Two of the Best FREE Live Animated Desktop Wallpapers Engines for Windows in 2019

By | August 12, 2019

I was recently looking for a free Live Animated Desktop Wallpapers Engine and i instead i found 2 of them that are free and not like steam wallpaper engine thats costs $USD

These two are rePaper which you can get on GitHub

from this link and i will show you how to setup in step by step guide or tutorial video.

https://github.com/rocksdanister/rePaper

Repaper Installation Guide in English

The other one is DesktopHut which you can download for free from here:

https://www.desktophut.com/

DesktopHut Live Wallpaper Engine for Windows

Features

  • Video file as wallpaper support (Hardware Accelerated Playback optional)
  • Most of the processing is done via gpu shaders, low cpu usage.
  • Weather effect appearance is customisable:- raindrop size, speed, blur intensity etc.
  • Openweathermap API used to gather weather information.
  • Real-time day/night cycle based on sunrise-sunset time.
  • rePaper will pause when running fullscreen application or games (~0% cpu & gpu usage; main execution thread is stopped, background thread used for monitoring).
  • rePaper will pause when application focus change (optional).
  • Application rule: Set specific rePaper sleep rules based on running application.
  • Ultrawide resolution support, multimonitor systems partially supported.
  • Toggle windows 10 Light/Darkmode automatically based on time (optional).
  • Automatically detect clock, text color based on wallpaper (picture wallpaper only).
  • Your areas weather might not always be exciting, all the weather effects are user selectable.
  • Customizable – adjustable performance settings (fps, blur quality) , custom UI color, different clock styles & more.
  • Appears behind desktop icons.
  • Brightness change based on time of day & weather – less bright when clowdy, raining.
  • Can be used alongside Rainmeter.
  • Additional 4 weather presets for user customisation, turn it into radioactive wasteland, extreme rain..etc
  • Runs at system startup (optional).

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