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Wallpaper Engine

Bring your desktop alive with realtime graphics, videos, applications or websites.

Wallpaper Engine is a desktop design & illustration utility made by Kristjan Skutta. It enables you to use live wallpapers on your Windows desktop. Choose an existing wallpaper or create your own and share it on Steam Workshop! Various types of animated wallpapers are supported, including 3D and 2D animations, websites, videos and even certain applications. Animate new live wallpapers from basic images or import HTML or video files for the wallpaper.

Software Info

Release Date: 16 Nov, 2018
Developer: Kristjan Skutta
Publisher: Kristjan Skutta
Genre: Animation & Modeling, Design & Illustration, Utilities
Rating: 90/100

Wallpaper Engine

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System Requirements

Minimum Specifications


OS: Win 7
CPU: 1.66 GHz Intel i5 or equivalent
RAM: 1 GB
GRAPHIC: HD Graphics 4000 or above
HDD: 0.5 GB

Recommended Specifications


OS: Win 10
CPU: 2.0 GHz Intel i7 or equivalent
RAM: 2 GB
GRAPHIC: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660, AMD HD7870, 2 GB VRAM or above
HDD: 1 GB

Software Features:

  • Bring your desktop alive with realtime graphics, videos, applications or websites.
  • Create your own animated wallpapers in the Wallpaper Engine Editor.
  • Personalize animated wallpapers with your favorite colors.
  • Animate new live wallpapers from basic images or import HTML or video files for the wallpaper.
  • Use interactive wallpapers that can be controlled with your mouse.
  • Steam Workshop to share and download wallpapers.
  • Many aspect ratios and native resolutions supported including 16:9, 21:9, 16:10, 4:3.
  • Wallpaper Engine can be used at the same time as any other Steam game or application.
  • Multi monitor environments are supported.
  • Supported video formats: mp4, WebM, avi, m4v, mov, wmv (for local files, Workshop only allows mp4).
  • Wallpapers will pause while playing games to save performance.
  • Support for Corsair iCUE.

Wallpaper Engine Trailer

Wallpaper Engine Review

9 Total Score
Superb

Wallpaper Engine aims to deliver an entertaining experience while using as few system resources as possible. You can choose to automatically pause or completely stop the wallpaper while using another application or playing fullscreen (including borderless windowed mode) to not distract or hinder you while playing a game or working. Many options to tweak quality and performance allow you to make Wallpaper Engine fit your computer perfectly. As a general rule of thumb, 3D, 2D and video based wallpapers will perform best, while websites and applications will require more resources from your system. Having a dedicated GPU is highly recommended, but not required. Choose from over 350.000 free wallpapers from the Steam Workshop with new wallpapers being uploaded every day! Can't find a wallpaper that fits your mood? Let your imagination go wild by using the Wallpaper Engine Editor to create your own animated wallpapers from images, videos, websites or applications. A large selection of presets and effects allow you to animate your own images and share them on the Steam Workshop or to just use them for yourself. This software is well worth the price for the amount you get for the wallpapers displayed front of the screen. It works flawlessly, and projects plentiful of effects whenever you like. Also gets updated all the time in separate times, so I strongly believe it is a fantastic app to have in your collection.

Superb
9.0
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