Live Desktop - Animated Live Wallpapers and Themes
By George Sargunaraj C
Supported Devices :
18/11/2016 | Version : 4.1 | Size : 141.0 MB
-Added Touch Bar support for MacBookPro.
-Fixed Blank screen issue on Sierra OS.
-Minor Bug Fixes.
05/08/2016 | Version : 4.0 | Size : 139.4 MB
- Added themes.
- Themes as screensaver on system idle.
- Multiple spaces support.
- Fixed bugs.
16/07/2016 | Version : 3.0 | Size : 133.6 MB
As Requested by lovely customers including you. We have added a quick update. Still lot more to come in another Big update.
Keep supporting us and keep sharing about this wonderful app to your friends and families.
Thanks to you for being the good-wishers who wrote the good as review and bad / feedback to us via email which helped us to know what you want and now we are here with an update with the following things.
1. Added Preview for themes
2. Fixed minor bugs
3. Minor improvements and design changes
A lot more is coming :) Please rate Live Desktop and leave a small review, it will help us so much!. And feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any help of issues ;)
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■ Featured by Apple in "Our Top Picks for MacBook Pro"
■ Featured by Apple in " Apps that we love"
■ Beautiful New TouchBar Support for New MacBook Pro
■ Featured on Product Hunt, Life Hacker, Macrumours, Redmondpie
“If you’re bored of that useless, still image for your desktop wallpaper, Live Desktop is a Mac app that gives you a selection of animated themes to choose from - Life Hacker.”
*** Thanks for the thousands of downloads. Apple Featured us in New Apps and Games We Love. Live Desktop is an unique experience to your desktop. Try it for a price of coffee, and we are sure, you wont regret it. We are happy to hear from you. Let the world know what is good and let us know what is bad in the app. :) ***
***Beautiful TouchBar Support for MacBook Pro***
Live Desktop is an awesome app which makes the Mac desktop come alive with stunningly high quality live and animated themes instead of the boring wallpapers.
Demo Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPGf0kKBr7E
Bring your Desktop to Life
Live Desktop makes the Mac desktop alive with amazing live themes. Say good bye to boring wall papers and experience the way desktops for Mac should be.
Awesome Live Themes
Experience a waving flag, pristine water wall, ripling river, sandy beach, roaring lion and even rain water drops on your screen. All themes are live, animated and are of the highest quality.
Experience Live Audio
Most of the live themes have audio integrated in them. Just click on a button to enable or disable audio in the Live Themes. Now you can also listen to the rippling of the rivers, song of birds or rain water drops.
Great Companion for Creators
Live Desktop is a great companion for creative professionals who wish for a totally different environment to encourage the flow of thoughts, ideas, art or words. Live Desktop takes you to a different environment in a click.
Beautiful App to Control Themes
Live Desktop provides a beautiful interface to view all the live themes and also the option to download other new themes that are not available locally.
Seamless New Themes Addition
In addition to the existing themes, new themes are added continuously as they are created. New themes will reflect automatically in the app and there is no need for an app update.
Live Desktop app is available in menubar always if you enable it to launch on start and can be activated in a single click or configured hot key stroke.
Launch on Start
You can configure the Live Desktop app to launch on start so that the app is launched automatically every time the system starts is ready in the menubar.
We are coming up with more themes in next version.
WE ARE JUST A CLICK AWAY
If you have questions about the app or face an issue while installing, configuring, updating or using the app please send us an email at email@example.com.We usually respond within minutes of receiving the issue report. Almost all of the issues that are reported are resolved in the same day. We have no way of contacting you or resolving the issue you are facing if you post an issue as a review.
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Comments and Ratings for Live Desktop - Animated Live Wallpapers and Themes
Paid for the “all themes” option but only got some (4.1)
3/5 By PromaneX
Plumped down the £9.99 for “all” themes but its still asking me to pay for some of the default ones.
Awful app, I want a refund (4.1)
1/5 By catpower80
Downloaded this a few minutes ago and now my backgrounds won’t work AT ALL. This app is not only awful, but it has potentially damaged my OS Sierra macbook.
I WANT A REFUND
Like it! (4.1)
5/5 By stars4stars
Even some of the free clips are great!
Very Poor (4.1)
1/5 By Jon0149
The application works in theory but dont be fooled, the animated backgrounds are very low quality and last only a few seconds before an obvious video restart.
The looping is obvious and distracting. Nice concept, poorly executed.
Obviously a huge battery drain.
