Live Desktop Alternatives
Free and open-source application for setting GIFs, Videos and Webpages as your desktop wallpaper and screensaver!
- - Lively Wallpaper is the most popular Windows alternative to Live Desktop.
- - Lively Wallpaper is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Live Desktop.
Lively Wallpaper Features
Use stunning live wallpapers on your Windows desktop. Animate your own images to create new wallpapers or import videos and websites and share them with others!.
- - Wallpaper Engine is the most popular Android alternative to Live Desktop.
- - Wallpaper Engine is the most popular commercial alternative to Live Desktop.
Wallpaper Engine Features
ScreenPlay is an Open Source cross-platform app for displaying Video Wallpaper & Widgets. It is written in modern C++20/Qt6/QML. It currently supports Windows and macOS (x64 and arm).
- - ScreenPlay is the most popular Mac alternative to Live Desktop.
This app ports the Dynamic Desktop feature from macOS Mojave to Windows 10. It uses your location to get the times of sunrise and sunset each day, and rotates through the 16 Mojave wallpaper images throughout the day and night.
Sucrose is a versatile wallpaper engine that brings life to your desktop with a wide range of interactive themes.
A simple, unobstrusive live wallpaper showing slowly moving wave lines. You can choose a color theme, build your own, change if the lines should grow and shrink or if they should have a uniform width. The lines may swing in harmony or each line independently.
xlivebg is a live wallpaper framework, and collection of live wallpapers, for the X window system. xlivebg is independent of window managers and desktop environments, and should work with any of them, or even with no window manager at all.
- - xlivebg is the most popular Linux alternative to Live Desktop.
RainWallpaper is a powerful live wallpaper engine that allows you to use various types of customizable animated wallpapers on your Windows desktop, including 3D and 2D animations, websites, videos, with mouse interaction and cool effects, and with minimum cpu and ram usage.
free and open-source wallpaper engine, set any window as your wallpaper.
The project seems still developed, but latest version, 0.6.1, was released in November 2018. It can be still downloaded from GitHub.