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iScreensaver version 6.8.2 includes more fixes for video playback when using the HUD (Head's Up Display) onscreen controls, improves the reliability of grabbing Thumbnail icons from video and GLB/GLTF files. It also includes small fixes in preparation for macOS Monterey and Windows 11 (both of which are in beta).



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We are pleased to announce the release of iScreensaver version 6 which supports macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) through 11 (Big Sur) and Windows 7 through 10. Read about Version 6

[Solved] Security Update 2020-005 breaks swift-based screensavers

It appears that Security Update 2020-005 is causing trouble with Screen Savers which are built using the Swift Runtime, which includes screensavers built with iScreensaver, as well as others.


Symptoms: after updating to Security Update 2020-005 on macOS 10.14 Mojave:

  • Swift-built screensavers no longer funcion
  • You will get a blank screen when the screensaver activates the first time.
  • After the first time, the screensaver will revert to the default macOS screensaver
  • Attempts to view the screensaver in System Preferences / Desktop & Screen Saver will give a blank page
  • Crash logs indicate that the com.apple.preference.desktopscreeneffect.screeneffects.remoteservice process is crashing


We are investigating the issue and hope to have more soon.


In the mean time, if you are using any swift-based screensavers on macOS and want to run the 2020-005 Security Update, we recommend you temporarily switch back to one of the default macOS screensavers until this issue is resolved.


Alternatively, you could delay installing Security Update 2020-005, but it's generally not a good idea to skip security updates like this.

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