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Description

List of useful Quick Look plugins for developers

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List of useful Quick Look plugins for developers

Install

Using Homebrew

  • Run
    brew install 

Install all

brew install qlcolorcode qlstephen qlmarkdown quicklook-json qlimagesize suspicious-package apparency quicklookase qlvideo
Catalina notes

To get plugins working in Catalina, you will need to remove the quarantine attribute.

Run this to see the attributes:

xattr -r ~/Library/QuickLook

And run this to remove the attributes:

xattr -d -r com.apple.quarantine ~/Library/QuickLook

Manually

  • Click "download manually"
  • Move the downloaded .qlgenerator file to
    ~/Library/QuickLook
  • Run
    qlmanage -r

Plugins

QLColorCode

Preview source code files with syntax highlighting

Run

brew install qlcolorcode
or download manually

QLStephen

Preview plain text files without or with unknown file extension. Example: README, CHANGELOG, index.styl, etc.

Run

brew install qlstephen
or download manually

QLMarkdown

Preview Markdown files

Run

brew install qlmarkdown
or download manually

QuickLookJSON

Preview JSON files

Run

brew install quicklook-json
or download manually

BetterZipQL

Preview archives

Note: The BetterZipQL plugin was integrated with the BetterZip app.

Run

brew install betterzip
to install the BetterZip app and its Quick Look plugin or download manually

The legacy BetterZipQL plugin can be downloaded here.

qlImageSize

Display image size and resolution

Run

brew install qlimagesize
or download manually

Suspicious Package

Preview the contents of a standard Apple installer package

Run

brew install suspicious-package
or download manually

Apparency

Preview the contents of a macOS app

Run

brew install apparency
or download manually

QuickLookASE

Preview Adobe ASE Color Swatches generated with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Color CC, Spectrum, COLOURlovers, Prisma, among many others.

Run

brew install quicklookase
or download manually

QLVideo

Preview most types of video files, as well as their thumbnails, cover art and metadata

Run

brew install qlvideo
or download manually

More

These are not included in Install all.

ProvisionQL

Preview iOS / macOS app and provision information

Run

brew install provisionql
or download manually

QuickLookAPK

Preview Android APK files

Run

brew install quicklookapk
or download manually

quicklook-pat

Preview Adobe Photoshop pattern files

Run

brew install quicklook-pat
or download manually

WebP

Preview WebP images

NOTE: This is already covered by

qlImageSize
, so this plugin is listed here only in case you do not like
qlImageSize
.

Run

brew install webpquicklook
or download manually

License

CC0

To the extent possible under law, Sindre Sorhus has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.

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