Snap: A better Spotlight search for macOS. (Free software)

Snap is an application which searches your Files, Contacts and Calendar events using Spotlight Metadata. It has many customization options as well as the ability to speed up your workflow by providing features like music control, clipboard history, snippet expansion and system commands like sleeping, restarting and shutting down the computer. Snap is inspired by Alfred.


  • File search
  • Calendar event search
  • Contact search
  • Generally faster than Spotlight
  • Customizable
  • Custom applications like a Music Controller
  • Clipboard History
  • Snippet Expansion
  • Actions like restarting the computer
  • User Defined Actions (custom Apple Scripts)
  • Web search
  • Uses SwiftUI
  • Completely open source


macOS (Intel and Apple Silicon) null




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Hazem Abbas

Written by Hazem Abbas

Medical Doctor by trade, but also a software developer. Linux Avid user. I write primary; open-source medical apps, dev tools and libraries I use, and off-topic like horse riding.
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