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Mountain Lion Screensavers: Let it snow!

8 October 2012 5,474 views No Comment

Whether you're in a cubicle at work or you live in a some weatherless place, the easiest and warmest way to get some snow in your life is a Mac screensaver…

There are few things more peaceful than the sight of gently falling snow. That said, for better and not so much, whether in a cubicle at work or because you live in some weatherless place, snow often is a luxury. The easiest, and warmest, workaround is a Mac screensaver — let it snow (wherever).

Here are a pair of free and “flakey” OS X Mountain Lion Mac screensavers, tested compatible on 2007 iMac.

• Flake-Saver (download)
— This is a simple OpenGL screensaver for OSX in cocoa
— Uses a very simple custom NSOpenGLView, as a subview of a ScreenSaverView/
— “It might be a handy starting point for other projects though”

• LotsaSnow, download
— Displays pretty falling snowflakes, each unique, on your screen

Of these two, LotsaSnow (image above) is the more attractive.

That said, my favorite “unscreensaver” is Let It Snow ($0.99), a small application that runs in the background that brings falling snow to your Mac. It is very tweakable and doesn’t require a lot of resources — very pleasant.

Know of other OS X Mountain Lion compatible Mac screensavers, with snow? Share a link in the comments below…

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— Holiday screensavers for OS X Lion
— Dozens of Free HD Wallpapers for OS X Mountain Lion
— Fractal Screensavers for OS X Mountain Lion
— 15 free Mountain Lion screensavers
— 10 Mountain Lion wallpapers for your Mountain Lion Mac

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