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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:50 pm    Post subject: A very cool screensaver Reply with quote

I saw this screensaver yesterday over at osxdaily.com, and thought I would pass along a link. I'm sure some of you have seen it before, but it's still cool. I downloaded it on my MBP and it's very nice. It's the Snowfall screensaver.

http://osxdaily.com/2006/12/18/snowfall-the-best-snow-screensaver-for-mac-os-x-used-in-apple-stores-this-holiday-season/

Here's a screenshot of the screensaver in action on my MBP. I provided the background image, and the screensaver added the snowflakes.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is a nice screensaver. Looks about like London, Ontario looks right now with all the lake effect snow they've been getting. I hope Peterborough looks like that by Christmas time.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:57 pm    Post subject: Re: A very cool screensaver Reply with quote

wavinwayne wrote:
...Here's a screenshot of the screensaver in action on my MBP. I provided the background image, and the screensaver added the snowflakes...


Hi Wayne,

How do you provide or add your background image to the screensavor? Thanks
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thx for sharing

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:41 am    Post subject: Re: A very cool screensaver Reply with quote

fiat wrote:
wavinwayne wrote:
...Here's a screenshot of the screensaver in action on my MBP. I provided the background image, and the screensaver added the snowflakes...


Hi Wayne,

How do you provide or add your background image to the screensavor? Thanks


1. Right click (control+click) on an open space on your desktop.
2. Click on "Change Desktop Background".
3. Click on "Screen Saver".
4. On the left side of the screen saver dialog box, scroll to the bottom where you should see "Snowfall". Select "Snowfall", then click "Options".
5. You should see an option for selecting a background image of your choosing.

Hope that helps. Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:03 pm    Post subject: Re: A very cool screensaver Reply with quote

wavinwayne wrote:
fiat wrote:
wavinwayne wrote:
...Here's a screenshot of the screensaver in action on my MBP. I provided the background image, and the screensaver added the snowflakes...


Hi Wayne,

How do you provide or add your background image to the screensavor? Thanks


1. Right click (control+click) on an open space on your desktop.
2. Click on "Change Desktop Background".
3. Click on "Screen Saver".
4. On the left side of the screen saver dialog box, scroll to the bottom where you should see "Snowfall". Select "Snowfall", then click "Options".
5. You should see an option for selecting a background image of your choosing.

Hope that helps. Smile

Wayne, I tried, but only had no success on step 5. When I open "Options" panel, the only thing I can do is check the box for a background image and the image shown there is just a plain gray; no way to change that image or select one in my computer. Any help? Tks.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:11 pm    Post subject: Re: A very cool screensaver Reply with quote

fiat wrote:
wavinwayne wrote:
fiat wrote:
wavinwayne wrote:
...Here's a screenshot of the screensaver in action on my MBP. I provided the background image, and the screensaver added the snowflakes...


Hi Wayne,

How do you provide or add your background image to the screensavor? Thanks


1. Right click (control+click) on an open space on your desktop.
2. Click on "Change Desktop Background".
3. Click on "Screen Saver".
4. On the left side of the screen saver dialog box, scroll to the bottom where you should see "Snowfall". Select "Snowfall", then click "Options".
5. You should see an option for selecting a background image of your choosing.

Hope that helps. Smile

Wayne, I tried, but only had no success on step 5. When I open "Options" panel, the only thing I can do is check the box for a background image and the image shown there is just a plain gray; no way to change that image or select one in my computer. Any help? Tks.


Try double-clicking the image to change it.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Wayne.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

fiat wrote:
Thanks, Wayne.


Happy to help.
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