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How to have macOS 'Quick Look' on Windows 10 and see files faster | Utilities

Quick Look is a feature of macOS that allows you to quickly view files and folders by pressing the space bar. It is useful for viewing photos, videos and information in text documents without having to open the file. Windows 10 users can have the function by installing a free application, which is available in the Microsoft store. The application, it is worth remembering, exclusively for PCs with Windows 10. Check out, in the following tutorial, how to install and use the QuickLook app on your computer.

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Free application to add useful function of the Apple system to Windows 10 Photo: Isabela Giantomaso / TechTudoFree application to add useful function of the Apple system to Windows 10 Photo: Isabela Giantomaso / TechTudo

Free application to add useful function of the Apple system to Windows 10 Photo: Isabela Giantomaso / TechTudo

Step 1. Access the application download page (microsoft/en-us/p/quicklook/9nv4bs3l1h4s) and select the option "Acquire";

Open the app page and click the button indicated Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraOpen the app page and click the button indicated Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Open the app page and click the button indicated Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 2. The Microsoft Store app will open. In it, click again on "Acquire" and wait until the application is downloaded and installed on your PC;

Installing application on PC Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraInstalling application on PC Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Installing application on PC Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 3. When the installation is finished, you will receive a notification. Select "Start" to run the QuickLook app;

Open the QuickLook app Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraOpen the QuickLook app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Open the QuickLook app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 4. Now, just select a file on the desktop or in Windows Explorer and press the space bar to preview photos, videos and text documents;

Files can be previewed by pressing the space bar Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraFiles can be previewed by pressing the space bar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Files can be previewed by pressing the space bar Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Step 5. The preview also has some options. In the upper left corner, the buttons serve, respectively, to keep the window at the top, prevent it from being closed or open the file as. On the right, you can open using the standard application or enter full screen.

Options in the QuickLook window Photo: Reproduo / Helito BijoraOptions in the QuickLook window Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Options in the QuickLook window Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora

Ready. Take advantage of the tips to quickly view your files without having to open them.

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