BetterZip Quick Look Generator
BetterZip Quick Look Generator
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BetterZip Quick Look Generator for Mac1.6

13 February 2015

Lets you view the contents of compressed archives.

What is BetterZip Quick Look Generator for Mac

BetterZip Quick Look Generator lets you view the contents of compressed archives through OS X's Quick Look functions. Simply select an archive in the Finder, in Mail, or Spotlight and press the spacebar. You will immediately be presented with a neatly formatted table of the archive's contents that you can browse.

The currently supported archive formats are: ZIP, RAR, 7-Zip, TAR, GZip, BZip2, ARJ, LZH, ISO, CHM, CAB, CPIO, DEB, RPM, SIT, DiskDoubler, BinHex, and MacBinary.

You can change various view options, set whether hidden files in the archive should be displayed or not, and whether you wish to look into file packages.

What's new in BetterZip Quick Look Generator

Version 1.6:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.8 or later running on a 64-bit Intel processor

  • Works around a bug that Apple introduced in OS X 10.10.2
  • Small layout tweaks and new unrar library.

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ivryernest
ivryernest
Mar 29 2021
1.6
1.0
Mar 29 2021
1.0
Version: 1.6
I will never use software whose name includes "better"... In fact, better than what ?
Virtualruffy
Virtualruffy
May 31 2018
1.6
0.0
May 31 2018
0.0
Version: 1.6
For whatever reason macupdate doesn't show the direct download link. I prefer to not download through the apple store so here it is https://macitbetter.com/BetterZip.zip
Steve K
Steve K
Sep 22 2016
1.6
5.0
Sep 22 2016
5.0
Version: 1.6
Working great on El Capitan. Hope it works with Sierra when I upgrade soon. Thanks.
baxsur
baxsur
Feb 13 2015
1.6
5.0
Feb 13 2015
5.0
Version: 1.6
Great...Thanks!
Mdewakanton
Mdewakanton
Dec 17 2014
1.5
0.0
Dec 17 2014
0.0
Version: 1.5
Can't get it to work on 10.6.8 (I logged out and in, restarted the Mac, reset Quick Look framework etc). I wonder if the issue lies with this bundle being created with Mavericks SDK. I did never use it before, so I can't say anything about previous versions.
sdcr
sdcr
Dec 16 2014
1.5
3.0
Dec 16 2014
3.0
Version: 1.5
New v1.5 stopped working on Mountain Lion (actually it worked once after just replaced the old v1.2 file, and stopped working at all after a quick look reset). 3 stars for now, meant to be 5.
pablomelo
pablomelo
Dec 16 2014
1.5
4.0
Dec 16 2014
4.0
Version: 1.5
I really love it, but version 1.5 is not saving preferences under Mavericks 10.9.5. Four stars for now, five when fixed.
cubanpete
cubanpete
Dec 5 2014
1.2
5.0
Dec 5 2014
5.0
Version: 1.2
Wow. A life save and a must-have. Thank you so much. Works on Mountain Lion 10.8.5 - tested with zip, rar, 7zip archives NOTE: Contrary to the instruction file I had no QuickLook folder in the Library. So I had to create a folder named QuickLook in /Library. Easy. Then I put the generator package there. Pressing tab on a selected archive worked right away. Try this method.
Theguy
Theguy
Oct 21 2014
1.2
0.0
Oct 21 2014
0.0
Version: 1.2
Is it just me, or has this groovy plugin stopped working in OS X 10.9.x ???
izeta
izeta
Apr 10 2013
1.2
5.0
Apr 10 2013
5.0
Version: 1.2
Simple & lightweight and works with 10.8 MOuntain Lion
James
James
Aug 12 2012
1.2
0.0
Aug 12 2012
0.0
Version: 1.2
Does not seem to work in Mountain Lion
Blamanche
Blamanche
Jun 17 2012
1.2
5.0
Jun 17 2012
5.0
Version: 1.2
Big help! Thanks, I have had no problems. Does exactly what is says but I agree w/ Richtheone. Merci Beaucoup Fishscale!
rtheone
rtheone
Oct 16 2011
1.2
1.5
Oct 16 2011
1.5
Version: 1.2
The rows in the displayed list of files are too far apart (too much spacing). Only about 15 files can be seen in a standard view. I think the line density should be at least three times higher. Also, I really miss the ability to close and open folders hierarchically.
rtheone
rtheone
Oct 16 2011
1.2
1.5
Oct 16 2011
1.5
Version: 1.2
Invisible files are showing up in the list even if they are ticked off in the "Configuration" section of BetterZip!!! (The same thing goes for package contents.)
GeogProf
GeogProf
Sep 25 2011
1.2
5.0
Sep 25 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2
Works with Lion AND 7-Zip, Woohoo! Thanks, developer!
Istra
Istra
Aug 18 2011
1.2
5.0
Aug 18 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2
one word: fan-ta-stic!
Guest
Guest
Feb 24 2011
1.2
5.0
Feb 24 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2
The best of its kind
Fishscale
Fishscale
Oct 5 2010
1.2
0.0
Oct 5 2010
0.0
Version: 1.2
Thank you, thank you, thank you! If your don't use this QL plugin your missing out, most QL plugins died on SL but this kept on kicking and now is even updated. The dev could have made this plugin only compatible with betterzip but allows even those who don't own betterzip to use it, and function fully. I would definitely thank the developer with a donation or buy betterzip or at least an email of appreciation. No I am not affiliated with the dev, I just think we should help the dev keep making our computers handle archives easier, taking less time, and a lot less headaches. Good mac software at a good price.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Oct 5 2010
1.1
0.0
Oct 5 2010
0.0
Version: 1.1
This was just updated to version 1.2. Read the details here: http://macitbetter.com/node/398
BrentB
BrentB
Sep 18 2010
1.1
0.0
Sep 18 2010
0.0
Version: 1.1
Was great when it worked, but really needs to be updated. The list it displays is jumbled at the top, as shown in this pic: http://i47.tinypic.com/33degir.jpg
Bruce-y
Bruce-y
Sep 17 2008
1.1
5.0
Sep 17 2008
5.0
Version: 1.1
Just gave this a whirl - Wow! Cool add-on for QuickLook! Great work Robert Rezabek. Fabulously handy to see quickly what files are inside the zip (etc) without having to actually decompress the whole archive. Apple should license this from developer! (with appropriate compensation) . (Now if only Apple would provide similar quicklook into pkg files...) One suggestion for BZQLG (minor): allow column width adjustment, if possible. I had already been a registered user of BetterZip, but had been on Tiger/PPC so never had a chance till recently to even check this out. IMO it's a must-have for any who work with lots of downloads or archiving data in zip format. Well, at least for major-geek-types (like moi) ;-)
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