Next-Gen PC Live Wallpaper.
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December 9

UPDATES: Menu and Mouse impovemets.



This time we have prepared a small correction for Menu and Mouse to minimize problems.

The menu will be displayed by default near the middle of the screen. You can still move them to any place. The problem was faced by users with different settings of many screens and by default they did not see the menu.

The script responsible for controlling and pressing the mouse has been corrected.

Unfortunately, we still have a problem with Avast and AVG that blocks one of our files.

If you are running these programs or you have a similar problem, please check the solution:

https://steamcommunity.com/app/927730/discussions/0/1744479698802446865/

We reported the problem to Avast and AVG and we hope that it will add us to their whitelist.

Best Regards,
3DM
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November 15

First Weeks Summary



From the beginning of the release of our wallpaper, we have published three updates in which we repaired the errors you reported. Thank you for that.

Here's a list of recent changes:

  • Fixed controls and menu
  • Improved Startup system to work every time.
  • Added Game Mode button to play a game. When you finish your game, get back to your new wallpaper.
  • Fixed Mouse input.
  • Added draggable menu
  • Removed feature "freeze" (was useless)
  • Updated icons
  • and more

You can read all the changes on the main page of this project.

Some users suggest that the wallpaper contains a Trojan, which is not true. As this is a wallpaper and must be visible under the windows and icons then we need to cheat the Windows system a bit. Small anti-virus programs sometimes read this as an attack but it is not really.

We encourage everyone to evaluate our project, unfortunately, most often it happens when something goes wrong.

We are very grateful for your help.

Of course, there will be more updates ;D

btw. we are close to completing a new project which will soon be published on Steam. ;) stay tuned.

Enjoy your flight!

3DM
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Reviews

“[RECOMMENDED] This is a pretty nice live wallpaper to have, a good view from the International Space Station while it orbits around Earth. The Hi-Res images are pretty fun to stare at. Worth the 1.99 USD price.”
100 – (Curator) IndieGems

“[RECOMMENDED] 3D Earth Time Lapse PC Live Wallpaper is a Live desktop background/screensaver. You can adjust things like the sun, rotations, camera distance/location. Sharp light effects, northern light, and more!”
100 – (Curator) Press Start To Begin Curator

“[RECOMMENDED] Отличное приложение которое заменить ваши старые монотонные обои. Утилита представляет собой живые обои планеты Земля которую можно всячески вращать и наблюдать за жизнью.Познавательная мелоч за гроши”
100 – (Curator) SGGVK

About This Software

We see the wallpapers on our screen every day. Apart from increasing the resolution, they have not changed for many years. Today we have powerful devices and wallpaper is still a flat picture. Our plan is simple! take the wallpapers to a new level.

3D Earth Time Lapse PC is a project that simulates the view from the International Space Station ISS which acts as an interactive wallpaper that is displayed under Windows icons and windows. Thanks to this, each time your wallpaper will be unique and ready for your instructions!

You can change the direction, height or speed of orbiting to the ground. After selecting any country, its name will be displayed so you will always know where you are.

3D Earth Time Lapse PC also has a system of positioning the earth relative to the sun. When you have the night and the wallpaper in the place where you live it will also be the night. You can also manually set the rate of the day and night changes.

The land is built of high-quality 16K textures on which you can see details like lakes or rivers and at night we will see the night lights of roads and cities. In addition, the land has effects like storms or auroras.

The project contains most of the countries that you can highlight and choose your own to fly to it on demand.
3DM Live Wallpapers is not responsible for correct mapping/changes of borders and names of all countries. We are not the creators of the system of division into countries.
The "Game Mode" button will allow you to stop the wallpaper when you want to play the normal game. This will cause the wallpaper will not drill down on the CPU and video card. Thanks to this you can play as always and then return to your wallpaper and unique views.

The wallpaper has an extensive menu where you can change the modes and effects of the camera, graphics settings and many more.

WALLPAPER FEATURES

> 16K Earth maps resolution.
> Full flight control.
> Real-Time or Manual sun position and speed.
> Interactive countries with names, borders and the biggest cities.
> Game Mode button to stop wallpaper to play normal games.
> Globe mode to see all the earth.
> Different globe position.
> Home button to fly to your country.
> Graphics settings.
> Flying objects.
> More details like thunderstorms, Aurora, moving clouds.
> Probably something more ... and will be more ;)

Attention!

Wallpaper is for WINDOWS 10 Only

Multi-Screen users:
We recommend using the same size screens. Wallpaper will be automatically fitted to your multi-screens. The menu is draggable so now you can place it where do you want. For the best experience, you can set earth position on one side to keep the earth at only one screen.

Fake Antivirus reports:
This wallpaper was tested by us and Steam platform and we didn't notice any trojans by professional antivirus software. This is a Unity3D project where we had to use some tricks to run it as wallpaper under the icons/windows and to keep control over "mouse input". Some of the small antiviruses might take it as an attack but this is not true. Steam very carefully check all of the content and we can promise that there is no virus/trojans!

How to disconnect with Steam?:
When you use this wallpaper and a normal Steam game you might want to disconnect wallpaper with Steam to use chat or other features. To do this you have to select 3D Earth Time Lapse PL, "Properties" in your Steam Library. Please uncheck "Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game".

How to turn off this wallpaper?:
To turn off this project you can select "Close the app" button inside the menu. Also, you can run "Game Mode" and use "X" in the right top corner.

HOW DO INTERACTIVE WALLPAPERS WORK?
Interactive wallpaper works just like a normal game, but it is displayed under icons and windows of the Windows system. The wallpaper is active all the time so that you always have a unique view. Unlike standard "flat" wallpapers, this one will always be something else. A 3D environment posed for interaction, which allows you to influence its appearance.

CAN I PLAY GAMES WITH THIS WALLPAPER?
Of course! To reduce almost to 0 using the processor and graphics card at any time you can "pause" the wallpaper and return to it when you finish playing. Also recommended when working on larger projects or renderings. Unfortunately, at the present moment, it is not possible to automate this process.

CONSUMPTION OF PC RESOURCES
As it is a 3D application it must take its own. We have this in mind and therefore maintaining low demand is our priority. 3D Earth Time Lapse PC also appears on mobile devices (Android) and works great on medium range phones. The wallpaper also has graphics settings so you can limit some effects. Just like in games, you can set options for your PC hardware.

WHY EARTH?
The idea came up years ago when I watched recordings from the ISS International Space Station. The views are amazing but I missed one ... freedom of flight control. The graphics engine allows more, for example, interactive countries. And that's how the project was made ...;)

DO THE PROJECT WILL BE DEVELOPED
Of course, we still have ideas and sometimes users themselves share their ideas with us that we will try to add in the amendments. Unfortunately, we are very limited by the use of PC resources so we can not implement all ideas. For example, we could use texture 64k! (sic!) but the project would take almost 4GB when it's just a "wallpaper" ;d

SUPPORT
We are a tiny team that wants to create interactive applications that diversify well-known Windows wallpapers. We try to make each project unique, bringing something new to your screen. Every support is valuable to us. Ratings and comments help us move forward and make even better interactive wallpapers.

3D Earth Time Lapse PC is our first project on the Steam platform, but we promise that with your support there will be more truly unique projects.

Have a nice flight!
3DM

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 only
    • Processor: 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 only
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz or better
    • Memory: 8 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 4GB of VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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