SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight VS quick-look-plugins

Compare SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight vs quick-look-plugins and see what are their differences.


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


List of useful Quick Look plugins for developers (by sindresorhus)
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SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight quick-look-plugins
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1,509 16,886
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8.0 1.6
about 1 month ago 8 months ago
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 2021-03-26.


Posts with mentions or reviews of quick-look-plugins. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing SourceCodeSyntaxHighlight and quick-look-plugins you can also consider the following projects:

QLColorCode - QuickLook plugin for source code with syntax highlighting.

qlImageSize - QuickLook and Spotlight plugins to display the dimensions, size and DPI of an image in the title bar instead of the filename. Also preview some unsupported formats like WebP & bpg.

N1 - :love_letter: An extensible desktop mail app built on the modern web. Forks welcome!

sushi - Read-only mirror of

Mailspring-Libre - (archived) Mailspring Libre build – aiming at removing Mailspring's dependecy on a central server

3270font - A 3270 font in a modern format

termite - Termite is obsoleted by Alacritty. Termite was a keyboard-centric VTE-based terminal, aimed at use within a window manager with tiling and/or tabbing support.

syncthing-android - Wrapper of syncthing for Android.

ProvisionQL - Quick Look plugin for apps and provisioning profile files


Rectangle - Move and resize windows on macOS with keyboard shortcuts and snap areas

QuickLook - Bring macOS “Quick Look” feature to Windows