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Marine Aquarium
Marine Aquarium
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Marine Aquarium free download for Mac

Marine Aquarium

Version 3.3

Stunning virtual fish tank with screensaver.

3.6
Based on 38 user ratesRead reviews & comments

Marine Aquarium overview

You've seen aquarium programs before, but you've never seen anything like Marine Aquarium! Marine Life so vibrant you won't believe your eyes. Indescribable realism! These fish are actual 3D Models, not flat images dragged across the screen.

Use Marine Aquarium as a stand-alone simulator or as a screen saver.

What’s new in version 3.3

Updated on Dec 11 2018

Version 3.3:
  • Upgraded to add OpenGL Core Profile support to address "transparent fish" issue on some newer Macs with Intel integrated graphics
  • Requires Mac OS X 10.8 or later
  • New feather dusters

Information

License

Demo

Size

10.9 MB

Downloads

185447

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8 or later
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nomodidaskalos
nomodidaskalos
Apr 19 2020
3.3
5.0
Apr 19 2020
5.0
Version: 3.3
I am using a nearly new 7,1 Apple Mac Pro (2019) with OS Catalina 10.15.4 or 10.15.3 and I have zero issues with this Mac version 3.2 as long as I leave it on "Light" and not "Dark". Since I cannot stand the "Dark" mode anyway I am thusly perfectly happy with it !
fern-2
fern-2
Mar 5 2020
3.3
0.0
Mar 5 2020
0.0
Version: 3.3
I can't get Marine Aquarium to show up in my list of screensavers. I have a MacBook Pro with Catalina.
piquadratpi2
piquadratpi2
Dec 11 2018
3.3
4.0
Dec 11 2018
4.0
Version: 3.3
This version 3.3b1 works well on my i Mac with high sierra 10.13.6. No problems. Soon I will try it on 10.14.2 (Mojave) on my MBP. I hope it works there too. Still the possibilty to exit full screen on mousemove is always on and couldn't be disabled. But it's no big thing and doesn't disturb me much. Thank you for the update.
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Apr 6 2018
3.2.1
4.5
Apr 6 2018
4.5
Version: 3.2.1
Version 3.2.1 works reasonably well on my 27" iMac running macOS 10.12.6. For some reason, though, the screensaver will accepts but won't hold my serial number. The registration field is blank every time I reopen the settings and they won't close unless I paste in the serial number again.. Another interesting issue: The screen saver is limited to seven different kinds of fish—though I can show more fish if I want to. But they will be duplicates of one or another of the fish in the base set. The application, on the other hand, gives me access to all the fish and I can show up to twenty-two of them at a time—even though the limit is still set at eight. And, finally, the app holds my registration. I suspect those having trouble with Marine Aquarium may be using a Mac laptop with dual video RAM. The computer will use a portion of the system RAM in order to conserve battery life. In order to get better performance you need to be sure you are using the more powerful video card. I don't recall, unfortunately, how you switch between the two, or insure one or the other is used for a specific application. Sadly the product web site was deactivated last month. So I cannot comment there about it. I saw no recent comments there in any case. Though I didn't check all the blogs. Sadly it seems to be the case that development ceased in 2014. Even so, it still works, with a quirk of two. So despite the lapse in development, I don't regret the money I spent on the original and the upgrade.. I don't know if it works in High Sierra because I haven't upgraded from Sierra yet. Perhaps someone who has upgraded can speak to that question.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Mar 4 2016
3.2.1
0.0
Mar 4 2016
0.0
Version: 3.2.1
It's really dumb of the developer to post "OS X 10.4 or later" when they're not going to maintain it for compatibility with future OS's. Should probably say "OS X 10.4 to 10.10," because it worked through Mavericks.

But since buying a new computer with El Capitan, it's very quirky.
It runs, but the fish are bizarre - some are only partially visible and swim through the coral and other objects. Some will be partially visible and then suddenly POP into full visibility. And sometimes some fish only appear as wire frameworks without skin or color.

I contacted the dev. twice about this and never received a response.
Since it no longer works on my OS and has been abandoned by the developer, I'm giving it the lowest possible rating.

