Free Wallpaper Engine Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Wallpaper Engine is Lively Wallpaper, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wallpaper Engine and 17 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Wallpaper Engine are Variety Wallpaper Changer (Free, Open Source), ScreenPlay (Free, Open Source), Video Paper (Free) and WinDynamicDesktop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 1, 2021

    1. Downloads Picture of the Day from various sites and sets them as Wallpaper Desktop Background. Currently supported sites: Bing, NASA, National Geographic, and Earth Science.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Live wallpapers on Windows 10 using open-source wallpaper engine.
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    4. QuickWall was initialy launched as a wallpaper app that would set wallpapers directly from the commandline. Later due to a lot of requests from users , a theme option was added which uses pywal to generate themes from the wallpapers.
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    5. Desktop Live Wallpapers brings animated wallpapers to your desktop! Load all your personal video files into this app and set it as your wallpaper or download from collections of hundreds of beautiful animated wallpapers.
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      • Windows
      Shadowmask is a free wallpaper customization tool. Use it to display GIFs, Websites, and more, as your desktop background.
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    6. VDesktop is a powerful desktop solution that allows users to have animated wallpaper on their Windows desktop. VDesktop supports Windows 7, 8, 10. How to use: Using WMV, mp4 files and Youtube url to apply animated video wallpapers to your desktop.

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      Website no longer exists and no further details available for the app.

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