Running screensaver can help you relax your mind and suppose to reduce damage to your display screen.
But most importantly, nowadays screensavers are used to mesmerize everyone around them.
Knowing the importance of having unique, stunning screensaver, we are here to present you this
article which consists of many screensavers that would catch your attention. No need to have long
introduction here, let’s see what are those screensavers.
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Cause of its shining, glamorous moving particles, these screensavers achieve their best performance
in the middle of darkness.
Ignis Fatui is a screensaver that displays a simple particle system of drifting lights. By running this
screensaver, you can create a romantic, comforting ambience around your Mac.
Strands is a screensaver that shows a weave of glowing, flexing lines. Many selection of
colors are available for this screensaver.
Phantom Butterflies is a screensaver that shows a flock of glowing, ephemeral butterflies.
Helios is a particle attraction/repulsion screensaver where blobs emit and receive multi-colored
It’s a firework screensaver!
Screensaver that produces sprites of light. However, waiting for sprites of light to replicate
sure takes a long time.
MatrixSaver is a screensaver for Mac OS X that replicates the screen effects of the motion
picture The Matrix.
Vortex, aurora, and time machine background are applied as the basic concept of these screensavers.
Using the same concept as Leopard vortex wallpaper, the animation of this screensaver achieved a truly
fantastic and hypnotic view with animated, full 3D version of moving star objects.
Combining the awesomeness of time machine background animation, time machine screensaver has created
a mind-blowing screensaver. This screensaver can also be used to visualize your RSS Feed.
Sometimes, we really need to pay close attention to our time…
Screensaver that shows current date and time with rings of colors. The animated change in color and
updating of clock are simply stunning.
Using fractals to build hands of clock and animate it according to the change in time makes this
screensaver an attention getter, especially for those in love with abstract art.
DropClock is an aesthetically intriguing motion clock screensaver. Every minute of real time is numerically
expressed with heavy helvetica number dropping into water in super slow-motion.
Word Clock is a typographic screensaver for Mac OS X and Windows. It displays a fixed list of all numbers
and words sufficient to express any possible date and time as a sentence. Word Clock displays time by
highlighting appropriate words as each second passes. In the snapshot above, we are using Rotary Word Clock.
Analogy is a typographic clock which fuses the immediacy of digital with the visual-spatial quality of
analogue into a hybrid format. It presents an everyday object with a fresh twist.
Screensaver that shows Date&Time and visualizes an analog clock.
As the most popular voting sites, it seems that Digg doesn’t want to lose to others in building their
own unique screensavers.
Screensavers that are enhance by animation of multi-colored lines and shapes.
This screensaver displays an animated blob of liquid glass that flows and deforms according to
This screensaver creates tons of moving light particles that occupy customizable number
of flux fields. Many settings are available for you to play around with.
Watching these virtual fireflies dancing around your screen and leaving colorful
trails will surely stupefy your mind.
A screensaver that depicts a groups of flocks flying together by following defined
leaders. With proper settings, the movement of all particles can produce a stunning
Another amazing screensaver that draws a movement of light particles with customizable
number of emitters, winds, and particles.
Hyperspace is a screensaver that sends its users on a virtual trip through a wormhole, just
like the ones in some sci-fi TV shows and movies. Meanwhile, nebulas and stars fly by.
This screensaver simulates the shape of cyclone that can sweep through every corner
of your screen display.
With layers of plasma-like objects, this screensaver keeps your eyes entertained. Good
eye-candy for those who love colorful objects.
Filigree is a screensaver that shows a network of lines as they weave elaborate and chaotic
patterns through space.
Ridiculously hypnotic, this screensaver lets you watch blobs of liquid material bouncing around,
melding, separating, and bouncing some more. This screensaver is fully adjustable for a range of
processor and 3D card speeds.
A screensaver that brings you to travel through an endless dimension of plasma tunnel.
Besides being the eye-candy for you, these screensavers have other functionality, such as
running movie, providing status notification, etc.
This screensaver arranges your photos to form 3D constructions, such as a city block with buildings. It
works better on machines with good graphics, such as the iMac or MacBook Pro.
Status screensaver allows you to have quick notification of changes to your applications while your
Mac runs in screensaver mode. You can choose any other screensaver you would like to run
simultaneously (as the background) with the status bar at the bottom of the screen.
This screensaver allows you to display QuickTime Movies as a screensaver. You can also either select
a file or a directory to watch. If you select a file, the movie will loop. If you select a directory,
files within this directory will be played sequentially.
The screensaver that loads your icon and uses it as the moving objects.
Screensaver that uses Flickr API to load millions of photos or pictures from Flickr and display them
in a slideshow mode with certain transition.
A screensaver that shows user’s Dashboard upon activation.
Special Effect Screensavers
After some idle time to enter the state of screensaver, all opened windows will fly off from
their position on the screen and flutter in the void. Upon exiting from screensaver mode,
the windows will immediately fly back and stuck to their original position.
This screensaver renders a fairly realistic water effect over your desktop, showing it distorted
through the wavy surface of the water as raindrops fall on the surface.
Desktop Tiles is a simple screensaver that takes a screenshot of the entire screen and turns into
a puzzle, randomly moving the tiles.
Scattered Flurries is a screensaver that shows snow falling gently in the breeze. Customizations
up to certain level are provided, such as background image, wind speed, and amount of snow.
Screensaver that adds snowflakes to static background image.
It’s the real world scene…
Watch the wind blowing; watch dogs, horses and even a helicopter passing the iconic white letters
as the blue sky fades to blush before dissolving into a rich black velvet nocturne; backdropping
the flickering jewels of the city lights of Los Angeles.