Still a cool app for older OS's, but if you have a problem you're on your own - don't expect help from the developer!
Beamy
Beamy
Oct 31 2013
3.0.1
0.0
Oct 31 2013
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Newest version is 3.2.1 :)
Mikebenda
Mikebenda
Jul 25 2012
3.0.1
3.0
Jul 25 2012
3.0
Version: 3.0.1
Nice when it works. Mountain Lion breaks this. Doubt there will be an update from this developer.
Mikebenda
Mikebenda
Jul 10 2012
3.0.1
3.0
Jul 10 2012
3.0
Version: 3.0.1
Current version seems to be 3.2 (on their website). I have 3.0.2, which runs fine on Lion. Does anyone know what the newer version offers for a $10 upgrade price?
Vinkri
Vinkri
Dec 16 2011
3.0.1
3.0
Dec 16 2011
3.0
Version: 3.0.1
Very nice screensaver. But hey, 20 bucks for a screensaver??? Please... For those who will ask: I got this one in a bundle... looks more like a freebie, to me.
Shk747
Shk747
Aug 17 2011
3.0.1
5.0
Aug 17 2011
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
5* but where is a new osX version ? we are in 2011 are you sleeping dear developer ?
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
Mar 13 2011
3.0.1
2.5
Mar 13 2011
2.5
Version: 3.0.1
Ok, so the image is gorgeous and it the software is stable. I have owned almost every version of this screen saver since it was released. Call me nuts, but the company logo, which apparently cannot be disabled, bugs the sh*t out of me! I thought the reason we pay for software is to avoid the annoying advertising.
Clarusad
Clarusad
Dec 11 2010
3.0.1
0.5
Dec 11 2010
0.5
Version: 3.0.1
Still not fully compatible with mac OS X (V° 10.6.5) : the screen saver module works normally, but not the application. And previous version (version 2) was nicer : more realistic !!!
Baehelen17
Baehelen17
Jun 1 2010
3.0.1
0.0
Jun 1 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
the thing tilits the wrong direction... It's kinda weird
Aliendude
Aliendude
May 3 2010
3.0.1
0.0
May 3 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Apparently, this version doesn't work with 10.6.3. Have emailed the developer twice, and have not received any reply. An update is in order, as is much better customer support.
Paul-Harvey
Paul-Harvey
Apr 22 2010
3.0.1
0.0
Apr 22 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Yes I am another still waiting for an upgrade option plus emailed the developers over a month ago and am still awaiting anything back. All very disappointing for what is essentially a nice product.
Francky76
Francky76
Apr 3 2010
3.0.1
0.0
Apr 3 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Hello there, So, is there a solution to upgrade ? Is it a payed or free upgrade ? (payed i suppose). What should one do, if he wants to upgrade ? So many questions, so few answers ! Franck :-)
Programhappy
Programhappy
Jan 26 2010
3.0.1
0.0
Jan 26 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
I paid a couple of months ago. After installing the recent security update from Apple, the screen saver no longer works. A black screen appears, with a message stating that "Marine Aquarium 3 does not work with this version of Mac OS X." I need a working version for the latest version of OS x 10.6.2!
Mjkphoto
Mjkphoto
Jan 3 2010
3.0.1
1.0
Jan 3 2010
1.0
Version: 3.0.1
I bought Marine Aquarium as part of a MacUpdate Bundle. I just upgraded to Snow Leopard and discovered that version 2.6 doesn't work (the program will launch and play, but the screen save is not compatible). Because I purchased through MacUpdate, the developer's site doesn't recognize my Key Code and therefore I'm not eligible to upgrade. Thus 1 Star Rating. Worst. Very disappointing.
G4jay
G4jay
Dec 17 2009
3.0.1
0.0
Dec 17 2009
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Ok, so this thing looks really nice. BUT... they claim you can spread the tank across multiple screens. Not from the screensaver you can't! If you use the screen saver with dual monitors, it mirrors the tank. The separate app lets you drag the size of the tank between dual screens, but how is that useful as a screen saver? I use the screensaver NOT the app. Am I missing something here?
Steven-Goodheart
Steven-Goodheart
Dec 16 2009
3.0.1
5.0
Dec 16 2009
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
This update is gorgeous. On my 24 inch iMac Intel Duo Core, I don't get any of the rendering problems mentioned in a previous review.....I mean, if I look super-close, using a magnifying glass, I can see very, very slight anomalies on the edges of some objects, but I really don't see anything that takes away from my viewing pleasure. I love the "pan" feature, and the new moving background objects, especially the Christmas Tree Worm and the antler corals. I love that I can have up to 30 fish on screen a once...looks amazing on my big monitor. The integration with iTunes is way cool and works flawlessly. I also own and love 3D Aquarium, but the detail and movement of the fish is definitely superior - sharp, crisp, realistic. I see many more artifacts with 3D than with Marine Aquarium, by the way. Finally, have to say that this new version is so gorgeous is breath-taking. Friends who have looked at it are just blown away by the realism of the look and movement of the fish. This was an upgrade from 2.6 for me, and I think it's worth every penny. 5 stars for sure. (Oh, and try running this as your desktop with something like Wallsaver. You won't be able to get any work done...you'll just want to watch your desktop!)
samuel_h
samuel_h
May 24 2021
3.3
4.0
May 24 2021
4.0
Version: 3.3
chrisjimmy196
chrisjimmy196
May 12 2021
3.3
4.0
May 12 2021
4.0
Version: 3.3
nomodidaskalos
nomodidaskalos
Apr 19 2020
5.0
Apr 19 2020
5.0
Version: null
piquadratpi2
piquadratpi2
Dec 11 2018
4.0
Dec 11 2018
4.0
Version: null
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Apr 6 2018
4.5
Version: null
Mikebenda
Mikebenda
Jul 25 2012
3.0
Jul 25 2012
3.0
Version: null
Pixelated
Pixelated
Jun 18 2012
1.0
Jun 18 2012
1.0
Version: null
Zigziggyspider
Zigziggyspider
Mar 14 2012
4.0
Mar 14 2012
4.0
Version: null
Vinkri
Vinkri
Dec 16 2011
3.0
Dec 16 2011
3.0
Version: null
Shk747
Shk747
Aug 17 2011
5.0
Aug 17 2011
5.0
Version: null
Medarisa
Medarisa
Jun 13 2011
3.0
Jun 13 2011
3.0
Version: null
Phil-J-
Phil-J-
Jun 5 2011
4.0
Jun 5 2011
4.0
Version: null
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
Mar 13 2011
2.5
Mar 13 2011
2.5
Version: null
Sveinm
Sveinm
Jan 25 2011
5.0
Jan 25 2011
5.0
Version: null
Richatthecroft
Richatthecroft
Jan 23 2011
2.0
Jan 23 2011
2.0
Version: null
Albinus
Albinus
Dec 18 2010
3.0
Dec 18 2010
3.0
Version: null
Mark•Grubbs
Mark•Grubbs
Dec 16 2010
4.0
Dec 16 2010
4.0
Version: null
Clarusad
Clarusad
Dec 11 2010
0.5
Dec 11 2010
0.5
Version: null
std-sahincolor
std-sahincolor
Dec 6 2010
5.0
Dec 6 2010
5.0
Version: null
Mjkphoto
Mjkphoto
Jan 3 2010
1.0
Jan 3 2010
1.0
Version: null
Steven-Goodheart
Steven-Goodheart
Dec 16 2009
5.0
Dec 16 2009
5.0
Version: null
Chriswan
Chriswan
Dec 16 2009
3.0
Dec 16 2009
3.0
Version: null
Xypher
Xypher
Aug 7 2007
5.0
Aug 7 2007
5.0
Version: null
Mbhockey
Mbhockey
Oct 1 2006
2.0
Oct 1 2006
2.0
Version: null
Rey
Rey
Aug 23 2006
2.3
Aug 23 2006
2.3
Version: null
Makardel
Makardel
May 1 2006
2.8
May 1 2006
2.8
Version: null
Orion-Mk-V
Orion-Mk-V
Mar 6 2006
4.8
Mar 6 2006
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 8 2005
2.3
Nov 8 2005
2.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
May 4 2005
1.0
May 4 2005
1.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 2 2003
5.0
Dec 2 2003
5.0
Version: null
Burningoil
Burningoil
Oct 22 2003
5.0
Oct 22 2003
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2003
4.5
Sep 13 2003
4.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Mar 25 2003
3.0
Mar 25 2003
3.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 30 2002
4.3
Nov 30 2002
4.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 30 2002
4.0
Sep 30 2002
4.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 12 2002
4.8
Sep 12 2002
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jul 22 2002
4.8
Jul 22 2002
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jul 19 2002
4.8
Jul 19 2002
4.8
Version: null
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