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Highbrow was designed to be the purest, simplest image browser possible--without window borders or buttons, without any interference in the visual feast of your photography. With Highbrow, you can look at photos as simply as looking at snapshots on your desktop. And now, in Highbrow 1.5, you can view movies alongside images in the same simple interface.

Too many photo apps are primarily photo editors, or photo organizers, and forget about the simple pleasure involved in looking through a collection of photos; they layer on so many palettes, that the space available for the photo is dramatically reduced. Highbrow,

What's New

Version 1.5.6 (1.5.7):

Note: The downloadable demo is version 1.5.7. The version available for purchase on the Mac App Store is version 1.5.6.

  • Primarily a maintenance release, with several bug fixes and stability improvements
  • Improvements for window behavior in fullscreen split view
  • The Highbrow window is now more transparent beneath images with transparency


  • OS X 10.9 or later
  • Demo requires OS X 10.11 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 503
Version Downloads 68
License Demo
Date 17 Dec 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $8.99
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