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Peep
Peep
2.3.5
4.1
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Peep free download for Mac

Peep for Mac2.3.5

30 July 2020

File viewer and text encoding conversion utility.

What is Peep for Mac

Peep is a file-viewing and text-encoding utility which is useful when programming, when experiencing text encoding problems, or when you need to extract information from a file that you can't open otherwise. Its data-extraction functionality allows you to view files in a 'hexeditor' style; it's not intended to be an editor, but rather to inspect, access, or sort out encoding problems. It lets you:

  • View any file in detail, view / save in any text encoding
  • Displays each byte as data (decimal or hex notation) or as text
  • Can take text directly from the clipboard
  • Try different text encodings to find the correct one or the best fit
  • Attempts to filter the text from a proprietary format
  • Saves a text file using the same or another encoding

There are many different text encoding systems (ways of representing characters within a file) and a file doesn't necessarily carry information about the encoding that was used when it was saved. This can lead to frustrating problems when the file is opened.

What's new in Peep

Version 2.3.5:
  • Small fix: last column of main table, which should show displayable characters, was truncated when a zero byte was encountered.

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RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Nov 28 2013
2.2
0.0
Nov 28 2013
0.0
Version: 2.2
The current version is 2.2.1
Hkim
Hkim
Oct 18 2012
2.2
4.0
Oct 18 2012
4.0
Version: 2.2
I too like the way this application works. It is simple to use and easy to understand. This is a nice new tool for me.
Aikousha
Aikousha
Dec 25 2008
1.2
0.0
Dec 25 2008
0.0
Version: 1.2
I'll have to second the previous poster's comment. Looks a little like an idea I was toying with... a cross between TextEdit and HexEdit... since it's Intel only (and therefore useless to me), guess I might eventually take a stab at it...
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Nov 3 2008
1.2
0.0
Nov 3 2008
0.0
Version: 1.2
Fantastic bit of software written by a chic ! ;-)
Guest
Guest
Sep 26 2004
1.1
4.3
Sep 26 2004
4.3
Version: 1.1
Fine little app. - but it can't handle special ascii characters - ex. danish "æ", "ø" and "å"
Guest
Guest
Sep 26 2004
1.1
4.3
Sep 26 2004
4.3
Version: 1.1
Needs to have a Find function within text extraction. Reminds me of Can Opener from OS9 days, an app which I rarely used but was "nice to have".
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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