iScreensaver

Features


What's New in iScreensaver Designer 6

Modern Compatibility:
Screensavers build for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 (See Notes) to 10 and macOS 10.11 to 10.14. Full System Requirements.

Legacy Compatibility:
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.

Simple Installers:
Creates full-featured installers/uninstallers for Macintosh and Windows. Screensavers can be previewed from the installer, 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.

Bumpers:
Choose a sequence item to be played once every time the screensaver starts.

HUD Navigator:
Thumbnail icons let you jump to any item within the screensaver.

Password Protection:
Works with all standard lock-screen security features of macOS and Windows.

Screen Resolution:
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.

Easy Uninstall:
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.

Audio Controls:
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.

Website Link:
Include a clickable URL so your screensaver users can find your website.