Alternatives to John's Background Switcher for all platforms with any license

  • Variety Wallpaper Changer icon

    Variety Wallpaper Changer

    Variety is a wallpaper changer for Ubuntu which is featureful, yet slim and very easy to use. It can automatically download wallpapers from various online sources, allows rotating them on a regular interval or on demand, and provides...

    Open Source Linux

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    Pulse

    Pulse is an application that automatically changes your wallpaper (and so much more!) by downloading images from the Internet. You choose the search and filtering options, Pulse does all the heavy lifting to get you the wallpapers...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Wally icon

    Wally

    Wally is a Qt4 wallpaper / background changer, using multiple sources like files, folders, FTP remote folders, Flickr, Yahoo!, Panoramio, Pikeo, Ipernity, Photobucket, Buzznet, Picasa and Smugmug images. Features · Runs on...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Wallpaper Wizard

    Wallpaper Wizard is a wallpaper changer with the unlimited access to the private collection of 100,000 HD wallpapers. No more surfing the web to find a nice wallpaper that fits your screen - you now have Wallpaper Wizard and...

    Freemium Mac

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  • Any Wallpaper icon

    Any Wallpaper

    Product page for Any Wallpaper, an automatic wallpaper changer, including description, summary of features and screenshots.

    Free Windows

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  • Wallpaper Cycler icon

    Wallpaper Cycler

    Wallpaper Cycler is an easy to use, yet powerful desktop wallpaper manager and changer to get rid of that boring static wallpaper on your desktop. You can change the wallpaper with a specific delay or at specific times. Wallpapers are...

    Freemium Windows

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    Bing Desktop

    Bing Desktop delivers the beauty of the Bing homepage to your Windows desktop each day. Plus, get easy access to the Bing search box right from your desktop. Turn your searching into doing with Bing.

    Free Windows

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  • Muzei icon

    Muzei

    Muzei is a live wallpaper that gently refreshes your home screen each day with famous works of art. It also recedes into the background, blurring and dimming artwork to keep your icons and widgets in the spotlight.

    Open Source Android

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  • Kuvva icon

    Kuvva

    Kuvva is the source for beautiful wallpapers. All wallpapers are specially curated for your desktop from some of the world’s leading photographers, designers & illustrators. Kuvva selects a new surprising artist each week and...

    Commercial Mac iPhone

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  • AeroWallpaperChanger icon

    AeroWallpaperChanger

    AeroWallpaperChanger is another "wallpaper changer" software for Windows 7. However, it have special feature "change Aero Color" what change color of windows with enabled Aero to color matches current wallpaper....

    Free Windows

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  • MuralPix Wallpaper Changer icon

    MuralPix Wallpaper Changer

    MuralPix Wallpaper Changer is a program which automatically creates Windows wallpapers (background images) from selected JPEG images and changes them in specified period of time. Whether you have a digital camera (and a growing...

    Free Windows

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    Wallpaper Master

    Wallpaper Master is a powerful and highly customizable desktop wallpaper manager and cycler. Major features - Freeware version: - Store multiple wallpaper lists as different categories/libraries - up to 5000 images per category!...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Webshots icon

    Webshots

    Webshots provides a stage for members to upload and share their personal videos and pictures in albums in a variety of areas including entertainment, travel, sports, news, pets, home and garden, and rides. Members can download member...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

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  • Color Desker icon

    Color Desker

    Color Desker is a Smart Desktop Wallpaper Manager for Windows PCs. It gets the best wallpapers optimized for your screen resolution from the internet and allows you to change your screen automatically after a specified time OR...

    Free Windows

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  • Moody Desktop icon

    Moody Desktop

    Moody Desktop is a tiny (77KB), portable application for Windows (XP, Vista and Windows 7) that lets to change desktop wallpaper at a specified time interval. It is useful for people who spent many hours in front of a computer and...

    Free Windows

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    AutoWallpaper

    Using AutoWallpaper: 1) AutoWallpaper looks to a directory for the images that is chooses from. So first you must click Browse a choose a folder with images in it. 2) If you want AutoWallpaper to automatically change the...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Wallpaper Shifter icon

    Wallpaper Shifter

    Have tons of wallpapers but cannot make up your mind what to put on your desktop? Do not like to have wallpaper randomizers running in the background and using your computer’s resources? Have irregular sized wallpapers that do not...

