BugMirror
BugMirror
1.12

5.0

BugMirror free download for Mac

BugMirror for Mac1.12

23 March 2008

Screen saver packed with insects.

What is BugMirror for Mac

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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Major-Mauser
Major-Mauser
Mar 23 2008
1.12
0.0
Mar 23 2008
0.0
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.
Darkxsun
Darkxsun
Dec 14 2007
1.11
0.0
Dec 14 2007
0.0
Version: 1.11
I can't see myself ever paying $12 for a screensaver.
Armadillu
Armadillu
Nov 26 2007
1.01
0.0
Nov 26 2007
0.0
Version: 1.01
You are right, 60 sec should do it. Will do on next release.
Pissnaround
Pissnaround
Nov 26 2007
1.01
0.0
Nov 26 2007
0.0
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.
A-Busbey
A-Busbey
Nov 26 2007
1.01
0.0
Nov 26 2007
0.0
Version: 1.01
1.01 is working just fine!! Really neat.
Steve-Copley
Steve-Copley
Nov 24 2007
1.0
5.0
Nov 24 2007
5.0
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
A-Busbey
A-Busbey
Nov 24 2007
1.0
0.0
Nov 24 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0
Fails to run on an Intel dual core iMac running Leopard 5.1
$12.00

5.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • BugMirror requires a camera, and a G5 processor or better is recommended to achieve high framerates.

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