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File Viewer

By Sharpened Productions

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Description

File Viewer allows you to view any file on your Mac. Simply drag and drop any file or folder onto the program window. File Viewer supports playback of many common audio and video formats, and can display many image, Web, and page layout file types. This utility also provides, text, hexadecimal, and icon views to help you inspect the contents of each file.

With File Viewer, you can identify unknown file types and locate programs that open them. The software is linked to the FileInfo.com database, the Central File Extensions Registry, which contains thousands of file extension entries. File Viewer matches each opened file to the FileInfo.com database and displays a list of corresponding file types.

Features:

- View any file on your Mac
- Display Native, Text, Hexadecimal, and Icon views for each file
- Search the contents of each file
- Identify unknown file types via the FileInfo.com database

Over 60 Supported File Types:

Audio

- AAC Audio File (*.aac)
- AC3 Audio File (*.ac3)
- AMR Audio File (*.amr)
- Audio File (*.au)
- AIFF Audio File (*.aif, *.aiff)
- Compressed AIFF Audio File (*.aifc)
- Core Audio File (*.caf, *.caff)
- Global System for Mobile Audio File (*.gsm)
- iTunes Ringtone File (*.m4r)
- Karaoke Audio File (*.kar)
- MIDI File (*.mid, *.midi)
- MP3 Audio File (*.mp3)
- MPEG-2 Audio File (*.mp2)
- MPEG-4 Audio Book File (*.m4b)
- MPEG-4 Audio File (*.m4a)
- Protected MPEG-4 Audio File (*.m4p)
- Wave Audio File (*.wav, *.wave)

Video

- 3GPP Multimedia File (*.3gp, *.3gpp, *.3gp2)
- 3GPP2 Multimedia File (*.3g2)
- AVI Video File† (*.avi)
- FLIC Animation (*.flc, *.fli, *.flic)
- iTunes Video File (*.m4v)
- MPEG Video (*.mpg, *.mpeg, *.mpe)
- MPEG-2 Video File (*.m2v, *.mp2v, *.mpg2)
- MPEG-4 Video File (*.mp4, *.mpg4)
- Quartz Composition (*.qtz)
- QuickTime Movie (*.mov, *.moov)

Page Layout

- Encapsulated PostScript† (*.eps, *.epsf)
- Microsoft Word Document† (*.doc)
- Microsoft Word Open XML Document† (*.docx)
- Portable Document Format (*.pdf)
- PostScript† (*.ps)

Image

- JPEG Image (*.jpg, *.jpeg, *.jpe)
- PNG Image (*.png)
- BMP Image (*.bmp)
- GIF Image (*.gif)
- TIFF Image (*.tif, *.tiff)
- JPEG 2000 Image (*.jp2, *.jpx, *.j2k)
- TARGA Image (*.tga)
- Mac OS X Icon File (*.icns)
- Windows Icon File (*.ico)
- Windows Cursor File (*.cur)
- Photoshop Document (*.psd)
- Adobe RAW (*.dng)
- Canon RAW 2 (*.cr2)
- Canon RAW (*.crw)
- Nikon RAW (*.nef)
- Minolta RAW (*.mrw)
- Sony RAW (*.arw)
- Olympus RAW (*.orf)
- OpenEXR (*.exr)
- QuickTime Image (*.qtif)
- Macintosh PICT Image (*.pct, *.pict)
- Silicon Graphics Image (*.sgi)
- MacPaint Image (*.mac)

Web

- HTML File (*.html, *.htm, *.xhtml)
- Safari Web Archive (*.webarchive)

Text

- Configuration File (*.cfg, *.conf, *.cnf, *.config)
- Plain Text (*.txt)
- Rich Text File (*.rtf)
- XML File (*.xml)

Operating System

- Mac OS X Alias (shortcut)
- Mac OS X Folder
- Mac OS X Package (*.app, *.bundle, etc.)
- Mac OS X Volume

Notes:
† AVI files: some codecs may not be supported
† EPS and PS files: single-page documents only supported
† DOC and DOCX files: text and basic formatting supported, not graphics

What's New in Version 1.4

- Updated for Mavericks
- Added a preferences window with display options for the file info panel
- Added additional image metadata information
- Fixed some stability issues

*Note to upgrading users: The 1.4 release no longer supports the .SWF format.

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Customer Reviews

PICT files not well supported

I don’t think this application solves my niche problem any better than stuff I already have (Graphic Converter and iDraw). Although the application claims support for old file types like .PICT, I’m not having much luck with them. My files are from .pict files exported from Claris CAD and such. Maybe they’ve lost their resource fork or something. Maybe you have to tag an extension onto them or maybe it’s just not possible to read the old .PICT files when they have vector information in them. Most are called a Unix executable file by the current Finder and that’s what this app calls them but they don’t get displayed. I’ve been looking for this for a long time with no luck.

Good - If the files is supported

If the file type that you’re trying to view is supported it works great. Sadly it doesn’t report much information on MP3 or other audio files.

The text view is pretty cool though. Definitely worth a look!

File Viewer

I was unable to open files on icloud mail that have extetiion:part after my Maverick upgrade.
Thanks to file viewer I am able to view all.
I would like a fix for printing- now I have to copy and paste to a Word document to print.

File Viewer
View in Mac App Store
  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated: Nov 19, 2013
  • Version: 1.4
  • Size: 3.1 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Sharpened Productions

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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