Private Search

Instantly open a private window on your Mac



Welcome to Private Search!

Private Search is the tool for you to quickly perform a search in a private window of your favorite browser. Moreover, you can do it at anywhere and anytime with a keyboard shortcut on your Mac.


Why Private Search?

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Compatible with your favorite browser

Private Search currently supports various browsers. If you can open a new private window on your browser using the keyboard shortcut ⇧ + ⌘ + N, you are good to go! If you want to use another browser beside Safari, please enter the name of your preferred browser in the setup question. See the instruction below on how to get the name of your browser.

Go to Finder/Macintosh HD > Application > Choose your browser

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Copy the Name under Name & Extension

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We have prepared a few browser names for you.

  • Google Chrome > Google Chrome
  • Safari > Safari
  • Edge > Microsoft Edge
  • Opera > Opera
  • Cốc Cốc > CocCoc


Access Private Search at Anywhere

By going through a few setup steps, you will be able to perform a private search at anywhere and anytime.

Enable Use as Quick Action > Services Menu on your Shortcut

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Enter a keyboard shortcuts of your choice or use the default ⌥ + ⌘ + P

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Made for MacOS

Private Search is made possible for MacOS by the introduction of MacOS Monterey. Get your personal search results faster with Private Search now!


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Please feel free to leave feedback, suggestions or requests for new features in the comment below. I hope that you will find my Shortcut somewhat useful for you. Thank you!


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Latest Release Notes

1.0 - April 10, 2022, 9:29 a.m.

Welcome to Private Search!

In this version, we introduce Private Search with the following features:
- Support running on MacOS (12.3.1)
- Compatible with Safari, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Google Chrome, Cốc Cốc