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Wallpaper Engine Alternatives for Mac

Wallpaper Engine is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is ScreenPlay, 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 eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Wallpaper Engine are Splashify, Aerial, Desktopr and 24 Hour Wallpaper.

Wallpaper Engine alternatives are mainly Desktop Customization Tools but may also be Shell Extensions. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wallpaper Engine.
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  1. ScreenPlay icon

    ScreenPlay

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam
    33 alternatives to ScreenPlay 

    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).

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    Almost everyone thinks ScreenPlay is a great alternative to Wallpaper Engine.
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    It's open source and cross platform. It also has very active development!

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    Works great and soon on Linux and Mac as well!

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    Splashify

    • Mac
    • Windows
    41 alternatives to Splashify 

    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.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsSplashify supports the use of multiple displays.
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  3. Aerial

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    5 alternatives to Aerial 

    Aerial is a Mac screen saver based on the new Apple TV screen saver that displays the aerial movies Apple shot over New York, San Francisco, Hawaii, China, etc.

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    Desktopr

    • Mac
    18 alternatives to Desktopr 

    Desktopr is simple way to extend your desktop with any content you can even imagine. Using Desktopr you can set any website, social network, movie or other content as your desktop background.

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    24 Hour Wallpaper

    • Mac
    13 alternatives to 24 Hour Wallpaper 

    24 Hour Wallpaper offers beautiful desktop wallpapers that match the time of day. Choose from 80+ professionally captured wallpapers and watch your desktop transition in-time with natural light. Compatible with macOS Dynamic Desktop.

     24 Hour Wallpaper has no features, suggest some!
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    Live2DViewerEX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    6 alternatives to Live2DViewerEX 

    Live2DViewerEX is an unofficial cross-platform Live2D viewer, it supports Windows, MacOS and Android.

     Live2DViewerEX has no features, suggest some!
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    BackStory Wallpapers

    • Mac
    38 alternatives to BackStory Wallpapers 

    BackStory Wallpapers uses the photos in your Photos library to create beautiful backgrounds for your desktop. Select an arrangement, some albums, and maybe a filter or two. Then set the timer and let BackStory show you collages of images.

     BackStory Wallpapers has no features, suggest some!
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    Live Desktop

    26 alternatives to Live Desktop 

    Live wallpaper for your Mac desktop.

     Live Desktop has no features, suggest some!
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