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And.reg
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Nov 6, 2018, 05:35 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.
     
BLAZE_MkIV
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Nov 6, 2018, 06:26 PM
 
I just have a giant folder of images and it's set to shuffle thru them.
     
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Nov 7, 2018, 04:35 AM
 
And all of them are dynamic images that change with the daylight?
     
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Nov 7, 2018, 09:39 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, 03:10 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.
     
And.reg  (op)
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Nov 18, 2018, 03:13 PM
 
I would like to see this made into a dynamic wallpaper:

http://www.wallpaperbetter.com/wallp...-wallpaper.jpg
     
And.reg  (op)
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Dec 10, 2018, 01:24 PM
 
It’s been a few weeks.

Are there any other dynamic desktops that we can download?

‘Tis the season for something festive
     
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Dec 10, 2018, 06:27 PM
 
The reason nobody other than Apple is offering dynamic desktops is that it’s not possible for anyone outside of Apple to make them.

https://iphone.appleinsider.com/arti...n-macos-mojave
     
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Jun 22, 2019, 01:11 PM
 
Found these: http://dynwalls.com - https://dynamicwallpaper.club/gallery

Also how to make your own: https://github.com/kush-agra/Dynamic_Walls-app/

Info on 2nd link: https://www.howtogeek.com/369645/dow...make-your-own/

Since I didn't see anything from Apple about any feature in Catalina to create your own, I figure... maybe this would work.

Edit: Another app to make your own: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1435296403?ign-mpt=uo%3D8.
Anyone tried it yet?
     
   
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