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Hills
Hills
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Hills free download for Mac

Hills

Version 1.5.1

Screensaver generates a landscape of rolling grassy hills.

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Hills overview

Hills is a screensaver that generates a landscape of rolling grassy hills. This is a macOS port of software developed by Nicolas P. Rougier and the source code is included under the GNU GPL.

What’s new in version 1.5.1

Updated on Oct 26 2021

Version 1.5.1:
  • On macOS 12.0 ("Monterey") and later, Hills will now adjust the frame rate to match the screen’s refresh rate. This means Hills now supports ProMotion and other high refresh rate screens. On earlier macOS versions, the frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Information

License

Free

Size

2.3 MB

Downloads

15473

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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Enk3
Enk3
Aug 27 2016
1.4
0.0
Aug 27 2016
0.0
Version: 1.4
Now hosted on GitHub: https://github.com/nickzman/hills/releases
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2014
1.4
5.0
Sep 6 2014
5.0
Version: 1.4
amazing!!
alas!
alas!
May 17 2011
1.3
0.0
May 17 2011
0.0
Version: 1.3
Quite soothing to gaze at especially when one's consciousness is suitably enhanced through the use of an appropriate medium. It's kinda fun to experiment with different colors of fog. Would be cool if the developer would populate the scene with some additional elements of interest: trees, bushes, and animals/wildlife. Anyway, a really sweet little freebie.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Jul 14 2010
1.2
0.0
Jul 14 2010
0.0
Version: 1.2
The developer and his web site have disappeared. You can still find a link to the screensaver here: http://www.cultofmac.com/the-hills-screensaver-loves-your-mac Note that, the MIME type on the file is set incorrectly on the CultOfMac web site. If you merely click on the link, you'll get binary trash. You need to Ctrl-Click, then Save As for it to work.
Darth-Brooks
Darth-Brooks
Aug 14 2006
1.2
5.0
Aug 14 2006
5.0
Version: 1.2
Let me add another 5 stars! Thank you, Chris Kent.
Nicecaman
Nicecaman
Jun 12 2006
1.12
5.0
Jun 12 2006
5.0
Version: 1.12
This will be an even more pleasent app to have come winter, God forbid. Nice, nice app. Thanks Kent :-) Summer on you too lad.
William31
William31
Jun 10 2006
1.12
4.8
Jun 10 2006
4.8
Version: 1.12
While I'm still in the System Preferences, I can alter the screensaver preferences, and I can see the result when I press the Test button. If, however, I move the cursor to my screensaver hot corner, the previous/default options are used. All is then well when I close System Preferences and try again. [G4 PowerBook, 10.4.6] Still says "Look Ahead Disatnace" in the screensaver options panel. Otherwise, wonderful app and screensaver. Love the fog, even evil-coloured ones. Wishes for the future: lakes, forests, even just occasionally a person waving their arms! Thanks for sharing your work on this.
ð-Born-Yeterday-ð
ð-Born-Yeterday-ð
Apr 30 2006
1.1
5.0
Apr 30 2006
5.0
Version: 1.1
The screensaver works flawlessly for me on an eMac G4 with 384 MB's running under 10.4.6 Tiger. No problems, of any kind to report. Very nicely done, and for free!! Amazing! Keep up the great work!
chambone
chambone
Apr 30 2006
1.1
0.0
Apr 30 2006
0.0
Version: 1.1
This looks very cool and it runs fast on my MBP - the problem is that the fly-by speed doen't seem to be constant. It's as if there are two speeds between which it alternates.
Swordfish
Swordfish
Apr 29 2006
1.1
0.0
Apr 29 2006
0.0
Version: 1.1
There is a typo in the prefs of the screen saver. it should read "Look Ahead Distance". Also, when "Use Main Monitor" is checked the screen saver is black and blue, as in this screenshot Changing the "Grid size" setting seems to randomly trigger that same black and blue screen. Although my video card (ATI 7500) supports up to 4x FSAA, enabling FSAA 2X gives the screen saver a yellowish and garbeled image (click here to view)
Maury-McCown
Maury-McCown
Apr 29 2006
1.1
0.0
Apr 29 2006
0.0
Version: 1.1
Beautiful screen saver. One problem: the pointer stays on-screen.
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