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By TrozWare

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Pic-a-POD is a utility application that downloads the picture of the day from a selection of web sites and optionally sets your desktop picture to a selected or random one of these pics.

Download PODs from:
• Astronomy
• Earth Observatory
• Earth Science
• Flickr
• Lunar POD
• National Geographic
• Wikimedia
• Wikipedia

Set your desktop picture to any of the downloaded photos.

Change to a random desktop periodically from Pic-a-POD or from your iPhoto library.

Browse through all the downloaded pics.

Share links to the pics via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or email.

What's New in Version 2.0.6

Updated for Mountain Lion.
Desktop changes posted to Mountain Lion Notification Center so you can get info about your current desktop with a swipe.
Sharing a link to a pic will use Mountain Lion's new sharing facilities if available.
Closing main window no longer quits the app.

Bug fixes:
Twirly when receiving new image was not always disappearing.
Status bar looked wrong with Mountain Lion.

Note: Pic-a-POD is no longer compatible with OS X 10.6.x but if any users are still using 10.6, please email me and we can work something out.


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  • $1.49
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0.6
  • Size: 2.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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