Instant Fuzzy File Search for Alfred with python

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In this post, I am going to discuss about another GitHub repository Instant Fuzzy File Search for Alfred with python.


Instant Fuzzy File Search for Alfred.

List all the files inside a folder using fd, and instantly fuzzy-search through all of them using fzf, all from inside Alfred with a single keyword: fzf.


Invoke with fzf:


Search through tens of thousands of files:


Fuzzy search shows most relevant results:

search results

There’s a folder action too!

folder actions

Search even inside apps:

app bundle search

Manually create folder-specific keywords:

Alternative and comparison

Fuzzy Folders is another fuzzy search workflow that is more
configurable and customizable. Instant Fuzzy File Search doesn’t
have any plans to match all the features supported by Fuzzy Folders.
Neither does it aim to be as easy to customize. Take a look at the
table below for a quick comparison between the two.

Instant Fuzzy File SearchFuzzy Folders
Detailed help section:x:
Dedicated settings interface:x:
Configurable query length:x:
Configurable excludes:x:
Search only folders:x:
Folder action for fuzzy search
Folder-specific keywords
Search hidden files:x:
Search inside symlinked folders:x:
Search inside apps:x:
Independent of spotlight:x:
Order-independent matching:x:
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