One of the best live wallpapers (4.0)
5/5 By Bangy07
This app is amazing! Easy to use. Highly recommend. Worth to spend though.
works well (4.0)
5/5 By Melronkixy
works great and the gifs are smooth which is cool good job
Poor Resolution (4.0)
3/5 By Jessbluesky 10
In generall the App is fine, if your looking to switch from you boring still Wallpapers, but as many people have stated in the reviews the resolution neeeds to updated.
animated wallpapers (4.0)
4/5 By m big mm
really good reccomend downloading it
Great Live Desktop (4.0)
5/5 By James Rose
Good choice and live desktops
Nice animated wallpaper. (4.0)
5/5 By Eddie.666
Nice app easy to use, would like the option to span over two monitors rather than the same picture diplayed on the two displays.
good app (4.0)
5/5 By Rockcooldrum
love it brings you iMac to life
A good app that could be even better (4.0)
4/5 By Stevingo
I like it and it runs well on my 2013 iMac. I am not aware of it taking up lots of memory or cpu resources so thats a bonus. It would be nice for a better price to by all the videos as I’m not that bothered about a handful of them.
One feature that would be really good is that the app remembers what speed you want your videos to play at because i have to set it again every time i reboot my mac.
another great featrure that would encourage people to engage and get more involved with the app would be a feature to be able to add your own videos so you could have a home movie of the kids doing something cute in the background, etc :)
Fun yes, battery friendly? I’m not so sure (4.0)
4/5 By James Delaney
Resource wasting tools like this are nice once in a while and although I don’t run this the majority of the time it is nice every now and again.
A change is as good as a rest as they say. It would be better value if more videos were included - and if some of those videos could be a little less distracting. e.g. the water running down glass is could be much more restrained - steam condensing into the odd rivulet here and there might be more useful.
Apart from that, this doesn’t really do my battery any favours and the fan on my Late-2012 MacBook Air kicks in almost immediately. One for when on mains power I think.
Download it, waste a little cash and a few system cycles. What’s the worst that can happen?
very intriguing app (4.0)
5/5 By Mariomario551
very intriguing app
Pleasant distraction (4.0)
5/5 By AdePCox
As my title suggests it is pretty gorgeous to look at and so I fear that if you have just purchased one of the many anti distraction apps on the AppStore you probably shouldn’t have bothered as you will just want to try another theme… and then another… and another :)
That asside the app is really easy to use and thus far isn’t appearing to hit performance of anything else in an obvious way. That’s a good thing because far too often it seems to be a trade off between beauty and speed when it comes to these types of app.
The themes supplied are a good enough spread to get you going and from a glance at the “In App Purchases” note on the product page others seem reasonably priced I guess. OK so maybe I don’t sound so convinced of that last statement. I find it difficult in these days of austerity to justify some in app purchases, not that these are a rip off, they most certainly are not. I just have this concern about the ongoing cost that mounts up to a horror story if you aren’t paying attention. £0.99 doesn’t seem much considering the work that has gone in to the product, but they are obviously wanting you to buy many more and before you know it you could have easilly spent a lot of money. That said you can buy the lot for £7.99.
Anyway, overall I like Live Desktop and I feel sure it will live on my menu bar for a long time to come.
OK but a little lo-res (4.0)
3/5 By loveness_er
OK but a little lo-res
Default purchase is….Ok. (4.0)
3/5 By Capricorn One
I’m a bit disappointed by the very low resolution live wallpapers you receive with the initial purchase. There are quite a few additional live wallpapers available via in-app purchases but they are all pretty much the same. I.e.: Cute young animal sitting in grass doing not a lot. Kittens, ponys, ducklings….that’s about it. There are a few 4K ones that do look okay but still not very exciting.
We need some proper exciting live wallpapers please and they should be HIGH DEFINITION at the very least.
And by the way. This app is advertised as being designed for optimal power consumption etc etc, but I can tell you, my fans come on within 1 minute of the app opening so I strongly disagree with the claim of it not consuming ‘much’ additional battery power.
very nice! (4.0)
5/5 By WIFI q
this app is brilliant!
Does exactly what it says (4.0)
5/5 By photography by andrew
Very good app.!
Very pleased! (4.0)
5/5 By William Tell the truth
I have had older versions, but there was always something a little lo-res about them. This is very nice on my biiig monitor, and the scenes are 1000% better. Recommended - Also, less of a performance hit this time around.
Great quality! (4.0)
5/5 By LilliMAH
Lovely Screen backdrops and great on my Mac mini (4.0)
5/5 By alskdjhfgdhsj
Easy to use, convenient top of screen on/ff and selection icon. I can flick between my on screen piccies and the moving scenes from the app. Good selection too included in the price.
Handy app (4.0)
4/5 By Jeffers (jef3)
5/5 By Garybooth
Love this app
Good value !!! (4.0)
4/5 By Nicomputers
Good value for money!!!
5/5 By driver581
This is a great looking fast and easy app for .79p makes your desktop look swish. Resolution on a MBPr is very good. Definitely worth buying.
4/5 By Greyman54
Runs really well on my MacBook Air. You will need to pay for extra themes though.
Beautiful desktop (4.0)
4/5 By bloxblox
Lovely pictures. Really bring your desktop to life. Excellent value App
Live Desktop (4.0)
4/5 By Gpsharp
Geat App, nice and relaxing and good on a big screen
Live Desktop (4.0)
5/5 By gazza149
This is awesome app 5 stars