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Live Wallpaper

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Live Wallpaper is a beautiful wallpaper with live clock and weather forecast. It provides a variety of themes which has different layouts and unique styles.

Currently, we have 24 official themes + many custom themes from our community. We are adding themes continuously (All themes are free). Each theme has the unique layout, clock, text, and weather forecast. Some themes also provide an animated wallpaper. Find custom themes from our community at

The application provides a variety of preferences. The main customization of each live wallpaper contains up to 4 parts
1) Wallpaper. Use default wallpaper of each theme or select your own wallpaper. Some themes have animating wallpapers.
2) Clock. Choose time format. You can hide or show it.
3) Custom text. Change your text. Also, you can hide or show it.
4) Weather forecast. Choose your location. The weather data shows up to 5 days depends on each theme. Also, you can hide or show it. We use weather forecast from NOAA (USA only) and

Our cool app also include these features
✭ Multiple monitors. You can choose to display different themes for each display.
✭ Edit mode. You can change the position of time, clock, or text to any position.
✭ When switch between spaces, Live Wallpaper will appear instantly.

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What's New in Version 2.6

- Add Theme Zombie.
- Add Theme SkyLine.
- Add Theme Currently.
- Add Theme Tree of Love.


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Customer Reviews

Nice But Needs Work

I really like the app. Here are the issues that I hope developer will correct (would like to change rating to 5 star).

Most themes have very low CPU usage.

I contacted the developer but no response (hence the reason I'm writing issues here).
Temperature doesn't always update. It's 10:25 AM now and was last updated at 6:53 AM. It says it's 72 degrees and it's actually 93 degrees (Sometimes it updates, sometimes it doesn't).
In preferences I changed the wallpaper to a local image. When I run certain apps (Aperture, StarryNight Pro, for example) the default wallpaper appears. When I exit the apps the wallpaper I selected comes back after a few seconds.
Some themes, especially the custom ones, have VERY high CPU usage. Some go as high as 60%, I have a new quad core MacBook Pro 2.3 GHz 16 GB RAM.

Good value for the price

Nothing earthshattering, but the wallpapers are pleasing to the eye. The live part is some basic animation or clock and weather on top of a static background, but it works and its something different to dress up your desktop for a little while. I would like to see more dramatic animations, maybe something interactive, but I’m sure that would be more CPU intensive and expensive. Overall, worth a buy if you’re bored with your desktop and want to dress it up.

Excellent Aplication - a few simple suggestions

The app itself functions virtually flawlessly and looks wonderful! It would be nice if there were a simple way for users to create and share their designs, using custome wallpapers, with customizable fonts and widgets. Additionally, it would be remarkably convinient if there were an option to turn off Live Wallpaper whilst unplugged from AC power to prevent battery drain.

Great app, worth the money; thank you, developers!

Live Wallpaper
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Weather
  • Updated: May 03, 2013
  • Version: 2.6
  • Size: 132 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Chanok Opapongpunt

Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later

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