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...

    Open Source Linux

  • FCorp Randomizer icon

    FCorp Randomizer

    Randomize Card, Coin, Color, DateTime, Dice, Number, Word, List, Password, Quote, etc.

    Free Windows

  • Wally icon


    Wally is a Qt4 wallpaper / background changer, using multiple sources like files, folders, FTP remote folders, Flickr, Yahoo!...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Pulse icon


    Pulse is an application that automatically changes your wallpaper (and so much more!) by downloading images from the Internet. You...

    Open Source Windows

  • FCorp My Desktop icon

    FCorp My Desktop

    "ALL-IN-ONE" Desktop Related Tools. Feature List : 1. Icon Customizer 2. Logon Screen Changer 3. Screen Capture 4....

    Free Windows

  • Any Wallpaper icon

    Any Wallpaper

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

    Free Windows

  • Bing Desktop icon

    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...

    Free Windows

  • Kuvva icon


    Kuvva is the source for beautiful wallpapers. All wallpapers are specially curated for your desktop from some of the world’s leading...

    Commercial Mac iPhone

  • 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...

    Freemium Windows

  • MuralPix Wallpaper Changer icon

    MuralPix Wallpaper Changer

    MuralPix Wallpaper Changer is a program which automatically creates Windows wallpapers (background images) from selected JPEG images...

    Free Windows

  • Webshots icon


    Webshots provides a stage for members to upload and share their personal videos and pictures in albums in a variety of areas including...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • 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...

    Free Windows

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  • Wallpaper Master icon

    Wallpaper Master

    Wallpaper Master is a powerful and highly customizable desktop wallpaper manager and cycler. Major features - Freeware version: ...

    Freemium Windows

  • AutoWallpaper icon


    Using AutoWallpaper: 1) AutoWallpaper looks to a directory for the images that is chooses from. So first you must click Browse a...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • Wallpaper Juggler icon

    Wallpaper Juggler

    Wallpaper Juggler is a configurable app for Windows 7, Vista and XP to download wallpapers from or...

    Open Source Windows

  • WallManager icon


    A wallpaper manager, written in C#, that automatically will change desktop background wallpaper. Features: - custom timer; -...

    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...

    Free Windows

  • Desktopnova icon


    This application brings a little variety onto your desktop! It changes your desktop wallpaper automatically after a preset period of...

    Open Source Linux

  • Wallpaper Wizard icon

    Wallpaper Wizard

    Wallpaper Wizard is a wallpaper changer with the unlimited access to the private collection of 100,000 HD wallpapers. No more...

    Freemium Mac

  • 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...

    Free Windows

  • AeroWallpaperChanger icon


    AeroWallpaperChanger is another "wallpaper changer" software for Windows 7. However, it have special feature "change...

    Free Windows

  • YAWD

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

    Free Windows

  • Vladstudio Companion

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

    Free Mac Windows

  • DesktopSlides icon


    DesktopSlides is a light and user friendly desktop wallpaper changer for windows. You can set DesktopSlides to change your desktop...

    Free Windows

  • Random BackGround icon

    Random BackGround

    Random BackGround desktop wallpaper slideshow with advanced features for Windows With Random BackGround, you can select a folder of...

    Open Source Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac

  • 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...

    Open Source Windows

  • Irvue icon


    Unsplash is a thousands of stunning photos in high resolution, for your desktop. Features: * Change wallpaper automatically...

    Free Mac

  • BGRotator icon


    BGRotator - Background rotator with options to curate the images At the core, it is a simple program to rotate background images at...

    Open Source Windows

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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.


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.