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1. Angels and Daemons - Angel is a screen saver that shows images available from ZeroConf network (Bonjour). Daemon is an image server that can capture whole screen image automatically.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X)
  • Programming Language: Objective C
  • Operating System: OS X
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop

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2. Bitwise Stack of Life Games - Eye candy showing parallel Conway's Life games in the bit planes of the screen.

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  • Topic: Graphics, Screen Savers
  • User Interface: X Window System (X11), Win32 (MS Windows)
  • Programming Language: C, Python
  • Operating System: All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language)
  • License: BSD License, GNU Library or Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 4 - Beta

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3. ClockSaver - Screensaver module for Mac OS X Leopard that displays an analog clock.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X)
  • Translations: English, German, Japanese
  • Programming Language: Objective C
  • Operating System: OS X
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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4. Countdown Timers - Two programs, one in Java and one in Javascript, which display a configurable graphical countdown timer on a computer. Useful for testing situations and short-range anticipated events.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers, Presentation, Office/Business, Testing
  • User Interface: Web-based, Win32 (MS Windows), X Window System (X11)
  • Translations: English
  • Programming Language: Java, JavaScript
  • Operating System: OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: Customer Service, Education, End Users/Desktop, Manufacturing
  • Development Status: 3 - Alpha

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5. CruiseSaver: CruiseControl Screen Saver - CruiseSaver is a screen saver for CruiseControl. Each of your CruiseControl projects is represented by a floating orb. Color and labels indicate the projects current build status.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • Programming Language: Java
  • Operating System: OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: Developers, End Users/Desktop, Quality Engineers, Information Technology
  • Development Status: 4 - Beta

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6. Cubes Screen Saver - Cubes is yet another OpenGL screen saver. The effect is not unlike psychedelic cubist guts twisting and churning on-screen. Screen savers are always fun, for about a minute and a half.


  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X), OpenGL, Win32 (MS Windows)
  • Programming Language: Objective C, C++, C
  • Operating System: OS X, WinXP
  • License: BSD License
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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7. DeskSaver - Desksaver has a sleek, streamlined UI that allows you to set the screensaver of your choice as your desktop background.


  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X)
  • Programming Language: AppleScript
  • Operating System: All BSD Platforms (FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD/Apple Mac OS X)
  • License: Artistic License
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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8. DeskToy - An OS X screen saver that renders a 3d "perpetual motion" desk toy with up to 10 weighted rings.

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  • Topic: Simulations, Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X), OpenGL
  • Programming Language: Objective C, C++
  • Operating System: OS X
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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9. Dictionary Saver - Mac OS X screensaver that shows the definition of a randomly chosen word on screen using the dict protocol.


  • Topic: Screen Savers, Internet
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X)
  • Translations: English
  • Programming Language: Objective C
  • Operating System: OS X, All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes)
  • License: BSD License
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 4 - Beta

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10. Distributed Programming with Java - Utilize Java to create an application capable of massivly parallel operations. Application will be targeted as a Napster Clone, with the additional capability of downloading projects which are seeking computer time.

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  • Topic: Clustering, Scientific/Engineering, Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Web-based, Win32 (MS Windows), X Window System (X11)
  • Translations: English
  • Programming Language: Java
  • Operating System: OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language)
  • License: Artistic License
  • Intended Audience: Developers, End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 1 - Planning

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11. DopeLup - Nice Screensaver for Mac OS X. It is completely written in Objective-C using the Cocoa Screensaver Framwork. Some settings are available for customizing the options.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X)
  • Translations: English, German
  • Programming Language: Objective C
  • Operating System: OS X
  • License: Artistic License, GNU Library or Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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12. Electric Sheep - Electric sheep realizes the collective dream of sleeping computers from all over the internet. It's a distributed screen-saver for evolving artificial organisms.


  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Win32 (MS Windows), Cocoa (MacOS X), X Window System (X11)
  • Programming Language: C, C++
  • Operating System: FreeBSD, Linux, OS X, All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), All BSD Platforms (FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD/Apple Mac OS X)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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13. Fluere - This is a screensaver for Mac OS X based on the ancient Satori screensaver in After Dark 2.0. It is also very similar to the swirl xlock screensaver.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Cocoa (MacOS X)
  • Programming Language: Objective C, C
  • Operating System: OS X
  • License: GNU General Public License version 3.0 (GPLv3)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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14. Hurricane Tracker - A hurricane tracking screensaver


  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Carbon (Mac OS X), X Window System (X11), Win32 (MS Windows)
  • Programming Language: REALbasic
  • Operating System: OS X, Linux, 32-bit MS Windows (NT/2000/XP)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 2 - Pre-Alpha

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15. Java Slideshow - Java Slideshow is a platform independent image viewer especially for huge collections. It provides an easy command line interface, supports tagging and view by category, zoom, move and has some file manager functions like delete file or find duplicates.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers, Presentation, Viewers
  • User Interface: Command-line, Java Swing
  • Translations: English, German, Chinese (Simplified)
  • Programming Language: C, Perl, Java
  • Operating System: OS Independent (Written in an interpreted language)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 1 - Planning, 2 - Pre-Alpha

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16. LAscreeN - LAscreeN is a screensaver with network connectivity. It displays graphics, which can leave the screen and enter the "next" screensaver in the LAN. The networking is based on a p2p technique.


  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Java Swing, Java AWT
  • Programming Language: Java
  • Operating System: OS Portable (Source code to work with many OS platforms)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 4 - Beta

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17. lazyread - Lazyread auto-scrolls files or command output to the screen. Change scroll modes, scroll-speed, colors, pause, search, etc. Render text, HTML, PDF, gzip, tar, zip, ar, bzip2, MS-Word, nroff, binary, directories, .deb, .so, .rpm, piped output and more

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  • Topic: Text Editors, Database, Education, Logging, Screen Savers, Terminals
  • User Interface: Curses/Ncurses
  • Translations: English
  • Programming Language: C
  • Operating System: Linux, All BSD Platforms (FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD/Apple Mac OS X), All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes)
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop, Education
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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18. Madeira Saver - A trip around the island of Madeira through a screen saver.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Plugins
  • Operating System: OS X
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 6 - Mature

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19. matrixgl - The Matrix Screensaver - A 3D matrix screensaver based on The Matrix Reloaded. Supports widescreen setups, and can be run on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, BSD and many other UNIX based operating systems.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers, Graphics
  • User Interface: GLUT, OpenGL, X Window System (X11)
  • Programming Language: C
  • Operating System: All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), 64-bit MS Windows, OS X
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

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20. Maxtrix Decoder - This screen saver is a bit of a redo of the matrix. it scrolls horizontaly instead of vertically and is in a frame as a sort of codebreaker. built with allegro.

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  • Topic: Screen Savers
  • User Interface: Allegro, Win32 (MS Windows)
  • Translations: English
  • Programming Language: C++
  • Operating System: All 32-bit MS Windows (95/98/NT/2000/XP), Linux, OS X
  • License: GNU Library or Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
  • Intended Audience: End Users/Desktop
  • Development Status: 2 - Pre-Alpha

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