BackgroundSaver
BackgroundSaver
1.3.1b

3.5

BackgroundSaver free download for Mac

BackgroundSaver1.3.1b

26 August 2004

Use a screensaver as your desktop image.

Overview

Note: BackgroundSaver is no longer under development, and it is no longer available for sale.

BackgroundSaver can display all of your screensavers on the background instead of a fading image. Just open, choose your screensavers and activate it.

What's new in BackgroundSaver

Version 1.3.1b:
  • Add the stop button (to deactivate the running ScreenSaver) thanks to Eddy

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15 Reviews of BackgroundSaver

2.5
Anonymous
28 June 2003
Version: 1.1.9

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I don't let applications (or installers) access the internet without my permission. If the author of this could explain why his installer wants to connect to "hecate.grec.isp.9tel.net", or better - remove that requirement, one might be more interested in continuing with the install.
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Anonymous
24 May 2005
Version: 1.3.1b
VERY BAD PROGRAM> YOU ARE RISKING ALOT IF YOU DOWNLOAD THIS> I WAS NOT THIINKING WHEN I DOWNLOADED IT> YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE ANY PROGRAM>>>BEWARE
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1.75
Anonymous
29 November 2004
Version: 1.3.1b
This program seems to run your saver as root, which is bad for more reasons than I can count. At least, that is what I am seeing - the saver (Random Web) runs fine by itself but when run from Background Saver the prefs get chown'd to root, as does my Safari cookies file. This program has other bugs as well, such as misspellings in the menu bar. I'm trashing it and looking for something else.
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5
Anonymous
27 August 2004
Version: 1.3.1b
Best app ever! Well nearly.
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Anonymous
26 August 2004
Version: 1.3.1b
This is some seriously sweet software. I discovered screensavers I'd forgotten I had on my iBook. After you install this, go to Google, type "macintosh screensavers" and investigate the links on your first page of hits. Some of these things are quite awesome. Plus they're free!
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Anonymous
26 August 2004
Version: 1.3.1b
install does not work on powerbook 10 .3 .4
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4.25
Anonymous
16 July 2004
Version: 1.2.6
Cool program, you can also load your current screen saver as a background by typing: /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background & into a terminal (make sure it is 1 line not 4) Im not sure how but im sure it is possible to make an alias to load it by clicking.
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4.75
Anonymous
06 March 2004
Version: 1.2.6
Awesome little app!!! Works great. Make your PC friends jealous.
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5
Bigandy82
06 March 2004
Version: 1.2.6
amazing! all my PC using friends are green with envy! i love it! by the way it works fine on my powerbook with panther 10.3.2.....
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Scott Waters
06 March 2004
Version: 1.2.6
The installer doesn't work for me. OSX 10.32 on PowerBook
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Anonymous
25 August 2003
Version: 1.2.1
If you are looking for this capability, try 'Backlight'. It puts a screensaver on the desktop and works smoothly and no problems. I haven't tried 'BackgroundSaver' so I'm not putting this program down... just offering an alternative
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Anonymous
22 August 2003
Version: 1.2.1
Sorry but I have a serious problem with my provider. So if anybody have less than 1Mb free on his server, contact me! Thanks a lot. the-einstein@9online.fr
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Anonymous
22 August 2003
Version: 1.2.1
Both with this and the last release I have never been able to connect to any of the sites listed - either for downloading or to find out more information. The software seems excellent - I just wish I could get a copy!
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5
I-Am-Not-On-Fire-
30 July 2003
Version: 1.2b1
nice. people just need to chill out....not everyones out to get them.
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Anonymous
29 July 2003
Version: 1.1.9
!!!!!!!!What??? But the installer haven't to connect to internet!!!! And it haven't code for it!!!!!! That is not logical at all!!! Are you sure??? Then, for BackgroundSaver, it's normal: there is an update fonction wich see if there is any available update. But this fonction is initialized for the first time when you launch BS. Cordialy _-={Einstein}=-_
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2.5
Anonymous
28 June 2003
Version: 1.1.9
I don't let applications (or installers) access the internet without my permission. If the author of this could explain why his installer wants to connect to "hecate.grec.isp.9tel.net", or better - remove that requirement, one might be more interested in continuing with the install.
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