When I search a file in Spotlight, it provides me a good result. But the problem is that I want to open the file in Finder, instead of directly opening the file in an application. How can I open in searched files in Finder, meaning that I want to open the folder that contains the searched files in Finder?

If I can do what I want in another application like Alfred, that will be also wonderful.

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Highlight the result in Spotlight, then press ⌘↩︎. This will open the containing folder in Finder.

Alfred will also let you do this, with a bit more customisation:

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