    Free Windows

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  • Wallpaper Juggler icon

    Wallpaper Juggler

    Wallpaper Juggler is a configurable app for Windows 7, Vista and XP to download wallpapers from InterfaceLIFT.com or WallpaperStock.com and change them periodically. Features It runs in background and can be controlled from...

    Open Source Windows

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    WallManager

    A wallpaper manager, written in C#, that automatically will change desktop background wallpaper. Features: - custom timer; - hotkeys to change or delete the current wallpaper; - add/remove/rename wallpapers by monitoring a...

    Free Windows

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  • Walyk Wallpaper Changer icon

    Walyk Wallpaper Changer

    Walyk Wallpaper Changer allow you to change your wallpapers automatically or manually. You can load files (jpg/jpeg, bmp or png format) or entire folders. You can also configure hotkeys and monitor the chantes made in a specific...

    Free Windows

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  • ArtPlus ePix wallpaper calendar icon

    ArtPlus ePix wallpaper calendar

    ArtPlus ePix wallpaper calendar is FREE software! In addition to using your own images as Windows wallpaper, the new ArtPlus ePix wallpaper calendar changer delivers a stunning, high-resolution image to your desktop every Month. The...

    Free Windows

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  • Desktopnova icon

    Desktopnova

    This application brings a little variety onto your desktop! It changes your desktop wallpaper automatically after a preset period of time. At the moment it works with a Gnome and Xfce based system. Maybe other desktop environments...

    Open Source Linux

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  • BioniX Desktop Wallpaper Changer icon

    BioniX Desktop Wallpaper Changer

    Free desktop wallpaper picture changer/desktop wallpaper manager software. Automatic desktop wallpaper cycler/wallpaper changer. Free Windows desktop wallpaper background changer software. Change desktop wallpaper. Desktop Wallpaper...

    Free Windows

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  • EvJO Wallpaper Changer icon

    EvJO Wallpaper Changer

    "EvJO Wallpaper Changer" is a wallpaper manager that can change your background images at every startup, once a day or at regular time intervals. It features JPEG, PNG, GIF and BMP support. This program consists of...

    Free Windows

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  • YAWD

    YAWD, let you download new wallpaper from different sources. YAWD will also automatically change your desktop background.

    Free Windows

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  • Vladstudio Companion

    Vladstudio Companion is a freeware program with the following exciting features: - Wallpaper changing - New wallpapers notification

    Free Mac Windows

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  • DesktopSlides icon

    DesktopSlides

    DesktopSlides is a light and user friendly desktop wallpaper changer for windows. You can set DesktopSlides to change your desktop wallpaper at a predetermined time interval (e.g. every 10 minutes) and customize the wallpaper position...

    Free Windows

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  • Random BackGround icon

    Random BackGround

    Random BackGround desktop wallpaper slideshow with advanced features for Windows With Random BackGround, you can select a folder of images to cycle through in a non-repeating, random set. A wide range of intervals, from 10 seconds...

    Open Source Windows

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  • Wallpapers HD icon

    Wallpapers HD

    Wallpapers HD - The only app available with thousands of high definition wallpapers for you to download for your mac. Take full advantage of the high quality images on your monitor and unleash the full visual potential of your...

    Commercial Mac

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  • WallPaper (Crawlpaper) icon

    WallPaper (Crawlpaper)

    WallPaper (alias crawlpaper) is a desktop changer (NOT a screensaver) which includes a web crawler for picture download, an audio stream ripper, an audio player, a mini mp3 tag editor,etc. Also included support for .zip and .rar files.

    Open Source Windows

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  • Irvue icon

    Irvue

    Unsplash is a thousands of stunning photos in high resolution, for your desktop. Features: * Change wallpaper automatically every: 3 hours, 12 hours, 24 hours, week, two weeks or month * Nice shortcuts * Same or different...

    Free Mac

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  • BGRotator icon

    BGRotator

    BGRotator - Background rotator with options to curate the images At the core, it is a simple program to rotate background images at an interval set by user. Additionally, it allows to select an image as a Favorite or Trash and move...

    Open Source Windows

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John's Background Switcher Comments

For some reason the 'like' function is not working on John' ...

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about John's Background Switcher Jun 2011

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Great tool! A really nice feature is the support for two mo ...

Comment by isamux
about John's Background Switcher Jun 2011

Great tool! A really nice feature is the support for two monitors - it is possible to show different wallpapers on each monitor.

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Your pictures showed by this software can be scaled a certa ...

Comment by Aerialsky
about John's Background Switcher Jun 2011

Your pictures showed by this software can be scaled a certain way.

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