AlternativeTo Logo

John's Background Switcher Alternatives

John's Background Switcher is described as 'John’s Background Switcher (or JBS for short) periodically changes the wallpaper on your computer (like every hour or every day) to something interesting. JBS sits in your system tray (down by the clock) and changes your background at the time interval of your choosing' and is a popular app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to John's Background Switcher for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Variety Wallpaper Changer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like John's Background Switcher are Muzei, Splashy, Splashify and Spotlight Desktop.

This page was last updated Jan 8, 2021
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

John’s Background Switcher (or JBS for short) periodically changes the wallpaper on your computer (like every hour or every...

Learn more about John's Background Switcher

  1. Variety Wallpaper Changer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Variety is a wallpaper changer for Ubuntu which is featureful, yet slim and very easy to use.

    Most users think Variety Wallpaper Changer is a great alternative to John's Background Switcher.
  2. Muzei

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    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.



  3. Splashy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Breathtaking, auto changing wallpaper app for all devices!.

  4. Splashify

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Choose from thousands of stunning photos taken by amazing photographers from around the world and set them as your desktop background in a single click.

  5. Spotlight Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This is a simple app that will take the current Spotlight Lock Screen image and set it to your desktop wallpaper.



  6. Artpip

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Get artistic masterpieces delivered to your desktop daily with the Artpip wallpaper app. All artworks are available in Ultra-HD 4K resolution. Artworks are stored on Artpip servers, meaning it takes up little space on your computer.

  7. Wallpaper Cycler

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  8. Moody Desktop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  9. FCorp My Desktop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    "ALL-IN-ONE" Desktop Related Tools.

    Discontinued

    Development of FCorp Software has been discontinued in 2016. Last version of My Desktop, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from SoftPedia.

  10. Irvue

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Unsplash is a thousands of stunning photos in high resolution, for your desktop.

Showing 10 of 47 alternatives