Animated Desktop Images – How to Obtain Them?
Animated desktop images give a new visual appearance on the desktop. They are motion enabled images to build an animated desktop based on several themes such as entertainment, sports, space scenes and pets. Such images can be downloaded directly from the animated desktop developing websites. There are also special software programs that aid in creating animated desktop images by one’s own.
For downloading pre-made animated pictures, an internet connection is required. There a lot of websites from where those pictures can be downloaded. Make sure that the image should be compatible with the operating system. Mac operating systems and Windows support animated desktops. Go for the websites that avoid software Trojans and spyware. After finding a secure website, download the file by clicking on the link and save to a location.
Once the download completes, locate the file, double-click on it and start installation. Now the animated desktop can be enhanced using the applications menu. In Windows, select the menu ‘Start’, then ‘All programs’ from the options shown and find the installed image. In Mac, the animated desktop can be run by opening the folder ‘Applications’ from the menu ‘Places’. This way, the desktop background can be set with an animated image.
For creating animated desktop background, desktop animation software like Stardock’s DeskScapes is needed. The first step is to install the program in computer and launch it. Import a wallpaper, video or picture that you want to change to an animated desktop image. Using animator’s tools, one can add special effects to the loaded image or color the wallpapers or even combine multiple pictures in to a single background. On the other hand, a video file can also be designated as a desktop setting. Finally, the edited wallpaper is saved as an animation and the file activated as a desktop animation using the software.