This article was published on August 5, 2015

Add emoji search to Mac OS X’s menu bar


Add emoji search to Mac OS X’s menu bar
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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

There’s already a pretty easy way to bring up the emoji keyboard in OS X – ctrl + cmd + space – but here’s a nice addition to your arsenal: Emojibar.

The app, which is still really in its beta form, is a lightweight launcher that sits in your Mac’s menu bar and allows you to quickly search for the ideal ideogram for your current conversation.

Get simple emoji search right in the menubar
Get simple emoji search right in the menubar

It’s based on the Web service Emoji Searcher, is free and comes in handy if you like using emoji but don’t have my colleague Owen Williams’ encyclopaedic knowledge of them.

If you love❤️ emoji, check it out. If you don’t, well 💩.

Mojibar [Muan on GitHub]

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