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Alfred vs Cerebro: What are the differences?

Developers describe Alfred as "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. On the other hand, Cerebro is detailed as "Productivity booster with a brain". 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.

Alfred and Cerebro 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, Cerebro provides the following key features:

  • Search files
  • Launch an app
  • Google maps

Cerebro is an open source tool with 6.14K GitHub stars and 384 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cerebro'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 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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    What are some alternatives to Alfred and Cerebro?
    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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