Is there a Quick Look plug-in that works with ZIP files, and that lists all the files contained in the archive? It is also fine if it lists at least some of the files.


Well, Better Zip does a fair job.

  • homebrew + cask users can install the QuickLook plugin with brew cask install betterzipql. Oct 10 '16 at 12:37
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    It seems that the Quick Look plugin is now part of the Better Zip installation — brew cask install betterzip
    – g .
    Mar 18 '18 at 11:34
  • It also seems that betterzip is commercial, so to use the QL viewer you need to purchase betterzip.
    – nycynik
    Apr 29 '19 at 15:48
  • brew install --cask betterzipql
    – evandrix
    Jun 19 at 3:55

WinZip installs one but BetterZip's is better, although includes an advert for BetterZip each time you use it.

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Another alternative is The Archive Browser. It is a commercial tool as well but will show the contents of various file types.

From the site:

The Archive Browser lets you easily peek into the archive, find the files you need, preview and extract them without unarchiving everything. Quick Look any file or folder and open them right from the archive

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