Wallsaver
Wallsaver
2.5.3

4.7

Wallsaver free download for Mac

Wallsaver2.5.3

01 October 2009

Run screensavers as desktop background.

Overview

Wallsaver is written in AppleScript and allows users to run any screen saver as their desktop wallpaper.

On a side note: Please use the "File Bug Report" feature to report any and all bugs, no matter how small. This will tremendously help making Wallsaver better. Thanks.

What's new in Wallsaver

Version 2.5.3:
  • This update is ONLY for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or later*. Users on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger should NOT upgrade. More information is available here.
    (*) Confirmed to work on OS X 10.9.
  • Added "Install Screen Saver" option under the "Extras" menu
  • Fixed & optimized code for populating list of screen savers. This should make more third-party screen savers appear in the screen saver list.

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How would you rate Wallsaver app?

23 Reviews of Wallsaver

Archiman
20 June 2007
Version: 1.3.3

Most helpful

It's really beatifull !!!!!!!! Thanks a lot. I hope next OSX will include this wondefull feature (buy you and pay some royalty for it). Congratulations AAANouel
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Beamy
14 April 2014
Version: 2.5.3
Download Link: http://softwaredl.nwwnetwork.net/wallsaver_releases/Wallsaver_2.5.3.dmg
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Mtcobra
13 September 2009
Version: 2.5.2
Doesn't work if you're using Camouflage. If the icons are hidden by Camouflage, the chosen screensaver will not display. Odd: While trying out Wallsaver (with Camouflage running), and finding it didn't work, I Zapped the app and all associated files. Then I noticed my screensaver flashed, and on a hunch, I told Camouflage to Show Icons. Bingo, the program was running. I guess the script had run it course, and deleting the program had no effect (until I reboot, I assume). Odd. But since I really enjoy Camouflage, I'll not be re-downloading Wallsaver. Otherwise, good program - just makes you kinda seasick when your desktop is moving around.
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4
Thus-spake-z
12 September 2009
Version: 2.5.2
Works just fine on my MacBook Pro Intel core 2 duo w/10.5.8. Wallsaver's U.I. isn't as polished/slick as xBack's (been using xBack for several years...it's $10), however, Wallsaver runs my all time favorite screensaver, "Electric Sheep" smoothly and without issue while xBack crashes every time when trying to run it. It would be nice if Wallsaver had a setting to utilize screensaver options just as xBack does, though. A menu bar icon to invoke Wallsaver's features would be sweet....xBack has one. With the above mentioned additions, I'd be willing to pay a few drachmas for Wallsaver.
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Dahmenator
11 September 2009
Version: 2.5.1
Both MacUpdate and the developers website claim this version should run on 10.4. I don't know about that, but I can tell you that it will not launch on 10.5.8. It unexpectedly quits every time.
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Steven-Goodheart
11 September 2009
Version: 2.5.1
Awesome! Snow Leopard compatibility! Now works great. After installing SL, I missed using Wallsaver - thanks so much to the developer for this great *free* app!
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Appscout
08 July 2008
Version: 2.3.2
Doesn't seem to work correctly - 10.5.4 Uses SysPref choosen saver fine. Shows black screen if you make WSaver choose.
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Erase-
07 June 2008
Version: 2.3.2
great app... got my graffiti pics as my background and it looks fresh!
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db
06 June 2008
Version: 2.3.2
just gets better and better ... and it's free! many, many thanks.
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Wc-scott
12 March 2008
Version: 1.4.6
I love it! The motion across my pictures is way cool! If you have the Apple series of HQ pictures, this app makes them look even better. Thumbs up!
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nostrodumbass
25 February 2008
Version: 1.4.3
Nice and simple. Works smoothly. Would be sweet if it could be accessed via a menu bar icon. Not nearly as slick and refined as xBack, though. That one's $10.
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Roadhog7
23 November 2007
Version: 1.3.6
Activated Wallsaver on my Intel iMac and it worked beautifully. One problem it disables the secure log-in to get past the screen saver or awake from sleep. Can't risk loss of secure log-in.
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Roro01
29 October 2007
Version: 1.3.6
BackLight 2.0 has the best features but, unfortunately, it doesn't work on iMac Intel.
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Rdgiles21
14 August 2007
Version: 1.3.6
great job!!! fast and easy
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Allenheim
06 August 2007
Version: 1.3.6
I would be great if you could make it start up when you login and that the icon in the dock was gone, maybe an icon in the menubar instead? Cheers Rasmus
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Archiman
20 June 2007
Version: 1.3.3
It's really beatifull !!!!!!!! Thanks a lot. I hope next OSX will include this wondefull feature (buy you and pay some royalty for it). Congratulations AAANouel
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Cyann
18 June 2007
Version: 1.3.3
This nice little app puts my System Preferences>Desktop out of order and transform it in a blanck window.
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Simichavel
13 June 2007
Version: 1.3.1
Excellent modifications. Incoporating the preferences into the Wallsaver window is so much more efficient and clear. Adding the link to the ScreenSaver PrefPane makes tons of sense. Opening Wallsaver automatically starts the screen saver, but I actually like this as a feature. Since you don't really need Wallsaver to keep running once the screensaver has been activated, I would say (again), let Wallsaver run in the background immediately upon activation, then have a menubar item to access controls and options.
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8oo8
08 June 2007
Version: 1.3
It works nicely and, of course, its free. But it only activates the screensaver that you've got set in System Preferences. And, as yet, there's no menubar activation. For a more sophisticated way to go(and for $10), there's "xBack". It allows you to select ANY of your screensavers, and configure them as well(provided the screensaver itself has that option), right from your menu bar. Or, as with Wallsaver, activate it from your Dock. But Wallsaver is just a pup. Who knows what features the developer will incorporate into it over time. It might very well give xBack a run for its money one day. Stay tuned. (I'm a hard-core screensaver junkie....just love interesting, unique ones. Got over 40 of them in my collection, so far.)
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Hendo
08 June 2007
Version: 1.3
HOW IN HELL DID YOU WRITE THIS IN APPLESCRIPT???? I didn't think that was possible...
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Simichavel
04 June 2007
Version: 1.2
Having thought about it more - because I do like the utility - I would suggest making it a pref pane (with the menubar option).
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Simichavel
31 May 2007
Version: 1.2
Now, opening Wallsaver does nothing. Clicking Activate gets a message that it is already running. Clicking Stop gets a message that it is already not running. Clicking Repair gets it going. Suggestions: 1. Provide preference to have screensaver activated permanently. 2. Add link to Desktop/Screensaver Preferences. 3. Window interface unnecessary. Make it a menu item with activate now, activate permanently, stop, select screensaver.
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Gee4orce
29 May 2007
Version: 1.2
SaverLab - there, saved you 'hours of Googling'...
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Yil2201
29 May 2007
Version: 1.2
This is great soft, it does what it must. But maybe too fast ! I just opened the soft and my screensaver started. Repair button just restart it, but it doesn't stop it. And activate button is always enabled. But one click on the Restore button worked.
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Free

4.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
License: 
FreeAbsolutely Free
Application is not under development & not supported.

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