Powder
Powder
1.0.2

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Powder free download for Mac

Powder

1.0.2
24 December 2003

Interactive winter scene desktop.

Overview

Powder displays beautiful, interactive winter scenes on your desktop. Using an advanced particle engine and accelerated, OpenGL graphics, Powder makes you desktop come alive. Moving your mouse through the snowscape causes the snow to twist turn as if a breeze were blowing through it.

What's new in Powder

Version 1.0.2 adds the following:
  • Works properly on Mac OS X 10.2 (Jaguar)
  • Fixed a memory leak in the frame rate display
  • Two new scenes (Zen and Oasis)

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13 Powder Reviews

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Anonymous
08 December 2003

Most helpful

Lots of features and a cool idea, too bad its the most gratuitous waste of processor power ever and that it runs like crap on my 1 Ghz G4 with a 64 MB Radeon 8500. And by the way its not freeware but shareware for $6.95
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Version 1.0
shufflefeel
24 December 2003
I agree. Money grubber. They call this "shareware". This is a DEMO. And not worth money. Otherwise, nice little program for FREEWARE.
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Version 1.0.2
Anonymous
23 December 2003
Don't waste your time.
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Version 1.0.1
Neale
17 December 2003
There is currently a bug preventing the newest version of Powder from running on versions below 10.3. We are working hard on a new version that will solve this problem, but until then we have made available an older version which should work on earlier versions of OS X. It can be downloaded here: http://www.sphera-soft.com/powder100.dmg.gz
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Version 1.0.1
Anonymous
15 December 2003
I tried it on two macs. One was a quicksilver G4 and the other Flat panel 17" imac. It didn't work on either machine.
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Version 1.0.1
Mere-Mortal
14 December 2003
I just downloaded version 1.0.1, and it's working fine. Looks like whatever was causing problems for earlier posters may now be fixed. I did notice that it moves out of the way if you use Expose. Not what I wanted, since I wanted to move the windows to see the snow. :-) It's only been five minutes, but so far I like it.
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Version 1.0.1
Capn-Hack
14 December 2003
This won't even launch for me. Tibook 15" 1Gh 512Mb
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Version 1.0.1
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Capn-Hack
Capn-Hack
14 December 2003
sorry, forgot to say im on 10.2.6
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Version 1.0.1
Anonymous
14 December 2003
nice idea, zero realisation: i do not see any snow; waiting while looking out of my window might help ;-)
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Version 1.0.1
Anonymous
14 December 2003
Won't do a thing on my flatpanel G4 w/768MB ram.
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Version 1.0.1
Anonymous
10 December 2003
Shite! What does this require? A G7 with quadruple 8 GHz processors? So slooow!
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Version 1.0
Anonymous
08 December 2003
I'd like to see something like this, but with open GL water.
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Version 1.0