Star Wallpaper
Star Wallpaper
2.6

0.5

Star Wallpaper free download for Mac

Star Wallpaper

2.6
19 April 2015

National Geographic wallpapers.

Overview

Star Wallpaper is a utility that finds great photos from National Geographic website and allows you to use them as your desktop Wallpaper. It updates your desktop background wallpaper from your choice of image sources, including National Geographic's photo of the day. Refresh the image daily.

What's new in Star Wallpaper

Version 2.6:
  • Update for os yosemite 10.10.

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8 Star Wallpaper Reviews

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Tice
14 May 2011

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Are you trying to make money with the National Geographic website or is this an official National Geographic app?
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Version 1.0
Panocha
19 April 2015
ok, so what exactly are they violating? If it's a free app? If it's a violation, then I guess google chrome, safari, and firefox are all guilty too, along with every other web browser made. If you can browse to the photos on the internet, then the application that is doing it makes no difference. I download wallpaper, youtube, and many other media formats all the time. If you can get to it legally, it's fair game for personal use. It doesn't matter what web browser or application you use. With that said, it still looks fishy. It doesn't seem to be working right now, and MU has it marked as free, so why is there a license code?
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Version 2.6
1 answer(s)
bowlerboy-jmb
bowlerboy-jmb
20 April 2015
@Panocha
I doubt very much that you are a lawyer or that you know anything about copyright rules. No one should follow your advice. Just because you "can get to" an image via a web browser does not also mean that you are legally permitted to use it for commercial--or perhaps for personal--use.

Whether or not this software application makes such downloading of copyrighted images more efficient is one thing that may be reviewed apart from the legality of downloading such images at all. Do not mix up the two issues into one. If National Geographic has copyright on the images, and if they prohibit distribution of their images, then any software tool--whether a browser or this particular--is in violation of their rights. So, Tim27 does have a valid objection, which he makes on behalf of the copyright holder.
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Tim27
26 November 2012
Developer, I would like proof that you are allowed to redistribute these photos through your app. Per the National Geographic website usage guidelines, you are not allowed to do this.
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Version 2.3
Spudboy
25 November 2012
Well this version doesn't do anything. Weird, use to work. Oh well at least it was cheap.
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Version 2.3
LizBo
07 August 2011
ganjaji. The developer's site is typical of the the other scam artist converter companies. This is the link you asked for - http://who.godaddy.com/WhoIs.aspx?domain=star-watermark.com&isc=ALEXADOM Registrant: star-watermark.com beijing beijing, None Selected 100000 China Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (http://www.godaddy.com) Domain Name: STAR-WATERMARK.COM Created on: 20-Mar-11 Expires on: 20-Mar-13 Last Updated on: 01-Aug-11 Administrative Contact: hu, jeff macdvdbackup@gmail.com star-watermark.com beijing beijing, None Selected 100000 China +86.13988888888 Technical Contact: hu, jeff macdvdbackup@gmail.com star-watermark.com beijing beijing, None Selected 100000 China +86.13988888888 Domain servers in listed order: NS65.DOMAINCONTROL.COM NS66.DOMAINCONTROL.COM Registry Status: clientDeleteProhibited Registry Status: clientRenewProhibited Registry Status: clientTransferProhibited Registry Status: clientUpdateProhibited
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Version 1.6
3 answer(s)
alas!
alas!
22 August 2011
@LizBo, While the developer's website might be registered in China, what evidence do you have that the developer is scamming anyone? Are all China registered websites questionable? If some are scams does that mean that all websites there are to be tarred with the same brush? Dunno if developer is using NG copywrited photos sans permission(How did you determine that he hasn't got permission or that National Geo cares about that?), but he's asking just $2 for Star Wallpaper and certainly doesn't stand to make a lot of money at that price point. I've installed his app and have gotten a fresh image each morning(some incredible photos, too) so Star Wallpaper does work as advertised. Anyway, no doubt that National Geo's got a lot of expensive legal muscle at their disposal so if NG wants to they can make things difficult for the developer.
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Cgc
Cgc
18 September 2011
I would assume if they were nefarious they'd hide the fact they are Chinese...just to alleviate the possibility of being stereotyped as copyright infringers/haxors/etc. Contact the National Geographic if you're worried but I wouldn't accuse them of anything without better proof.
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alas!
alas!
27 October 2011
Well, it looks like the photos are now marked with the NG logo and the name of the photographer as well as "©copyright material National Geographic Society. All rights reserved". So everything seems to be on the up and up.
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Fishboy
19 July 2011
Beware: It appears the site is registered in China, and they are using National Geographic's ©copyrighted photos without permission.
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Version 1.5
2 answer(s)
Doc-Renaud
Doc-Renaud
19 July 2011
WOW!!! Thanks for the advice!
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alas!
alas!
07 August 2011
Fishboy, Could you provide a link...or links to your information?
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Thresher-the-Shark
18 July 2011
If this were free fine. But you shouldn't charge money just to download and set as a wallpaper someone else's work.
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Version 1.5
Fili-E-Annie
20 May 2011
Version 1.0 doesn'y work anymore. 1.1 Update crashes on start
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Version 1.0
1 answer(s)
Fili-E-Annie
Fili-E-Annie
20 May 2011
Now it works. Great.
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Tice
14 May 2011
Are you trying to make money with the National Geographic website or is this an official National Geographic app?
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Version 1.0
1 answer(s)
iGMX
iGMX
27 May 2011
I was wondering about the same thing. Obviously, this is not an official app from NG.
Like (3)
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later
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