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.QLGENERATOR File Extension

File TypeQuick Look Generator File

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What is a QLGENERATOR file?

Supporting file or plug-in for Apple's Quick Look tool; enables various types of files to be viewed directly in the Finder using the Quick Look feature.

More Information

Examples of Quick Look files include:

  • Audio.qlgenerator
  • Font.qlgenerator
  • iWork.qlgenerator
  • Mail.qlgenerator
  • Movie.qlgenerator
  • Office.qlgenerator
  • PDF.qlgenerator
These files and other third-party plugins must be stored within the System > Library > Frameworks > QuickLook.framework directory in order to work correctly.

Quick Look is a service included with Mac OS X 10.5 and later that allows users to preview supported file types without opening the associated program. To preview a file in Quick Look, simply select the file and press the space bar.

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Programs that open QLGENERATOR files
Updated 8/24/2009


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