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Queries the Finder icon for the file or folder with the given path.
|QuickLook Files||2.3||✅ Yes||✅ Yes||❌ No||✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows||❌ No|
|Path||The path to the file or folder.||"/Applications"|
|Size||The size of the icon picture you'd like to have. Suggested range is from 16 to 512 pixel.||512|
DescriptionQueries the Finder icon for the file or folder with the given path.
This method tries first to get QuickLook preview for the file, before it tries the icon. QuickLook requires macOS 10.5. Size specifies the icon size from 16 to 512 pixel. The container value returned includes PNG data with alpha, JPEG preview, filename and size.
Version 4.3 adds support for Windows. We now query same thumbnail as explorer uses.
See also Icon.GetIcon.
Does not work on server due to missing quicklook services without an user account.
Queries preview on iPhoto app:
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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th February 2021
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