If you’re into either Alfred or Raycast , Josh has a nice comparison of these tools from his experience using them:

… for me, in the era of paid subscription software overtaking everything, I don’t need yet another $8–10/month siphon on my bank account. By the time you’ve paid for Raycast Pro for a year, you could’ve paid for Alfred for a lifetime.

I absolutely agree. Due to Alfred being a one-time purchase and its wonderful speed and performance, I tend to agree with Josh that:

… power users (i.e., the folks who care most about getting things done as efficiently as possible) tend to gravitate towards Alfred. Conversely, users who just have a small handful of specific things they want to be easier tend to pick Raycast …


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