DeskScapes 8.50 for Windows

by Stardock Corp.

Avg. Rating 3.1 (76 votes)

File Details

File Size 70.6 MB
License Shareware, $9.99
Operating System Windows 7/8
Date Added
Total Downloads 17,191
Publisher Stardock Corp.
Homepage DeskScapes

Publisher's Description

DeskScapes gives you the capability to animate and customize the wallpaper on your Windows desktop. Choose one of the animated wallpapers already included with DeskScapes, or use your own images WMV files to personalize your desktop.

Latest Reviews

Obiwan-shenobi

Obiwan-shenobi reviewed v3.25 on Nov 3, 2010

Not sure what the other posters are talking about. I have DeskScapes running on my laptop (nothing fancy) with no visible use of resources. From what I have read on their site it can also depend on the type of wallpaper you are using.

This is a cool app, I recommend it.

stevvie

stevvie reviewed v3.25 on Oct 31, 2010

WOW what a resource hog. I don't have the fastest/newest PC (Q6600 running at 3Ghz with 4gig ram) but this thing slowed even my web browsing down NOTICEABLY.

auutumnsun

auutumnsun reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

What a waste of money and a resource hog.

mfaccone

mfaccone reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

Why would anyone want this? Let alone pay for it?

deepisland

deepisland reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

Fantastic app! I was missing my animated wallpapers in Windows 7, and now I can have them back, plus some!

craigun

craigun reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

It's a nice program if you have the horsepower to run it.

johngalt

johngalt reviewed v2.50 on Feb 28, 2009

This *is* the paid version that works on all versions of Windows XP and Vista. The get the free deskscapes for Vista Ultimate go to http://www.stardock.com/...eskscapes/downloads.asp

Adrian79

Adrian79 reviewed v2.00 on Jul 29, 2008

OMG there charging now???!!

I guess i cant reformat, cuz i still have the free unlimited version!! too bad i didnt save the install file :-(

mmatheny

mmatheny reviewed v2.00 Preview on Apr 1, 2008

NOT FREE - as soon as you install it, it states you must upgrade to the pay version to get more deskscapes. I removed it, deleted the folder, and reinstalled the previous version (which had no such limitations) and now I also have the new deskscapes also.

dvferret

dvferret reviewed v2.00 Preview on Mar 17, 2008

Very nice program, does not seem to use much power at all, and works great.

Avg. Rating 3.1 (76 votes)
Your Rating
Obiwan-shenobi

Obiwan-shenobi reviewed v3.25 on Nov 3, 2010

Not sure what the other posters are talking about. I have DeskScapes running on my laptop (nothing fancy) with no visible use of resources. From what I have read on their site it can also depend on the type of wallpaper you are using.

This is a cool app, I recommend it.

stevvie

stevvie reviewed v3.25 on Oct 31, 2010

WOW what a resource hog. I don't have the fastest/newest PC (Q6600 running at 3Ghz with 4gig ram) but this thing slowed even my web browsing down NOTICEABLY.

auutumnsun

auutumnsun reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

What a waste of money and a resource hog.

mfaccone

mfaccone reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

Why would anyone want this? Let alone pay for it?

deepisland

deepisland reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

Fantastic app! I was missing my animated wallpapers in Windows 7, and now I can have them back, plus some!

craigun

craigun reviewed v3.0 on Nov 12, 2009

It's a nice program if you have the horsepower to run it.

johngalt

johngalt reviewed v2.50 on Feb 28, 2009

This *is* the paid version that works on all versions of Windows XP and Vista. The get the free deskscapes for Vista Ultimate go to http://www.stardock.com/...eskscapes/downloads.asp

Adrian79

Adrian79 reviewed v2.00 on Jul 29, 2008

OMG there charging now???!!

I guess i cant reformat, cuz i still have the free unlimited version!! too bad i didnt save the install file :-(

mmatheny

mmatheny reviewed v2.00 Preview on Apr 1, 2008

NOT FREE - as soon as you install it, it states you must upgrade to the pay version to get more deskscapes. I removed it, deleted the folder, and reinstalled the previous version (which had no such limitations) and now I also have the new deskscapes also.

dvferret

dvferret reviewed v2.00 Preview on Mar 17, 2008

Very nice program, does not seem to use much power at all, and works great.

OvrDriVE

OvrDriVE reviewed v2.00 Preview on Mar 17, 2008

just a quick note. this does not require vista ultimate. it has been made for any version of vista, try reading there information on there web page. any version of windows vista whether you have dreamscene or not. besides you want dreamscene, can get the hacked version from a simple search on google that can be used on any version of vista. gave it a 5. it runs very nicely.

pdhcentral

pdhcentral reviewed v1.02 on Sep 11, 2007

I found DeskScapes really good to use. If only I could find more compatible .dream files. The unoffical, aka people created mpeg, wmv dreams, etc, do drain my cpu, even if it isn't supposed to, trust me I've seen it. I compared it to the boring dream you get with deskscapes and it doesn't do that..... myth or truth.. truth in fact!

Overall, great program but need more 'real' dreams :D I found this works very well with my 6600GT.

brieaux

brieaux reviewed v1.0 on Mar 4, 2007

If you don't have Vista Ultimate & you can't run this prog, then why review it? Geeezz. It does not hog resources or slow your sys down. It uses your video card to render dynamic content & animation on your desktop for the new .dream format in Ultimate. Vista Ultimate people...& we know who we are, we would of paid for it anyway...this is just a great big bonus in Desktop Custimization. With Vista ReadyBoost my laptop with 2g Ram + my 2g Cruzer Titanium gives me 4 Gigs. It's Vista....it was built for this. Please know the facts before you open your mouth. Excellent Program.

deepisland

deepisland reviewed v1.0 on Feb 27, 2007

Awesome program, works great in Vista, and adds a great effect to your desktop.

To the "reviewer" below it is free, you made no sense in your statement. Paying $400 for Vista Ultimate doesn't entitle you to anything except what you purchased.

freegoo

freegoo reviewed v1.0 on Feb 14, 2007

Pure eye candy that will drain away at your system resources (both Ram, GPU, and yes - even a little CPU). And let's face it, moving backgrounds are **annoying**. Why am I supposed to be impressed anyway, BeOS did this on my much older computer 5 years ago.

And definately NOT free when it requires a $400 Operating System.

I gave this a second star though for those of you that are impressed by shiny things that sparkle.

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