Download Background Images - Best Software & Apps

  • Collagerator

    0.9.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Easily create photo mosaics and collages

    6
    23 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Several templates available, Export to various image formats, Easily reposition images, Change frame, background, and more, Enlarge/reduce images
    • CONS: No integrated image editor
  • Cut Me In Picture - Photo Background Changer so that you can change backgrounds in the image!

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Remove unwanted part of your photos by cutting it in any shape and paste it to beautiful background images.

    8
    1 vote
    • Wallpaper Downloader

      2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Use Bing background images as desktop wallpapers

      7
      9 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Changes wallpaper automatically, Can be set to rotate wallpapers
      • CONS: Quite low resolution (958x512), Option to download all wallpapers limited to donors
    • Photo Blur Effect - Hide Face or Any Object with Blurred Background

      1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Blurring on images is very useful for generating background effects and shadows.

      10
      1 vote
      • John's Background Switcher

        4.4.0.16

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Switch your desktop wallpaper periodically

        8
        32 votes
        • PROS: Allows you to select several different sources, Can use Flickr photos as background images
        • CONS: Doesn't work with all image format types
      • Backgrounds and Wallpapers HD

        3.6.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Great selection of high quality Android background wallpapers

        5
        3 votes
        • PROS: High quality images, Large, constantly-updated collection, Well organized user interface
        • CONS: You can't browse Live wallpapers
      • Bing Downloader

        2.0.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Get Bing's background images in a flash

        7
        34 votes
        • PROS: Fast, Doesn't require installation,
        • CONS: Have to create a special BingImages folder
      • WhatsApp Wallpaper

        2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Selection of free wallpapers for WhatsApp Messenger

        6
        19 votes
        • PROS: Attractive background images, Officially supported by WhatsApp
        • CONS: Configuration isn't the easiest
      • NASA Hidden Universe

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Amazing space theme for Windows 7

        8
        29 votes
        • PROS: Install with a double click, Many background images to choose from, Nice design
        • CONS: Images are watermarked
      • Mountain Lion Wallpaper Pack

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Mountain Lion wallpapers for your desktop background

        3
        9 votes
        • PROS: Includes 34 OS X Mountain Lion wallpapers, Wallpapers are all high quality, Good variety of images
        • CONS: Nothing outstandingly innovative
      • Background Images

        2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Nearly 3000 background textures for your desktop

        6
        17 votes
        • Cartoonix

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Funny, easy timewaster for kids of all ages

          8
          8 votes
          • PROS: Easy kids game with pretty background images
          • CONS: Monsters and player icon could have been nicer
        • Dream Wallpaper

          1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Refresh your desktop with a new background everyday

          8
          9 votes
          • PROS: Huge number of images available, Very easy to use and setup
          • CONS: Doesn't allow you to configure too many changes
        • FIFA 13 Wallpapers

          1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          26 free wallpapers celebrating the popular soccer game

          6
          10 votes
          • PROS: Nice images, 26 different wallpapers, Set background with one click
          • CONS: No options
        • Papyrus

          1.1.10

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          Windows Phone
          Symbian
          Windows Mobile

          This is a handwriting app you'll want to take note of

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Simple and straightforward, Ability to annotate images and change background, Export as PDF, JPG or PNG, Can insert different media types, Wide-range of on-screen commands
          • CONS: When using a stylus, it doesn't always detect your writing
        • Cosmos

          Free 1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          BlackBerry

          Multifunctional Windows optimizer, cleaner and backup tool

          7
          3 votes
          • PROS: Includes optimizer, cleaner and data recovery tool, 24 different functions, Easy to understand interface
          • CONS: Very generic optimizer/maintenance tool, Hard to gauge effectiveness in all areas
        • DeskSaver

          0.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Give your Mac a stunning moving desktop

          8
          5 votes
          • PROS: Superb close-up images, Original desktop background
          • CONS: No preferences at all, Can be off-putting with desktop in motion all the time, A little heavy on CPU
        • Apple Theme

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Symbian

          Turn your phone into a Mac wonderland

          7
          10 votes
          • PROS: Cool looking background images, Some nice Mac icons
          • CONS: Renders some menu text completely unreadable
        • WolfClock

          3.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Pocket PC

          Clock with support for backgrounds, personalized tones and songs

          8
          15 votes
          • PROS: Unlimited alarms, Cool background images, Highly customizable interface
          • CONS: Set-up menu is a bit fiddly
        • Mihov Background Tester

          0.6

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Test images as tiled background

          -
          No votes yet
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