Setapp’s New AI Search Just Gave Me a Great Plain Text App Suggestion
There’s a good reason it only suggested 1 app, when there are actually 6 to choose from
I’m in favour of the intentional, constructive use of AI for tasks that wouldn’t benefit from a purely human touch.
That’s why I love that my washing machine can sense how large a load is, and adjust its water level and cycle length to match. It’s also why I will never get AI to write articles like this, and pass them off as my own work.
Search? Yes please! I think it’s smart to have AI look for things in seconds that would take us hours on our own.
Why just one suggestion?
Setapp, my favourite Mac subscription of all time, recently released an AI-powered search assistant. I tried it out with a search for “plain text”, and was presented with only one app: TaskPaper.
It’s a great app, make no mistake. I use TaskPaper daily, and if I wasn’t a Setapp subscriber I’d have bought it outright, no question.
But what about the rest? The other fine apps available through Setapp that are either plain text compatible, or great compa…
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to Plain Text. Paper, Less. to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.