How to enhance OS X dekstop with Live Wallpaper for Mac

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Live Wallpaper for Mac iconThere are not extra settings for customization of your system desktop in OS X operating system. You can set a static bitmap picture as a wallpaper, or solid color as your background and that's all. However, there is a powerful utility called Live Wallpaper for Mac, which helps you to enhance your Mac background with beautiful wallpapers, animated wallpapers, clock widget, weather widget etc.

 

How to use Live Wallpaper for Mac

Live Wallpaper costs $0.99 and it is available to purchase on Mac App Store. It is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6. and higher.

After installation from Mac App Store, Live Wallpaper will be available in Applications directory. Open it and you will see the difference against classic background with Live Wallpaper default Modern Side theme on your Mac Desktop.

Live Wallpaper for Mac

Live Wallpaper for Mac default theme

Settings Icon of Live Wallpaper are available in OS X menu bar.

Live Wallpaper for Mac menu bar icon

Live Wallpaper options

In Edit Mode you can change position of clock and weather widgets.

Live Wallpaper for Mac edit widget positions

Live Wallpaper Edit mode

The Preferences... pane is split to General tab and Appearance tab.

In General tab you can enable, or disable start of Live Wallpaper app after Login and disable/enable Live Wallpaper icon in menu bar.

Live Wallpaper for Mac preferences general

In Appearance tab you can manage various settings for multi monitors system, settings of clock and weather widgets as well as select another Live Wallpaper themes.

Live Wallpaper for Mac Appearance settings

The new theme you can select from Live Wallpaper Theme Store. Click on Choose Themes button.

Live Wallpaper Theme Store

Live Wallpaper contains about 28 live wallpaper themes. Other are available to download if you click on Get More button.

Live Wallpaper for Mac add new theme

Live Wallpaper Theme Store

You will be forwarded to Live Wallpaper forum, where are available to download Live Wallpaper themes created by other users.

Live Wallpaper for Mac forum with custom themes.

To install a new themeunzip the theme archive (*.zip) and double click on the extracted Live Wallpaper theme archive (*.lwpp file extension).

Install new theme to Live Wallpaper

Now you can select a new theme from Theme Store.

Live Wallpaper for Mac select new installed theme

Live Wallpaper for Mac select new installed theme in Theme Store

Instructions with samples, how to create your own Live Wallpaper theme, are also available on the Live Wallpaper forum.

Related software and links:

Live Wallpaper for Mac icon

Live Wallpaper for Mac    Apple macOS / Mac OS X platform
A wallpaper with live clock and weather forecast for OS X

 
Mac OS X icon

Mac OS X    Apple macOS / Mac OS X platform
Unix-based operating system for Apple Mac computers

 

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