.QLGENERATOR File Extension
Quick Look Generator File
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What is a QLGENERATOR file?
A QLGENERATOR file is a plug-in for Apple's Quick Look tool in macOS. It enables various types of files to be viewed directly in the Finder using Quick Look.
Examples of Quick Look plug-ins include:
These files and other third-party plug-ins must be stored in the following directory in order to work correctly:
Quick Look is a service included with Mac OS X 10.5 and later that allows you to preview supported file types without opening the associated program. To preview a file in Quick Look, simply select the file and press the spacebar.
How to open a QLGENERATOR file
QLGENERATOR files are not meant to be opened directly, but instead are referenced by the Quick Look tool. To use a QLGENERATOR file, move it to the QuickLook.framework folder. You may need to restart your Mac in order for the plug-in to work.