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    iScreensaver Alternatives

    iScreensaver is described as 'is the only single-machine solution that creates OpenGL, QuickTime, or Flash screensavers for Macintosh and Windows' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to iScreensaver for Windows, Mac, Linux and Electron / Atom Shell. The best alternative is Web-Page-Screensaver, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iScreensaver are HTML Screensaver (Free), InstantStorm (Free), Screensaver Ninja (Paid) and PhotoJoy (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022

    1. CWC Web-Page-Screensaver shows a website as the screen is turning idle. It can show locally stored html pages as well as online resources. It supports shuffling site display order. .NET Framework v4.6 is required. CWC Web-Page-Screensaver is Open Source und a free license.
    2. Use any web page, HTML file, Shockwave Flash animation, PDF file, JPEG image, or any other file type supported by Internet Explorer as a screen saver.


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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      InstantStorm is a powerful freeware Flash screensaver creator that turns your Adobe Flash files (SWF) into professional screensavers in no time.
    3. Screensaver Ninja is a screensaver for Mac that displays web pages one after the other. Ninja allows you to turn your own computer into a dashboard for you or your colleagues, or a dedicated screen into a permanent office dashboard.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      PhotoJoy is a free app that uses your own photo collection to create dynamic desktop wallpaper, screensavers, and desktop widgets.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      Before Dawn is a an open-source, cross-platform screensaver application using web-based technologies. You can generate screensavers with it using HTML/CSS, javascript, canvas, and any tools that rely on those technologies.
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