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Magic Window - Timelapse Desktop

By Jetson Creative LLC

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Magic Window is the absolute best and most beautiful live wallpaper and screen saver available for your Mac. It includes complete timelapse views of coasts, beaches, cities, mountains, lakes, and more. Watch as time and light slowly paint the skies beautiful colors and the cities transform from day to night and back again.

Chosen by Apple as a Staff Favorite, What's Hot, and New & Noteworthy
#1 entertainment app in more than 20 countries worldwide

Created by the same team that brought you Magic Window for iPad and iPhone, Timelapse Desktop is a new style of desktop wallpaper made using timelapse photography. The wallpapers slowly blend over time revealing magical changes in scenery and color.

Magic Window includes 100 scenes: 7 are built into the app, and 93 are downloaded after you install the app. We use scene downloads so we can bring you more and more scenes without making the app larger and larger. There are no additional charges for scenes. You can install the app on as many Macs as you want and download scenes as many times as you want.

Magic Window scenes are full 16:10 HD resolution (1920x1200) and look fantastic on every single Mac as well as HD displays. These are truly high definition wallpapers, not stretched low resolution videos.

Magic Window fully supports multiple monitors, allowing you to have different scenes on each display and to selectively enable or disable displays. AirPlay can also be used in Mountain Lion to display the scenes on an Apple TV.

Magic Window offers a variety of speeds that let you control how much CPU it consumes. On the slowest speed Magic Window can consume less than 2% CPU, leaving your Mac free to focus on other tasks.


Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Chicago, Edinburgh, Hamburg, Florence, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Lucerne, New Orleans, New York City, Paris, Prague, Portland, Rome, San Francisco, Seattle, Tokyo, Venice

Bohicket Marina, Glen Lake, Half Moon Bay, Iceland, Lake Tahoe, Lake Murray, Pyramid Lake, Santa Monica, Suisse Fog, Pacifica, Oregon Coast

Hill Street Bridge (New York), Ivinghoe Beacon (England), River Falls (Wisconsin), Saugerties Lighthouse, Tuscany (Val d'Elsa)

Carson Valley (Nevada), Gore Range (Colorado), Heavenly Mountain (California), Mt. Shasta (Summer & Winter), Vail Village (Colorado), Whiskeytown Lake (California)

Battersea Power Station, Charleston Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge, Los Angeles Airport, Boston, Logan Airport, Martinez Refinery, Oakland Railyards, Rainbow Bridge, Tower Bridge

This is not a system screen saver - it works independently of the system screen saver.

What's New in Version 1.6

- Fully compatible with OS X Mavericks
- 7 new scenes including Walden Pond, Boston, San Diego, and Atlanta. Now includes 100 total scenes!
- Black out system wallpaper option
- Adjusted title fonts
- Various bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

The Absolute BEST!

Update! to "You are going to just fall in love with this! I have tried several others like it, or those that attempt to do the beautiful and relaxing art that this does but this one is the absolute best! I highly recomend! Thanks for developing just what I've been looking for! Keep up the wonderful work! I just LOVE this!"
I have the IOS version and this, I love them both. I wish this version, desktop, had the sounds function as the iPhone version. When people walk by and see this on my Macbook Pro they go "Its moving" and then "where did you get that?" Every time! It does take up some memory so I have to download a few new ones every now and then and delete the ones I'm not using. So what! Ha! To have the super high quality sharp and crisp picture it is well worth it. I have had excelent comunication with the team. Very professional. I'm thinking about adding a wall mounted screen just dedicated to this. Thank you Magic Window!, signed, a fan!

Gets better and better all the time

I love this app; he keeps adding more and more great scenes. My list of favorite scenes is getting long!

I highly recommend this app to anyone who appreciates great photos.

Love It!

Breathtaking scenery that changes slowly over time, almost as if you're actually standing there. I also love how you can hide the icon on the dock, so it doesn't add to the clutter. 5/5!

Magic Window - Timelapse Desktop
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  • $6.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated: Oct 05, 2013
  • Version: 1.6
  • Size: 685 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Jetson Creative LLC

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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