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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/23/2018.

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Quick Look is among the few features I missed from Mac OS X. It enables very quick preview of file by pressing Space key while highlighting it, without opening its associated application. Then I decide to add this feature to Windows by myself, which results this “QuickLook” project.

You may ask, why you write this when there several alternatives available on the Internet (e.g. WinQuickLook and Seer)? The answer is that, they are all among those which no longer actively developed, lack of support of file types and plugins, or asking user for amounts of $$.


  • Instant preview
  • Beautiful UI
  • Perfect HiDPI support
  • Native 64-bit application
  • Preview from Open and Save File Dialog
  • Preview from 3rd-party file managers
  • Easy extended by plugins
  • Strict GPL license to keep it free forever

To install QuickLook, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install quicklook --version 3.6.2

To upgrade QuickLook, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade quicklook --version 3.6.2


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'quicklook'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = 'msi'
      url           = $url
      silentArgs  = "/qn"
      softwareName  = '*quicklook*'
      checksum      = 'F3074EEF7A6604D3981DE8B6E93716A1B3F387B08DFD01E2EE9A8933C5F199BC'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • xupefei




Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
QuickLook 3.6.2 522 Sunday, September 23, 2018 approved
QuickLook 256 Saturday, September 8, 2018 approved
QuickLook 0.3.5 648 Tuesday, March 6, 2018 approved
QuickLook 478 Thursday, November 9, 2017 approved
QuickLook 0.2.5 230 Monday, October 2, 2017 approved
QuickLook 253 Tuesday, July 25, 2017 approved
QuickLook 0.2.2 186 Friday, July 7, 2017 approved
QuickLook 0.2.1 162 Sunday, July 2, 2017 approved

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