Living Earth Desktop is described as 'Live view of earth from the space on your desktop wallpaper and screen saver. With clouds, weather info and city lights in night areas' and is an app in the Online Services category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Living Earth Desktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is TerraTime. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Desktop Earth or MeteoEarth. Other great apps like Living Earth Desktop are EarthView (Paid), EarthDesk (Paid), Living Earth (Paid) and Earth 3D (Paid).
TerraTime provides an amazing, interactive, real-time virtual Earth. Its globes and maps use current satellite imagery to simulate day/night, clouds, seasons, sun & moon; clock shows rise, set, twilight, & transit times for sun & moon.
You should run it as admin. Desktop Earth is a wallpaper generator. It will generate a high-resolution, accurate representation of the Earth. The imagery is based on NASA's Blue Marble Next and Earth's City Lights.
xplanet (by Hari Nair) is a great piece of software capable of creating renderings inside our solar system. To raise the quality of its output adding some graphical effects, it was a great candidate to link with imagemagick.