Screensavers build for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 (See Notes) to Windows 10, Windows 11, and macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) to macOS 12 (Monterey) and macOS 13 (Ventura). Full System Requirements.
Need to support older computers? Purchase a license bundle which includes codes for version 6, version 5 and 4.5, supporting Windows XP, Vista, and Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.10.
Creates full-featured installers/uninstallers for Macintosh and Windows. Screensavers can be previewed from the installer without installing, and can be used immediately after installation without restarting.
iPhone Live Photos: [New for 6]
Supports modern short-form movies created with iPhone Live Photos.
High Resolution Retina Displays: [Improved for 6]
Supports all 4k / UHD monitors, with images sizes up to 4096x4096 pixels.
Panorama Images: [New for 6]
Supports megapixel 360 degree (spherical) and 240 degree (cylindrical) panorama image formats.
Multiple Screen Support: [New for 6]
Screensavers can play back on all monitors. Users can use the screen saver settings window to select which screens will be active.
Movies as Screensavers: [Improved for 6]
Play movies as a screensaver - full support for HTML5-compliant MP4 / MPEG4 H.264 / AVC formats.
3D Model Support: [New for 6]
Import and animate 3D models using GLTF 2.0 (GLB) format. Import beautiful, high quality, fast motion animations from open-source 3d applications like Blender.
Multimedia / Mixed-media Screensavers:
Sequence together any number of images, videos, movies, animations.
Text Captions: [Improved for 6]
Add translucent styled text overlays, animated with XYZ motion effects. Text is retina-resolution (on supported systems).
Image Overlays: [Improved for 6]
Add floating images with transparency, with full XYZ motion effects and colorization.
Gatekeeper and AuthentiCode Support:
With additional third-party software and your own code-signing certificate, authors can digitally sign their screensaver installers. Details.
64-bit Support: [Improved for 6]
Edit screensavers and deploy on 64-bit versions of macOS and and 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows.
Multiple Audio Tracks:
Include a background audio soundtrack sequence that runs independently from the foreground video sequence.
Optional On-Screen Controls: [Improved for 6]
"Heads Up Display" (HUD), on-screen playback controls for both authors and end users. An optional "scrub to exit" to wiggle your mouse or trackpad and exit the screensaver even with the HUD enabled.
Choose a sequence item to be played once every time the screensaver starts.
Thumbnail icons let you jump to any item within the screensaver.
Works with all standard lock-screen security features of macOS and Windows.
Multiple design modes to develop screensavers for various aspect ratios. Preview high resolution screens in smaller sizes during development.
Live Preview During Installation:
Preview the screensaver content without installation.
You can deactivate and remove the software from within the screensaver itself, and in Windows the screensaver shows up in the 'Add/Remove Programs' control panel.
Set Volume and Mute from either the Control Panel or the on-screen HUD controls.
Screensaver Wake-up Options:
Wake your screensaver based on keyboard, mouse click, or adjustable level of mouse movement sensitivity.
Include a clickable URL so your screensaver users can find your website.