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Photo Desktop
Photo Desktop
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Photo Desktop free download for Mac

Photo Desktop

Version 2.6

Create a collage of photos on your desktop.

4.3
Based on 16 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$12.85

Photo Desktop overview

Photo Desktop allows you to put photos on your desktop, instead of having to choose one photo to use as your wallpaper, you can now add as many little pictures to your desktop as you want

Photo Desktop 2 adds too much to the previous version to describe, below you'll find a summary of some of the more significant changes and additions.

Multiple photosets:
  • With Photo Desktop 2 you're no longer bound to a single composition, with an unlimited amount of photosets you can create different desktops for different moments.
  • Use Smart photosets to let Photo Desktop create and update Photosets for you, based on a folder you point out or on the iPhoto album of your choice.
  • Use the changer the automatically switch between different photosets. You can also use the changer to shuffle the Photosets, including Smart photosets, so your Desktop will never look the same.
iSight support:
  • Photo Desktop 2 now comes with built-in iSight support. Allow you to create photos in the PhotoChooser simply as one of the many photo collections you have.
  • Use the snapshot feature to instantly create a photo using your iSight camera and add it to your desktop.
  • Also new is the Photo Desktop Spy, the Spy can automatically create snapshots and add them to your current desktop or a designated other photoset.
Core Image Quality & Animation:
  • Photo Desktop 2 is built utilizing Apple's Core-Image technology. For Photo Desktop 2 this means that your resulting Desktop will have a far greater quality than before. Also this means that fun effects could be added to the Editor.
  • With a new engine powering Photo Desktop 2, a screensaver has been added to complete the Photo Desktop package. The Photo Desktop Saver makes your desktop come to live by animating the photos off your current photoset.
  • Utilizing your videocards power also enables the 'Live-updates' feature, when turned on your Desktop gets updated instantly without the delay you saw in Photo Desktop 1.
Much more customization:
  • Photo Desktop 2 add many other functions to further customize your photos. The photo info panel has been extended with frame-shape, shadow, effect and additional options.
  • Existing functionality like the caption functionality has been further extended to allow for caption on the photo as well as using shadow or 3D effects.

  • The Photo Desktop preferences have also been further extended to adjust the application to your wishes.

What’s new in version 2.6

Updated on Mar 04 2020

Version 2.6:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.11 or later

Improved:
  • macOS Sierra (10.12) support
  • Photos support

Information

License

Shareware

Size

5.5 MB

Downloads

55266

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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Steinar-Helgesen
Steinar-Helgesen
Sep 22 2014
2.4.2
5.0
Sep 22 2014
5.0
Version: 2.4.2
Awesome good program, my family love it. Many features.
Julsa1
Julsa1
Jan 3 2013
2.4.1
5.0
Jan 3 2013
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
Typical app you enjoy everyday ! Developer is fully entitled to ask some money for this because the app is worth it ! Compliments !
Johnyyyy
Johnyyyy
Mar 22 2012
2.4
4.0
Mar 22 2012
4.0
Version: 2.4
Simply and great made! Enjoy this app, while working on my Mac
Screentom
Screentom
Jul 15 2011
2.4
4.5
Jul 15 2011
4.5
Version: 2.4
Nice and funny :-) I like it, thanks!
Alper
Alper
Mar 25 2011
2.3.3
1.0
Mar 25 2011
1.0
Version: 2.3.3
I use photo desktop since 2.0. I always use smart photosets and photos change every 1 minitues. But its has bug. Sometime photodesktop create empty album and my photos gone. I wait for stable version but photo desktop never do this.
Traianescu
Traianescu
Nov 15 2010
2.3.3
0.0
Nov 15 2010
0.0
Version: 2.3.3
i don't know why install only to dutch language.. i don't found any option to change the language to english(tried even to reinstall).. any help, please?
Steven-Goodheart
Steven-Goodheart
Jul 13 2009
2.3.1
5.0
Jul 13 2009
5.0
Version: 2.3.1
Wow, what a way cool program! Downloaded it, tried it about 5 minutes, and was immediately sold. I never used the previous version, but I have to say that new interface is simply brilliant....didn't need to use help once, just all made sense and worked great. The special effects, relying on Core Image, are really outstanding. The program is just plain *fun* to use, and within minutes I created some marvelous new desktops. (The screensaver is great eye candy, too.) For a desktop image nut like me, this is a must have...and the price is very reasonable for all the ease of use and features. Going to buy it today.
Tankknight
Tankknight
May 23 2009
2.3
0.0
May 23 2009
0.0
Version: 2.3
I used to love showing my friends the various pics on my Mac thanks to PD. Then late last year it went completely unusable. I missed it, but I just turned to Adobe Illustrator and made jpg desktops. Last month an update came out and I thought great that PD is being supported again. Well the short version of the disaster is that it either all 4 cpus on my quad G5 pegged, G5 crashed, PD beach balled and had to force quit or PD just suddenly quit after starting.
fonsmeesters
fonsmeesters
Jun 5 2008
2.2.2
0.0
Jun 5 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2.2
When I try to add a new photo all I see is a spinning beachball..... Can't use it at all. Wish it would work, could be a nice app.
James-Brochin
James-Brochin
Jun 17 2007
2.1
0.0
Jun 17 2007
0.0
Version: 2.1
I want to delete/remove the Photo Desktop application. It won't let me because it says the program is open, even after I force quit. Help.
Reviewer
Reviewer
Jun 2 2007
2.0.1
0.0
Jun 2 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
The editor stops immediately after starting it. Could be a nice app. I run Mac OS 10.4.9.
Purdueboiler87
Purdueboiler87
May 17 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 17 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
Does not work. I have a 12.8 MP camera and my picture file sizes are bigger. Every time I try to add a picture, it blows up.
Purdueboiler87
Purdueboiler87
May 17 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 17 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
Cool if it worked. This program does not like "big" files. I have a 12.8 MP camera and it blows up every time I select a photo. Works for photos taken with Photo Booth. Would be cool if it worked.
Werner-Freytag
Werner-Freytag
May 16 2007
2.0.1
5.0
May 16 2007
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
This is an absolutely great application! Easy and fun to use and creates very beautiful desktop wallpapers! A must-have!
anonymous-marlin-4851
anonymous-marlin-4851
May 16 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 16 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
Check out this page for screen caps and more info: http://www.alwintroost.nl/content/photodesktop/features.xml
Plexihosting
Plexihosting
May 16 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 16 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
looks like a greatly-improved version and a pretty good deal
J-Mueller-MacUpdate
J-Mueller-MacUpdate
May 16 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 16 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
This is cool. It's like myspace meets my desktop in some ways. I can have all of my friends and travels staring right back at me on my desktop. :)
Leo-Spill
Leo-Spill
May 16 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 16 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
A sweet dutch treat !
Leo-Spill
Leo-Spill
May 16 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 16 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
An interesting idea but when I am using my Mac it's nearly always covered with app and FInder windows so rarely do I ever see the desktop. Maybe if you have a 30" display and have a single browser window open... It's really just useless eye candy or something to amuse the kids for a few minutes but seems near pointless to have this eating your CPU. Try 'PhotoStickies' which does a lot of what this does and more - yet has been around for a few years and is a couple of dollars less expensive.
Fuellemann
Fuellemann
May 16 2007
2.0.1
0.0
May 16 2007
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
fun and easy to use - the sole purpose of good software for leisure times!
$12.85
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