Screenwatcher
Screenwatcher
3.2

3.3

Screenwatcher free download for Mac

Screenwatcher

3.2
03 November 2014

Display a Web site, movie, or screensaver as a desktop background.

Overview

Screenwatcher is a movie player for websites, images, and screensavers. Unlike most players, Screenwatcher displays the movies on the desktop background. Therefore you can display an RSS newsfeed or a YouTube video on your desktop. A configurable animation is shown when the player changes from the current movie to the next one. Screenwatcher supports multiple screens. The application is available in English, German, and French.

Supported content types:

  • Any webpage
  • Screensavers (.saver and .qtz)
  • Images (Limited to jp2, png, jpg, tiff and not animated gifs)
  • Movies (All available formats in Quicktime - use the Perian extension to add FLV support)
Supported animations:
  • Dissolve
  • Page curl
  • Swipe
  • Bars Swipe
  • Mod
  • Copy Machine
  • Flash
  • Ripple

What's new in Screenwatcher

Version 3.2: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

5 Screenwatcher Reviews

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Rondfranks
28 June 2010

Most helpful

This would be really fantastic if it would allow you to apply your screensaver to both backgrounds of dual monitors. I run clocksaver and it works great on the primary monitor.
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Version 2.0
Steven-Goodheart
21 November 2010
Although I bought and use Mach Desktop, and like it's easy of use and many nice features, I have to say that I'm very impressed with Screenwatcher. It took a little time to figure out the interface and see how to add and activate QT and Quartz compositions, but it wasn't hard to do. And I really like that I can create *categories" of movies and thus have playlists of videos I want to show on my desktop. I can't do this with Mach Desktop. Way cool, especially for a free app. Highly recommend Screenwatcher.
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Version 2.1
Infiniteline
19 July 2010
Seemed to work fine for me in 10.6.4. Not the most intuitive app, but certainly was capable of displaying the screen saver on the desktop. If you're looking for this sort of thing, then give it a shot.
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Version 2.1
An-onymous
18 July 2010
Don't loose your time downloading this "app". It does not work at all (at least with SL10.6.4). A window opens when launched, but no file can be input to it. There is no menu and no help file (neither when using the app nor even in the downloaded folder). The downloaded folder itself is 41.9 Mb but the "app" itself is only 1.5 Mb. the rest is stuffed with pseudo "samples", actually just short films without any possibility to use them in Screenwatcheran no demo or tutorial. All this looks that a silly joke, especially for those who you pay the bandwith.
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Version 2.0
1 answer(s)
Cowicide
Cowicide
29 July 2011
Um, within a few seconds time I found the link right underneath the dmg that's just the app in a zip file minus the samples. It's only 583 KB.
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Djefis
11 July 2010
Awesome!
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Version 2.0
1 answer(s)
Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
03 November 2014
What or who is?
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Rondfranks
28 June 2010
This would be really fantastic if it would allow you to apply your screensaver to both backgrounds of dual monitors. I run clocksaver and it works great on the primary monitor.
Like (1)
Version 2.0
$1.99

3.3

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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