Download Background Images - Best Software & Apps

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Background Explorer

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows Phone

      Bing backgrounds on your Windows Phone

      9
      4 votes
      • PROS: Good quality images, Use as background, Renewed periodically, Share on social networks, Search for location on internet
      • CONS: Not much variety of themes
    • 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
    • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • Papyrus

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows Phone
        Android
        Windows Mobile
        Symbian

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

        0
        1 vote
        • PROS: Simple and straightforward, Ability to annotate images and change background, Export as PDF, JPG or PNG, Strong erase function
        • CONS: When using a stylus, it doesn't always detect your handwriting
      • 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
      • Make America Kittens Again

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Fun Software to Replace Donald Trump Images with Kittens

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: A simple and user-friendly interface, The application will automatically run as a background process
        • CONS: Donald Trump photos with incorrect tags will still appear, Entire pages may be unintentionally blocked
      • Snow panoramic Windows themes

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Snow Panoramic Windows Themes by Microsoft (Free)

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Choose from different background images, Change the colour of your windows
        • CONS: Only a limited number of images to choose from, Only a limited number of images to choose from
      • 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
      • 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
      • Decompose

        1.2

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Make cool composite images

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Efficient and simple, Smooth edges, Removes background color
        • CONS: Can be difficult to see result in transparent area, Saves only as TIFF
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