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Tip - Calculate Anything for Alfred

Date: 8th August 2023

Duration: 11:06

Show ref: SCOM1280


There are a number of different workflows that you can install with Alfred, the popular app launcher for macOS. However, one in particular has caught Lee's eye and he uses it on a daily basis to carry out currency conversions, date calculations, weight conversions and more. Calculate Anything is a versatile utility and in this video, Lee shows you how to install it, alongside the dependencies it requires to work. You also get a sneak peek into how the new Alfred Gallery will work when installing workflows.

App Review 2022

Date: 30th December 2022

Duration: 30:21

Show ref: SCOM1217


We bring you something a bit different for the last show of 2022, as Don goes through his Top 10 apps for this past year, 5 on the Mac and 5 on iPhone. He shows you how each one integrates in his daily routine.

Tip - Safari Extensions in iOS

Date: 19th October 2021

Duration: 13:42

Show ref: SCOM1092


iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 have brought with them some much requested functionality: the use of Safari Extensions. Now that developers have had time to release products that leverage them, Lee covers how to enable them and walks through the use of three particular extensions that have caught his eye: 1Password, xSearch and Noir.

Tip - Universal Actions in Alfred 4.5

Date: 24th September 2021

Duration: 09:10

Show ref: SCOM1085


Alfred is one of the most popular launcher utilities on macOS and in version 4.5, a new feature was released that takes it to yet another level. Universal Actions allow Powerpack users to take text, URLs and files and carry out actions on them directly from a hotkey.

In this special Friday tip video, Lee shows you the basics of how to configure Universal Actions as well as how to use the built-in sample workflow.

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Alfred 4 Update

Date: 3rd January 2020

Duration: 35:54

Show ref: SCOM0905


This week, Lee walks through some of the improvements made to the popular Spotlight alternative for macOS - Alfred - which is now on Version 4.

In this video, you will be shown how to configure themes from scratch, run through the new preferences setup, look at new workflow utilities such as Conditional Utility and Split and much, much more.

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Alfred 3 Workflows - Part 2

Date: 4th August 2017

Duration: 41:20

Show ref: SCOM0653


We're revisiting Alfred 3 to take a closer look at Alfred Workflows. In show 0643, we showed you how to use the basic building blocks to construct your own Alfred workflows.

In this episode, Mike Schmitz will dive deeper into some specific examples of what's possible with Alfred Workflows using several simple scripting examples.

Alfred is a really powerful application, and in this episode Mike shows you how to tie things together and solve common problems on your Mac by using specific workflows. He'll also show you some more complex examples, and point you to some great online resources if you're looking for even more workflows as inspiration.

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Alfred 3 & Workflows

Date: 30th June 2017

Duration: 51:57

Show ref: SCOM0643


Alfred 3 is a powerful application launcher and general productivity app for the Mac that makes many common actions easier and more efficient. Alfred 3 brought new features and functionality, including a complete revamp of how Alfred handles workflows. Once you understand a few essential principles about how the basic building blocks fit together, Alfred's workflows become much easier to master.

In this episode, we dive deep into Alfred's new workflow format. We'll walk you through some of the example workflows in Alfred, show you how to build your own workflows from scratch, and explain how you can quickly and easily install workflows using online workflow directories.

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Alfred Remote - Part 2

Date: 20th March 2015

Duration: 18:49

Show ref: SCOI0209


The final part of the Alfred Remote for iOS series.

In this episode I look at how to configure the different types of actions in Alfred Remote, using the supplied Alfred Snippet samples, as well as how to access your Workflows in Alfred Remote.

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Alfred Remote - Part 1

Date: 13th March 2015

Duration: 16:08

Show ref: SCOI0208


Something different! How about a control pad for your Mac?

I've covered remote access solutions to control your Mac, but usually these are aimed at working from a remote location. Alfred Remote allows you to configure your iPad or iPhone to control your Mac locally.

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Alfred Refresher & 9 Killer Workflows

Date: 28th June 2014

Duration: 58:00

Show ref: SCOM0458


Something different this week, a live episode of ScreenCastsOnline!

Direct from MacMania17, I've included one of the live sessions as this week's Mac show, covering a refresher on Alfred, as well as a look at 9 killer workflows to boost your productivity.

Take a look at the video page for a full list of links to the workflows.

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Alfred v2 Masterclass - Part 3

Date: 13th April 2013

Duration: 40:20

Show ref: SCOM0395


The third and final (for now) part of the Alfred v2 Masterclass!

Alfred v2 has been re-written from the ground up to be faster, more efficient and easier to use.

This week, I finally take a look at the brand new workflows feature of Alfred v2, accessible via the optional Powerpack.

I think you'll be impressed!

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Alfred v2 Masterclass - Part 2

Date: 6th April 2013

Duration: 28:02

Show ref: SCOM0394


Continuing on from last week, it's part 2 of an Alfred v2 Masterclass!

Alfred v2 has been re-written from the ground up to be faster, more efficient and easier to use.

According to the Alfred blog, less than 15% of Alfred v1′s code was reused and every feature has been carefully improved. In addition, they've added in some neat new features, including WorkFlow, a highly customisable replacement for Extensions and Hot Keys.

This week, I take a look at some of the changes to the built in features of Alfred v2 with the optional Powerpack.

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Alfred v2 Masterclass - Part 1

Date: 30th March 2013

Duration: 31:51

Show ref: SCOM0393


Alfred v2 has just been released, and this week, it's part 1 of an Alfred v2 Masterclass!

Alfred v2 has been re-written from the ground up to be faster, more efficient and easier to use.

According to the Alfred blog, less than 15% of Alfred v1′s code was reused and every feature has been carefully improved. In addition, they've added in some neat new features, including WorkFlow, a highly customisable replacement for Extensions and Hot Keys.

This week, I start from scratch and take you through some of the basics of Alfred, cover some of the changes, and demonstrate how to customise Alfred's default behaviour.

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MacMontage 23 and Alfred 1.2

Date: 11th May 2012

Duration: 31:00

Show ref: SCOM0346


Initially this started out as a standard macMontage show, but ended up covering a lot of the recent Alfred update.

The first part is a look at the new features introduced in Alfred 1.2, a fairly major update with some great integration with 1Password, and now support for large type.

I also include a peek behind the curtain to show you how I've configured my new Thunderbolt drive into multiple partitions, as well as the reasons why I did it, and how I manage them.

Finishing off with looking at running some AppleScripts in various ways to unmount partitions.

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Alfred - Part 2 - PowerPack

Date: 6th January 2012

Duration: 42:26

Show ref: SCOM0328


As promised, it's time to check out some of the more advanced features of Alfred, the superb application launcher and productivity enhancer from Running with Crayons. I covered the basic operations of the free version of Alfred in a previous show (SCO0325).

In this week's show, I take a look at some of the more advanced features, enabled by the installation of the optional PowerPack module.

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Alfred - Part 1

Date: 16th December 2011

Duration: 32:30

Show ref: SCOM0325


One of the best ways you can improve your productivity is to learn lots of keyboard commands so that you can control your Mac, without having to take your hands off the keyboard. Or maybe you like what you see with the iPad and iPhone and decided to get a Mac?

This is the second part of a multi-part series to be spread out over the next month or two, to bring you up to speed on the basics of using a Mac.

This week, I start off by taking a look at the free version of Alfred (available via the Mac App Store) and see what basic functionality is included. If you've never used an application launcher before, you may be impressed with what's available "out of the box".