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Thumbnail Navigation

Navigate the file system with previews

Version 2024.3 by Alfred Team

This workflow requires Alfred 5.5.


Search for folders with the nav keyword and press to navigate the contents in a thumbnail view. Type to filter.

Filtering for folders to search

Grid view of files

Filtering for Catan

  • Open or view file, or navigate inside folder.
  • Flip sort order.
  • Reveal in Finder.
  • Navigate to parent folder.

Viewing image

Viewing PDF

Viewing Markdown file

Alternatively, begin navigation in a folder via a Universal Action.

Navigate with Universal Action

Configure the Fast Entry section in the Workflow’s Configuration to start navigation with the contents of specified folders. Launch it via the fnav keyword or the Hotkey.

Keyword for Fast Entry Navigations