Often, when I talk with people about macOS productivity tools, I always mention Alfred.
Then I always get a question like: "What do you use Alfred for, other than opening apps."
Then I have to think about it. Since working with Alfred is a habit of mine. That is the reason I decided to summarize my the way I use Alfred here so that I can reference it here.
Here are some of the ways I use Alfred.
This is one of the reasons; I can be quite productive without the Internet.
Second, since most of the communication, I do is in English (which is a foreign language for me). I often need to translate back and forth. Alfred has a build Dictionary. Which is great, but what I mostly use is this Google Translate workflow.
Urban Dictionary is also quite useful (especially when communicating with Americans).
For more complicated translations, I use the build in
tr Web search.
When we are on the subject. Those are the custom Web searches, I use:
Those are quite useful, especially when checking for npm packages.
Recently, I'm starting to use the Bookmark features.
I have bookmarks like:
PRs for Review,
Periscope Dashboard for Quarter,
Teams Quip Folder,
Teams Trello Board,
Facebook Messanger and so.
I also use a lot of converters like:
While drafting this post, I noticed that I use a lot of System Commands like
I use other workflows, but I think those are the major ones for me.
I often browse Packal for more new workflows.
Overall when I see something, which I'm doing a couple of times, I put it into a file then at some I check how I can automate it.