SneakPeek Pro
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Quick Look plugin for Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, ASE, EPS, more.   Demo ($19.95)
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SneakPeek Pro ... Now Mac users can preview their Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Swatch Exchange, EPS and Freehand MX documents without launching an application. Introducing SneakPeek Pro.
  • Quickly flip through your graphics files in Cover Flow
  • View list of fonts, images and swatches used in Quick Look (CS3 through CS6)
  • See previews of graphics documents within any open dialog box
  • File previews magically appear on your Desktop and Finder windows
SneakPeek for iOS also available from iTunes. http://itunes.apple.com/app/sneakpeek/id398347349?mt=8
What's New
Version 1.6.1:
  • Now compatible with Adobe Creative Suite CS6 and Creative Cloud
  • Improved stability
  • Registration bug fix
Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.7 or later



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SneakPeek Pro User Discussion (Write a Review)
ver. 1.x:
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+5

Vlado reviewed on 17 May 2012
To be honest after installation I don;t see how this plug-in inproves my view - all the same as before ...
[Version 1.6.1]


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+171
Revco commented on 12 May 2011
The new loupe "feature" is useless. It reduces the magnification of the preview and it doesn't show what's directly under the loupe. What's the point? How do I disable it?
[Version 1.5.1]


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+21

Wnp reviewed on 03 Mar 2011
Although I like and bought this plug-in, it does not render anymore the eps files correctly. Moreover, I never got an answer to my mail asking for feature, that's a key to bypass SneakPeek Pro when we want to see the files without information provided by the plug-in. I see that they have released today an iPad/iPhone version which means that they've put their ressources on this more profitable channel rather than improving their products.
[Version 1.4.1]


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+15
Garyi commented on 30 Jul 2010
How to get rid of this nightmare?

The 'sneakpeaks' are low resolution messes that are as much use as the original indesign file icon.

I deleted the pref pane, but still it sits there taunting me with its 'expired' greyness.

You should have included un un-installer.
[Version 1.4.1]


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+90
Beige commented on 13 May 2010
The SneakPeek Pro Quick Look plugin installed is incompatible with this Preference Pane

GG update
[Version 1.4]

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burypromote

+2
Spraygluer (developer) replied on 14 May 2010
I'm not able to reproduce that here. Can you send a screenshot of your Preferences Pane to:
techsupport _at_ code-line.com?
burypromote

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B. Jefferson Le Blanc commented on 23 Feb 2010
Provides tons of information about my RAW and JPEG image files. I'll buy it when I can spare the $10.
[Version 1.3.1]


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KurtTappe reviewed on 14 Sep 2009
My review of this plugin is highly varied. First of all, it's *way* better than not having any QuickLook preview at all. You can get a general feel for what is in the document. And the sidebar list of colors and fonts is an amazingly useful bonus that one really wouldn't expect.

*However*, the text in the documents does not get rendered. You can see where the linebreaks are and the general layout, but you can't read the text--it is replaced with blurry grey bars. So if you have two similar documents, you cannot tell them apart. Given that other QL plugins do render text I can't fathom why this one doesn't. The lack of text makes this feel like a Beta version where the authors say "Wait until the final; we'll get text working by then." But since it's been nearly 2 years since SneakPeak was released, nobody should be holding their breath that it will ever be added.

I don't want to join the "this costs too much" crowd except to say that for $20, it really should render text. Without that feature, this plugin should cost about half what it does. That's only fair.
[Version 1.3]

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burypromote
+2

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Tomq replied on 08 Feb 2010
In the preferences for InDesign CS3 under File Handling: Saving InDesign Files: Preview Size choose Extra Large. Then you will be able to read the text in the Preview.
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+3

Kong reviewed on 16 Aug 2009
Of course, either Apple or then Adobe should have included this feature eons ago, especially in a high-tuned OS as is OS X 10.5. I don't understand e.g., that although embedded in the document, InDesign won't show me the preview of the document I want to open, when I hit «command + open» from within the application. At least InDesign itself should do that.

Since installing SneakPeek Pro I can see it, yay! Not only the previews in the Finder, which - whatever the quite hefty prize tag - makes it money well spent. Just to finally have that feature at your hands is awesome.
[Version 1.2.1]


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pekiyasimdi reviewed on 19 Jun 2009
It is not good for me. When you look a document (whatever it is: eps, fh, indd or ai), it does what it is expected. But when you want to look another document it shows inside of the first document you look. :(
[Version 1.2.1]


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+4

+90

BEIGE reviewed on 04 Dec 2008
Stop whining about the price - this thing is actually quite useful and worth it for my magazine. I can see what spot plates and fonts are in our Indesign files with a full preview - in the desktop.
[Version 1.1]


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Stephtran had trouble on 21 Oct 2010
Same problem with "The SneakPeek Pro Quick Look plugin installed is incompatible with this Preference Pane". I'm running SL in 64-bit. I can have access to the actual prefs pane but I do get a dialog box with the above warning every single time I open the prefs. The pref pane also indicates it's v51 with quicklook v20 installed. Any clues as to what's happening?
[Version 1.4.1]



+3

Applotse rated on 11 May 2011

[Version 1.5]


Downloads:10,852
Version Downloads:1,493
Type:Multimedia Design : Illustration
License:Demo
Date:14 May 2012
Platform:Intel 64 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price: $19.95
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SneakPeek Pro ... Now Mac users can preview their Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Swatch Exchange, EPS and Freehand MX documents without launching an application. Introducing SneakPeek Pro.
  • Quickly flip through your graphics files in Cover Flow
  • View list of fonts, images and swatches used in Quick Look (CS3 through CS6)
  • See previews of graphics documents within any open dialog box
  • File previews magically appear on your Desktop and Finder windows
SneakPeek for iOS also available from iTunes. http://itunes.apple.com/app/sneakpeek/id398347349?mt=8


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