Binder is a lightweight, macOS-native image viewer developed to address the need for a modern and stable alternative to an outdated app named Art Book. The motivation behind creating Binder was to provide a more up-to-date and reliable image viewing experience on newer macOS versions.


  1. Purpose:

    • Designed as a macOS-native image viewer to offer a better and more modern viewing experience for images.
  2. Motivation:

    • Developed as an alternative to an outdated app named Art Book, aiming to overcome crashing issues and provide compatibility with newer macOS versions.
  3. Improvements over Finder:

    • Created with the goal of offering an improved image viewing experience compared to the capabilities of Finder.
  4. User-Friendly Experience:

    • Focuses on making images easy to view and aesthetically pleasing, providing a user-friendly interface.

While Finder serves as the default file manager on macOS, Binder targets users who seek a more enhanced and specialized image viewing experience, addressing potential limitations found in Finder's grid and preview functionalities.