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Alfred vs PowerToys: What are the differences?

What is Alfred? Productivity app for macOS. A productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.

What is PowerToys? Windows system utilities to maximize productivity. It is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with ways to squeeze more efficiency out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for individual workflows.

Alfred and PowerToys belong to "Application Launcher" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Alfred are:

  • Find Apps
  • Search Web
  • Calculator

On the other hand, PowerToys provides the following key features:

  • Window manager
  • Windows key shortcut guide
  • Maximize to new desktop widget

PowerToys is an open source tool with 8.92K GitHub stars and 343 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PowerToys's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Alfred?

A productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.

What is PowerToys?

It is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with ways to squeeze more efficiency out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for individual workflows.

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    What are some alternatives to Alfred and PowerToys?
    Cerebro
    It is cross-platform extendable open-source launcher focused on extendability, speed, good UI and UX. In most cases, you don't need to launch another application – you can see everything in Cerebro, i.e. google maps, films on IMDB, results of shell scripts or gifs
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