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AVIFQuickLook

License: MIT Build Status

This is the macOS QuickLook plugin for AVIF (AV1 Image File Format).

Generate Finder thumbnails

QuickLook the image

These images are from AVIF Specification Test Files

Requirements

  • macOS 10.10+

Install

  1. Grab the latest AVIFQuickLook.qlgenerator from the Release Page, or build using Xcode.
  2. Open Finder
  3. Shift + Command + G, input ~/Library/QuickLook/ and press Enter. For macOS Catalina above, use /Library/QuickLook/ instead.
  4. Drag AVIFQuickLook.qlgenerator into this folder. You may need to enter the password

Uninstall

  1. Open Finder
  2. Shift + Command + G, input ~/Library/QuickLook/ and press Enter. For macOS Catalina above, use /Library/QuickLook/ instead.
  3. Delete AVIFQuickLook.qlgenerator

For macOS Big Sur+

If you face the issue that the AVIF preview is blank, please try running the following command:

xattr -d -r com.apple.quarantine ~/Library/QuickLook/AVIFQuickLook.qlgenerator

Note the path is where you put the AVIFQuickLook.qlgenerator

Author

DreamPiggy, lizhuoli1126@126.com

License

This project is released under the MIT license, see LICENSE.

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