Download Screen Effect - Best Software & Apps

  • Photobie

    6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Graphics editor with multi-layer support

    6
    73 votes
    • PROS: Supports multi-layer editing, Supports screen capturing, Transparent-effect interface
    • CONS: Not pleasant to use, Steep learning curve
  • iPhone 5s Lock Screen

    3.90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Unlock your Android phone the Apple way!

    6
    15 votes
    • PROS: Authentic iPhone unlocking effect, Several lock screen backgrounds to choose from, Includes working battery indicator
    • CONS: Doesn't support the iOS 7 lock screen design, Lock can be easily by-passed using the camera app swiper
  • LotsaWater

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Stunning shimmering water effect screensaver

    7
    23 votes
    • PROS: Stunning water shimmering effect, Controls over how CPU intensive it is
    • CONS: Heavy on CPU and resources
  • Electric Screen Live Wallpaper

    2.1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lightning effect wallpaper fails to stun

    7
    6 votes
    • PROS: Nice zapping noise when you touch the screen
    • CONS: Crude animation, Irritating, Drains battery quickly
  • Dog Screen Cleaner

    1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    This cute pug will lick your screen clean

    8
    20 votes
    • PROS: Funny effect
    • CONS: Just one dog to choose from, Video loops too frequently
  • Rainy Screensaver

    2.2.14

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Thunder and Lightning!

    8
    74 votes
    • PROS: Rain effect is quite realistic, Many options to configure it
    • CONS: Takes a while to load
  • Plasma Tunnel Screensaver

    1.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Spectacular OpenGL screensaver Mac OS X

    7
    9 votes
    • PROS: Impressive Plasma effect
    • CONS: Repetitive scenery
  • UR 3D Solar System Live Theme

    7.47.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Planets! Asteroids! Explosions! Danger! True fans of outer space, this one’s for you! This is our first wallpaper ever with a GYROSCOPE effect! Just tilt the screen to see planets and asteroids move with you.

    10
    1 vote
    • Hyperspace

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Unusual warp speed tunnel screensaver

      8
      6 votes
      • Strands

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Glowing, flexing lines on your desktop

        10
        3 votes
        • PROS: Lots of colors, Nice effect
        • CONS: A bit repetitive after a while
      • NightLights Screensaver

        3.1.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Soothing soft night lights screensaver

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Soothing effect, Configuration options
        • CONS: Requires registration to add more colors
      • 3D Matrix Screensaver

        1.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Attractive 3D screensaver with the Matrix effect

        7
        46 votes
        • Pixelcity Screensaver

          1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Atmospheric pixel effect screensaver

          10
          2 votes
          • PROS: Pans through the city, Impressive pixel effect
          • CONS: Scenery gets repetitive
        • Ignis Fatui Screensaver

          1.1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Windows

          Drifting light particles screensaver

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Allows you to customize particle formations, Impressive light drifting effect
          • CONS: Doesn't work with Snow Leopard
        • 3D Mad Scientist Penguins of Zoo Nation

          1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Watch crazed penguins bring ghouls back from the dead

          0
          1 vote
          • PROS: Blends horror and comedy to great effect, Spooky soundtrack, Superb 3D graphics and slick animation
          • CONS: Don't download if you're under 18 or prone to heart attacks
        • Plasma Screensaver

          10.1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Classic Plasma effect screensaver for Mac

          10
          1 vote
          • PROS: Authentic retro plasma effect
          • CONS: Should have more plasma styles to choose from
        • Strands

          1.2.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Glowing, flexing lines on your desktop

          0
          1 vote
          • PROS: Lots of colors, Nice effect
          • CONS: May not work with all configurations
        • Fireplace - Animated Screensaver

          5.07

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Relax beside this warming fireplace

          5
          22 votes
          • PROS: Nice fire effect, Cozy environment
          • CONS: Limited perspective: it would be great to move around the room, Fire effects get too repetitive
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