How to Make a Live Wallpaper on Mac – Trend Micro News

Are you getting bored of the plain old wallpaper on your desktop and want to spice things up? If you want to keep the look of your Mac’s desktop screen fresh and regularly see inspiring background pics, then read on for how to set dynamic Mac wallpapers, make your own for FREE, and more.
Dynamic Mac wallpapers first arrived with macOS Mojave. With macOS Ventura, there are now more built-in dynamic options than ever before. These wallpapers change based on time of day (the effect applies in both light mode and dark mode). That means the visual effect can be used without changing your system appearance. Here is how to do it:
You can also choose your colors, and rotate them in sequence or randomly based on the duration that you can set (30 minutes by default).
You can also customize a dynamic desktop by clicking on the “+” icon, and create a new folder for all the pictures that are ready for wallpapers. Once it’s selected, check the Change picture box. This will have your desktop cycle through all of the images in that folder as your Mac’s live wallpaper.
If you are not satisfied with the limited options, you can find more and make your own wallpapers.
Hunting awesome pictures on endless web pages and changing them manually takes a lot of time. With a wallpaper app, you will be able to change HD wallpapers every hour, day, or week.
This website is 100% free. It is a good resource to browse, download, create, and share dynamic wallpapers. With the free Dynamic Wallpaper Creator, you can design your own.
This app is also 100% free. You can set a wallpaper manually or customize the frequency of updates according to your preferences (daily or weekly).
Using the Terminal app that comes pre-installed on macOS and a special command, it’s possible to set your favorite Mac screensaver as your wallpaper for a period of time. Let’s have a quick look:
/System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ -background
You don’t need another app. Go to the Apple icon > System Preferences > Desktop and Screen Saver and see if the gif is available in the folders presented on the left. If not, click the + in the lower left and add the folder that contains your gif(s).
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