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And.reg
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Nov 6, 2018, 06:35 PM
 
I'd like to look at something other than a big pile of sand throughout the course of the day.

Are there any really cool dynamic desktops available for macOS? (I know a few linux distros already have some.)

Link them in this thread.
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BLAZE_MkIV
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Nov 6, 2018, 07:26 PM
 
I just have a giant folder of images and it's set to shuffle thru them.
     
Spheric Harlot
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Nov 7, 2018, 05:35 AM
 
And all of them are dynamic images that change with the daylight?
     
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Nov 7, 2018, 10:39 PM
 
That's true. This feature is one of the big changes to Mojave and there is basically only one image (solar gradients don't count). Kind of boring.
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Nov 8, 2018, 04:10 PM
 
The dynamic pics are .heic multi-shot image files. Preview can open and show them, with 15 or 16 snaps per file. (There are 16 snaps, but one appears to be a cover image.)

However, Preview was unwilling to edit. I copied them to the desktop for the editing attempt. I could not insert or delete individual snaps, much less drag new ones in.
     
   
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