SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight VS QLColorCode

Compare SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight vs QLColorCode and see what are their differences.


Quick Look extension for highlight source code files on macOS 10.15 and later. (by sbarex)


QuickLook plugin for source code with syntax highlighting. (by anthonygelibert)
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SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight QLColorCode
3 1
1,538 603
- -
7.9 0.0
about 1 month ago about 1 year ago
C++ Objective-C
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of QLColorCode. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight and QLColorCode you can also consider the following projects:

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