BugMirror
BugMirror
1.12

5.0

BugMirror free download for Mac

BugMirror1.12

23 March 2008

Screen saver packed with insects.

Overview

BugMirror is a different screen saver; as its packed with bugs!

Nowadays screens are made out of pixels. What if they were made of living creatures instead of pixels?

That's what BugMirror tries to explore, as it proposes a screen made of thousands of little bugs.

The bugs react to camera input, trying to mimic what the camera sees. They are free to walk around and change their color. This creates a low-precision slow-reacting mirror, giving it a very organic and unique feeling.

Every single Bug thinks locally, reacting to its surroundings. But by having thousands of them, all thinking on their own, makes the whole bug community work as a single entity.

What's new in BugMirror

Version 1.12:
  • Optimized parts of the drawing code, should feel faster (especially on lower end graphic cards).

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How would you rate BugMirror app?

7 Reviews of BugMirror

A-Busbey
24 November 2007
Version: 1.0

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Fails to run on an Intel dual core iMac running Leopard 5.1
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Major-Mauser
23 March 2008
Version: 1.12
$12!!!!!! Once the first nag screen came up after 1 Min of playing with it.... I thought Spamware. But it is acutally done well and is unique. But $12 for BugMirror, Well it Bugs Me.
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Darkxsun
14 December 2007
Version: 1.11
I can't see myself ever paying $12 for a screensaver.
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Armadillu
26 November 2007
Version: 1.01
You are right, 60 sec should do it. Will do on next release.
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Pissnaround
26 November 2007
Version: 1.01
v. 1.0.1 is working for me now also. I do have one comment/suggestion... could you make the delay a bit longer in demo mode? not much happens with it before the "bugs" disappear. a little hard to tell if its worth the purchase.
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A-Busbey
26 November 2007
Version: 1.01
1.01 is working just fine!! Really neat.
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Steve-Copley
24 November 2007
Version: 1.0
This is such a cool screensaver. The way the bugs move is a little creepy - it's just too real! I especially like the way they rush away from dark areas to cluster with their buddies. It's a bit of a CPU hog, especially at higher detail levels. And it's crashed on me once. Initial release though, so it's forgiven. This has become my new screensaver-du-jour. It's actually the first screensaver I've ever paid for (I'm still not sure about the logic of paying for an app that doesn't do anything useful, but I like it, so that's enough reason) Steve
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A-Busbey
24 November 2007
Version: 1.0
Fails to run on an Intel dual core iMac running Leopard 5.1
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