 2019
3.0
Version: null
Gustav-Holm
Gustav-Holm
May 31 2019
5.0
May 31 2019
5.0
Version: null
Jef4
Jef4
May 31 2019
5.0
May 31 2019
5.0
Version: null
Mrsin
Mrsin
May 30 2019
5.0
May 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
dscheimberg
dscheimberg
May 12 2019
5.0
May 12 2019
5.0
Version: null
Vyggo
Vyggo
Feb 11 2019
4.5
Feb 11 2019
4.5
Version: null
pigerleo
pigerleo
Dec 21 2018
5.0
Dec 21 2018
5.0
Version: null
Stef-Vandenabele
Stef-Vandenabele
Dec 19 2018
5.0
Dec 19 2018
5.0
Version: null
Alex-Reynish
Alex-Reynish
Nov 30 2018
5.0
Nov 30 2018
5.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Nov 8 2018
5.0
Nov 8 2018
5.0
Version: null
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Oct 8 2018
5.0
Oct 8 2018
5.0
Version: null
david-384
david-384
Jul 5 2018
0.5
Jul 5 2018
0.5
Version: null
DrPfaff
DrPfaff
Jun 14 2018
5.0
Jun 14 2018
5.0
Version: null
ray-brooks
ray-brooks
Jun 10 2018
5.0
Jun 10 2018
5.0
Version: null
LeroyMorrison
LeroyMorrison
Apr 30 2018
5.0
Apr 30 2018
5.0
Version: null
Jlock
Jlock
Feb 23 2018
5.0
Feb 23 2018
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Feb 15 2018
5.0
Feb 15 2018
5.0
Version: null
VanRijn63
VanRijn63
Jan 8 2018
5.0
Jan 8 2018
5.0
Version: null
ether358
ether358
Oct 24 2017
5.0
Oct 24 2017
5.0
Version: null
jan_de_smet
jan_de_smet
Oct 19 2017
5.0
Oct 19 2017
5.0
Version: null
aadams
aadams
Oct 13 2017
4.5
Oct 13 2017
4.5
Version: null
Funjoy
Funjoy
Aug 3 2017
5.0
Aug 3 2017
5.0
Version: null
jeanbenoitv
jeanbenoitv
Jul 28 2017
4.5
Jul 28 2017
4.5
Version: null
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