How to Set Live Wallpapers Desktop Backgrounds in Windows 10?

Is there anyone who knows about how to set live wallpapers desktop backgrounds in Windows 10? I am not able to do this. If you know then help me.

Cyrus Neal 1   Ans 3 months ago
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Set Live Wallpapers Desktop Backgrounds in Windows 10:

Do you wish to set a live wallpaper or animated desktop in Windows 10? If yes, then you have come to the right place. This allows you to create a better external screen. You can have a virtual fishbowl or a live fireplace as your animated desktop. 

Limitations of Animated Desktops and Live Wallpapers in Windows 10

There are indeed many advantages that you get by applying an animated desktop but it can create a negative impact on your system as well.

Below-mentioned is some of the limitations of live wallpapers. 

  • It will quickly drain your laptop's battery if it is not connected to a power source. 
  • This can create additional demand for your CPU 
  • It can distract you and can impact your productivity

There are many ways that you can use to apply animated backgrounds or live wallpapers on Windows 10. They are as follows:

  • PUSH Video wallpaper
  • Rainmeter
  • Desktop Live Wallpaper
  • Plaster
  • Stardock Deskscapes 10
  • VLC Media Player 

Free Animated Desktop and Live Wallpaper Apps

We will begin with the app introduced by Microsoft and go ahead with exploring the rest of the options. 

1) Live Wallpaper for Windows 10

You can download the Desktop live wallpaper app by going to the Microsoft store.

This app allows you to use a video file on your computer system as a live wallpaper.

This live wallpaper supports 3 monitors and will play when you aren't using the laptop. This way, you will be able to save your laptop's battery.

Only Windows Media Viewer files can be set as Live wallpaper on your desktop. If you wish to use other formats as well, then you will have to buy the pro version.

Go to the Help section and check the online links from where you can use different video files and use them as live wallpaper

2) Use VLC Media Player 

Another way to set live wallpaper on Windows 10 is to use the VLC media player. In order to do so, you need to open the VLC media player.

Now, go to the menu and choose the video. Now, click on the option of Set as Wallpaper.

Now, your video will open in full-screen mode. Go to the taskbar and then press the Windows key. Now, whatever app you will open, it will open in full screen. Please make sure that the video does not loop. So, if you wish to set a live wallpaper, then VLC is one of your best choices. 

3) PUSH Video Wallpaper

Using this app, you can use video as your wallpaper. It allows you to play GIFs, YouTube videos, and videos on your PC. Push video wallpaper also supports Windows video wallpapers. You can easily find the collections online. You can put any video on the display using this app. You can also go to the download page of the website to get animated desktops.

Click on the Plus icon given on the right side to search for a video file on your PC. Once you select the video and add it to the playlist. After that, select the file and choose it as your desktop background. If you wish to select a movie or YouTube video as the background.

If you wish to keep a movie or YouTube video as the background, then you must select the link icon with a plus sign. After that, you are required to enter the web address of the video. 

Cyrus neal 05 September 2022
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