Do more with your desktop background. Animate it, tune it, awake it. All you need is PureDesktop and your imagination.
All Reviews:
Mixed (11) - 63% of the 11 user reviews for this software are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 2, 2019

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Note: This Early Access software is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to use this software in its current state, then you should wait to see if it progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We are already far with the development. However, there are still some points that we would like to revise or expand before we release the software.

In addition, we want to know from you, what you think of the software and what you would like to have different. Because not only us should inspire the software, but also you. So help us optimizing the software in the best possible way.”

Approximately how long will this software be in Early Access?

“Hard to say. It depends on how much interest there is in the software, what the community wants to change and how well the development works.

Let's say 3 months :)”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

  • Software should become more stable
  • More extensions
  • Improved UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface)
  • Archievements
  • Better Tutorials (within software and in forum)

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Current features:
  • You can use more than 15 predefined extensions
  • You can learn the basics with our interactive tutorials (will be improved later)
  • You can create projects
  • You can add elements to the project
  • You can configure and combine elements
  • You can include your own extensions
  • You can download projects and extensions from the ShareCenter
  • You can make condition based projects (will be improved later)

The software can be unstable because it is still in early access (beta). If you find a mistake, please let us know. We will fix the error as soon as possible.”

Will this software be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Nope. Still free.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

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Recent updates View all (9)

August 23

Update - V1.0.48

  • Fixed a bug with the text extension
  • Fixed a bug with the translation system
  • Smaller improvements
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August 17

Update - V1.0.46

We have fixed a critical issue that has caused crashes in the initial setup.
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About This Software

With PureDesktop you can easily create your own animated wallpaper. Videos, Pictures, Effects, Visualizers and much more. Everything you need in one application. With the power of Qt and QML you can easily create your own Extensions. Or get extensions from the community over the ShareCenter. Also you can download complete wallpaper from the community or publish your own wallpapers.

The software needs a bit of training and is not "Plug'n'Play". It therefore requires a little training time! Please note this!

  • Layer based design
  • Live Designer
  • High Performance
  • Low CPU usage
  • Different modes: Behind Desktop, Over Desktop, Always on top
  • Share Center - Upload and download extensions and wallpapers
  • Reacts to mouse and keyboard
  • The full Qt package: Qt3D, QML, OpenGL, QtQuick, Qt WebEngine (Chromium), Shaders and soon Lottie

60 FPS should be stable most of the time, but it depends on the amount of visual effects and layers your wallpaper is using. The Software will run with a lower CPU priority, which leads to lags if some other process (like games) is running at the same time. But rather your wallpaper is lagging than your game ;)
You also have some Performance-Options like Render-Type, Swap-Interval, etc.

Thanks to the simple integration of Qt plugins (QML / C ++) extensions can be developed quickly and efficiently. Anyone can expand the software as required. No matter if visualizer, effects, multimedia, animations, web content, launcher ... There are no limits.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2 GHz - 1 Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: HD Graphics 4000
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Only 64 Bit systems are supported
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2 GHz - 4 Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 / AMD HD7870
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Only 64 Bit systems are supported

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