Generate fake test data in Alfred
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Alfred Fakeum

Generate fake test data in Alfred for testing.

Download & installation

Download the workflow from GitHub, then double-click to install.

Note: Files with the extension alfred3workflow are not compatible with Alfred 2.


  • fake [<query>] — List/filter available fake data types
    • , ⌘+C or ⌘+NUM — Copy one fake datum to clipboard
    • ⌘+↩ — Paste fake datum into frontmost app
    • — Specify number of datasets to copy to clipboard
    • ⌘+L — Show generated data in Alfred's Large Text window
  • fakeconfig [<query>] — Edit workflow settings
    • An update is available / Check for update — Check for and/or install an updated version of the workflow
    • Notifications — Turn notifications on/off
      • — Toggle on/off
    • Locales — Turn locales for fake data on/off
      • — Show & edit active locales
        • [<query>] — Filter locales
        • — Toggle locale on/off
    • Documentation — Open GitHub README in your browser
    • Report Problem — Open the issue tracker in your brower
    • Get Help — Open the workflow's thread on in your browser

If you specify multiple data, e.g. fake Name ✕ 10 for 10 names, the data will be separated by newlines (\n).

In the case of Paragraph and Address types, the data will be separated by two newlines (\n\n).

Supported data types

Name Example
Name Dr. Venie Mayer DVM
First Name Mercedes
Last Name Greco
Email (corporate)
Email (free)
Email (safe)
Email domain (free)
Address C. de Aya Fernandez 34
Palencia, 60850
Street Vicolo Rudy 4
Street Name Pasadizo Miranda Rivero
City Witzenhausen
State Almería
State abbr. TN
Country Bangladesh
TLD net
Domain Name
Domain Word milani
IP Address (IPv4)
IP Address (IPv6) 4f17:280f:7cdb:0834:dac1:3841:9520:a42f
URI path app/posts/main
Corporate BS orchestrate magnetic eyeballs
Corporate catchphrase Versatile global productivity
Company De luca, Russo e Piras s.r.l.
Company suffix LLC
Paragraph Vitae atque sed soluta vero culpa ut. Vero occaecati quaerat voluptas quidem at et fugit voluptas. Quam est labore vitae consequatur. Facilis deleniti quisquam accusantium quas est magnam.
Sentence Tempore distinctio quia est nam neque.
Word quia
Date 2009-09-11
Datetime 2014-11-07 10:26:03
ISO 8601 Datetime 1983-08-30T00:44:16
Time 23:17:05
Timezone Africa/Porto-Novo
UNIX timestamp 1171262842

Supported locales

Note: Not all locales support all data types.

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Arabic (Egypt)
  • Arabic (Jordan)
  • Arabic (Palestine)
  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Chinese (China)
  • Chinese (Taiwan)
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Dutch (Belgium)
  • English (Australia)
  • English (Canada)
  • English (Great Britain)
  • English (Thailand)
  • English (United States)
  • Estonian
  • Finnish
  • French (Switzerland)
  • Georgian
  • German (Austria)
  • Ghanaian
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Nepali
  • Norwegian
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Russian
  • Slovakian
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukranian

Licensing, thanks

Icons are from Font Awesome and Material Design Iconic Font (both SIL OFL 1.1 Licence).

Alfred Fakum uses the following libraries: