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Marine Aquarium for Mac

Stunning virtual fish tank with screensaver.

$14.95
In English
Version 3.3
3.6
Based on 38 user rates

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

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

Marine Aquarium for Mac

$14.95
In English
Version 3.3
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3.6

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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!
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