xBack is a utility that allows you replace your desktop picture with a screen saver. While there are other ways to do it, none match xBacks ease of use or feature set. With xBack, you can bring your desktop to life.Feature list:
Quickly start/stop the desktop screen saver Easily change the desktop screen saver Media Support
- iPhoto Albums and Slideshows
- Quartz Composer files ( Mac OS X v10.4+ Only )
- Create your own Slide Shows to share with others.
Configure screen saver preferences without having to open System Preferences Preview screen savers without having to open System Preferences Menu based usage - no wasted space in the dock Expose Compatible Set a different background for each display
"xBack is, in fact, wicked cool, way cooler than even the Fonz!"-Joseph from MacMentor.org
"Xback beats the pants off using the terminal to do this..."-Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus
"This with the "Marine Aquarium" is Maceavan!"-Brian Freeman
"Niiice =)"-Bob Guthrie on Version Tracker
"AWESOME"-djudstra on Version Tracker
Books/Bundles in which xBack is reviewed or mentioned.
Some books/bundles may also include xBack on included media.
Mac Mania IV
During MacMania IV, xBack was picked as one of Woz's favorites. !
Read why MacMentor.org gave xBack 9/10 Apples by clicking here !
Read what MacCompanion.com had to say about xBack by clicking here or here!
MacMonkies.com declared xBack Very Ape!
xBack was mentioned in Dr. Mac's OS X Tip-of-the-Day
Requires Mac OS X v10.6 or later.
- Added Lion Support
Click here to learn how to create xBack Slide Shows
xBackClick here to download xBack for Snow Leopard ( 10.6 ) and Lion ( 10.7 ).
Click here to download xBack for Leopard ( 10.5 ).
Quartz Composer AnimationsClick here to download some Quartz Composer Animations.
To install :
- Download composer file ( files end in *.qtz ) and place in your ~/Library/Screen Savers folder
- Select the file from the xBack menu
Cool Screen Savers to use with xBack
xBack is Shareware and costs US $10. Click here to go to our purchase page.