What's New

Wallsaver 2.5.3

Changelog

  • This update is ONLY for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Users on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger should NOT upgrade. More information is available here.

  • Added "Install Screen Saver" option under the "Extras" menu
  • Fixed & optimized code for populating list of screen savers. This should make more third-party screen savers appear in the screen saver list.


Wallsaver 2.5.2

Changelog

  • This update is ONLY for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Users on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger should NOT upgrade. More information is available here.

  • Fixed Leopard (10.5) compatibility. (Oops! Sorry!)
  • Had to drop Tiger (10.4) compatibility in order to prepare for 3.0. (Sorry x2!)


Wallsaver 2.5.1

Changelog

  • Added Snow Leopard compatibility.
  • Cleaned up copyrights.
  • Updated codebase to support v3.0's menu bar option. (coming soon)
  • Interested in seeing who's using Wallsaver? Check it out here!


Wallsaver 2.5

Changelog

  • Updated "Help > Contact Support" link to NWW Network Support Center v2.
  • Updated "Wallsaver > File Bug Report" link to NWW Network Support Center v2.
  • Updated "Help > Wallsaver Information" link to wallsaverapp.com.
  • Updated general contact link to reflect NWW Network v10 website redesign.
  • Added "Donate" button under the "Help" menu.
  • Updated copyright date.
  • Updated Sparkle.framework.
  • Added option to automatically download and install updates.


Wallsaver 2.4

Changelog



    The new Wallsaver website has launched! Visit www.wallsaverapp.com and check it out!

  • Fixed AppleScript "-43" error. This error would be displayed if any of the screen saver directories Wallsaver searches could not be found. Wallsaver now automatically creates these directories.
  • Scaled down application icon to better match existing dock icons.
  • Centered UI elements.
  • Side note: There will not be any non-critical updates to Wallsaver until December. The developer back in school and wants to concentrate on getting his degree. Thanks for your understanding.


Wallsaver 2.3.2

Changelog

  • Added "Wallsaver Information" under Help menu.
  • Added new graphical disk image.
  • Moved "Extras" menu to left of Help menu.
  • Scaled down application icon.


Wallsaver 2.3.1

Changelog

  • Fixed bug that would result in Front Row fading to a black screen if "Launch Front Row" was selected while a screen saver was running on the desktop.


Wallsaver 2.3

Changelog

  • New feature: Added option to launch Front Row. (Requires an Intel Mac running Mac OS X 10.4.6 or higher.)
  • New feature: Added option to lock screen
  • New feature: Added option to launch normal screen saver


Wallsaver 2.2.2

Changelog

  • Bug fixes.


Wallsaver 2.2.1

Changelog

  • Updated French localization to v2.2.1 (Thanks to Yann Ricquebourg and Hervé Sainct.)
  • Fixed bug that would result in "Hide before activation" always being checked
  • Removed outdated localizations as they were causing problems with v2.x code (Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Polish, and Czech).


Wallsaver 2.2

Changelog

  • New feature: Choose to use system screen saver (from System Preferences) or custom screen saver.
  • New feature: Added help bubbles to preference options.
  • New feature: Added French localization. (Thanks to Yann Ricquebourg.)
  • Bug fix: Users who previously selected the "iPhoto Library" screen saver via System Preferences were unable to run the screen saver.


Wallsaver 2.1

Changelog

  • Bug fix: Error # -1700. AppleScript would display the following error whenever a user clicked the "Choose..." button in Preferences.
    "Can’t make every file of «class ects» of alias "Macintosh HD:Library:Screen Savers:" into type «class alst». (-1700)"This error would be displayed if any of the directories that Wallsaver looks in for screen savers were empty or if the directories did not exist. [read more]


Wallsaver 2.0

Changelog

  • New feature: Choose screen saver to run as the desktop wallpaper.
    • You may now choose any screen saver in the "/System/Library/Screen Savers", "/Library/Screen Savers/" or "~/Library/Screen Savers" folders.
  • New feature: New application icon.
    • The new icon properly scales up to 512x512 pixels and depicts a screen saver that is Wallsaver compatible.
  • Fixed several "Could not determine hidden status" errors.
  • Fixed several "Could not start screen saver." errors.
  • Moved some preference options around.

