List of useful Quick Look plugins for developers (by sindresorhus)


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Posts where quick-look-plugins has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-02.
  • Fed up with the Mac, I spent six months with a Linux laptop
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-02
    If you know about brew you can also find a bunch of extra quicklook plugins: https://github.com/sindresorhus/quick-look-plugins

    Works on and off for some things (video previews for example) but overall worth a quick "brew install" in my opinion.

  • What happened to Glance for Quick Look (and/or is there an alternative)?
    reddit.com/r/macapps | 2021-02-13
    This is probably the closest alternative: https://github.com/sindresorhus/quick-look-plugins
  • Apple.quarantine
    reddit.com/r/MacOS | 2021-01-03
    Since I wanted to try quick look plugins I had to turn it off because I'm using Catalina. Now I just don't know if it turn on alone or if I have to turn it on myself