Pimp your Mac’s QuickLook App for Source Code

Do you ever use the QuickLook feature on your Mac?  This is the feature that gives you a preview of a file when the file is highlighted in Finder and you press the space bar.  For some time, I’ve wished that it would perform syntax highlighting on source code files.  After you spend enough time looking at syntax highlighted code, it is simply no fun to look at black text on a white background.

After noodling around the Intertubes, I found a QuickLook plugin for syntax highlighting.  QLColorCode is, well, pretty amazing.  You can grab it from here.  A bonus is that it themes are available.  You can check out some of the themes here.

New QuickLook with syntax highlighting;


QuickLook with the QLColorCode Plugin


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