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Read the Friendly Manual

Open Unix Manual Pages

Version 2024.3 by Alfred Team

This workflow requires Alfred 5.5.


Search installed manual pages via the man keyword.

Searchign for manual pages

  • Open in primary viewer.
  • Open in secondary viewer.

The viewer app set in the Workflow’s Configuration determines the generated format:

  • Alfred Text View: ASCII text.
  • Alfred PDF View: PDF.
  • PDF App: PDF.
  • Quick Look: HTML.
  • Web Browser: HTML.
  • Terminal: Standard view.

When viewing in Alfred, opens the alternative viewer.

Text View in Alfred

PDF View in Alfred