A QuickLook Plugin for previewing
NetCDF files. Use 'spacebar'
when navigating in OSX Finder to view the "header" (info ouput by
for NetCDF files.
ncdump is installed at
Fortunately if you installed
netcdf using Homebrew (with
the default settings) then
ncdump should exist in the correct location
Here is an example.
Download one of the releases and copy the QLNetcdf.qlgenerator file to your
~/Library/QuickLook/ directory (or
/Library/QuickLook/ to make the plugin
available to all users).
You may have to force the QuickLook Server to reload so it picks up the new generator:
$ qlmnange -r
Sometimes the plugin fails to work (no preview is rendered). The best fix I
have found is to force-relaunch Finder (
The xcode project file is supplied with the project. The project has been built with xcode 4.6 and xcode 5.1