Spotlight is the Mac’s built-in search technology, originally introduced in Tiger’s.


Date Link Notes
Apr 3 Create good queries in Spotlight Useful reference to hand off to newbies
Older Precipitate allows you to index Google Docs documents with Spotlight
Spotmeta and Punakea help you manage metadata.
Google Importer Importer
ZIP file indexing plugin
The Power of mdfind Spotlight’s CLI interface.
Developer Overview includes links to query syntax and command-line utilities’ reference.
Python metadata importer
Using photo metadata