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What is the best way to browse the contents of a jar file on the Mac platform?

I usually use unzip foo.jar -d foo, but this is too slow with uber-jars.

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Shouldn't this be asked on superuser? Anyway I'd suggest trying a TCMD/MC clone that can quick look into the zip. –  zeller Sep 13 '12 at 21:23
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no unzip -l on mac? –  guido Sep 13 '12 at 21:27
    
I am not a MAC user, but i have found some link in google for you, it seems that there is a Jar Explorer which does what you need, mac.softpedia.com/get/Developer-Tools/Jar-Explorer.shtml –  Michael Sep 13 '12 at 21:34
    
What's an "uber-jar"? –  a_horse_with_no_name Sep 13 '12 at 21:41
    
As stated in this answer, jar tf foo.jar will list the contents of the jar. It's not browsing, though. –  arturo Sep 13 '12 at 21:52

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I think you could install a IDE like eclipse or netbeans on ur Mac platform. These IDE tools will help you access the content of jar files easily.

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The Better Zip Quicklook Generator allows you to have a quick peek into jar archives. I like that for quick browsing in the finder. Currently it is free.

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