  • On a side note: I've entered the "BEST MAC OS X LEOPARD STUDENT PRODUCT" contest in the Apple Design Awards. There's more information about it on my personal blog.


Wallsaver 1.4.6

Changelog

  • Added option to "Restore Plist Settings" under the Help menu


Wallsaver 1.4.5

Changelog

  • Fixed "Couldn't start screen saver" errors.
  • Fixed "Coudln't determine hidden status" errors.
  • Made error message more descriptive (line numbers) for troubleshooting.
  • Version 1.4.4 was an internal release only.


Wallsaver 1.4.3

Changelog

  • Fixed bug that would result in nothing happening if "Start screen saver at program launch" and "Hide before screen saver starts" were both checked.


Wallsaver 1.4.2

Changelog

  • Made the "Screen saver couldn't be started" error more descriptive.
  • Renamed option to "Hide Wallsaver before activation" to "Hide before screen saver starts"
  • "Start screen saver at program launch" now works.


Wallsaver 1.4.1

Changelog

  • Fixed ability to "Hide Wallsaver before screen saver activation." This new feature allows users whose screen savers include the desktop to run the screen saver without Wallsaver in the way.
  • Fixed some AppleScript and plist errors.
  • Removed option to "Automatically Update"


Wallsaver 1.4

Changelog

  • Added ability to "Hide Wallsaver before screen saver activation." This new feature allows users whose screen savers include the desktop to run the screen saver without Wallsaver in the way.


Wallsaver 1.3.6

Changelog


Wallsaver 1.3.5

Changelog

  • Added support for Traditional Chinese. Thanks to Ayee of C+Style for the translation.
  • General code cleanup and minor bug fixes.


Wallsaver 1.3.4

Changelog

  • Changed naming of preference item to make more sense.
    "Start screen saver at startup" renamed to "Start screen saver at program launch".


Wallsaver 1.3.3

Changelog

  • Fixed bug that causes Wallsaver to crash when the window is closed.


Wallsaver 1.3.2

Changelog

  • Updated "Online Support" and "File Bug Report" links. (For real this time.)


Wallsaver 1.3.1

Changelog

  • Renamed some confusing menu items.
  • Updated "Online Support" and "File Bug Report" links.
  • Added "Open Screen Saver Preferences" button.
  • Preferences now integrated into main Wallsaver window.
  • New compression scheme for creating .dmg files.


Wallsaver 1.3

Changelog

  • Rewrote core functions, code is now more portable and stable. Thus the 1.3 release.
  • Fixed bug that results in screen saver always being started at program launch.
  • Fixed yet another "AppleScript Error" related to preference files.


Wallsaver 1.2.2

Changelog

  • Fixed bug that results in "AppleScript Error" pop-up dialog box being displayed.


Wallsaver 1.2.1

Changelog

  • Fixed bug that results in screen saver always starting when wallsaver is run.
  • Removed useless plist items.
  • Help menu now has "Online Support" menu item that takes users to the NWW Network Support ticket system.


Wallsaver 1.2

Changelog

  • NEW update feed. Please update!
  • Code was rewritten again, hence the 1.2 release.
  • Fixed a start/end screen saver coding error.
  • Cleaned up code.
  • Changed links from personal site to NWW Network-hosted services.
  • Bug report button actually works.
  • Added link to "Request Commercial Use" on the "About" tab.


Wallsaver 1.1.2

Changelog

  • Fixed some keyboard shortcuts
  • Added "Wallsaver Awards" section under the "Help" menu item


Wallsaver 1.1.1

Changelog

  • Added “Restore Plist Settings” option (Used when the “Restore” button doesn’t work.)
  • Fixed bug that would prevent Spanish and Czech languages from restoring their desktop


Wallsaver 1.1

Changelog

While trying to fix some stuff, I ended up rewriting Wallsaver from the ground up. It's because of this that Wallsaver is now at 1.1, and 106 lines of code! (Earlier 1.0.x versions were under 30 lines.)

  • Added "Automatically update" option
  • Added "Start screen saver at launch" option
  • Added Spanish localization
  • Updated spacing/GUI
  • Fixed bug that checked the wrong XML file for updates
  • Spanish and Czech languages might not be able to restore their desktops.


Wallsaver 1.0.5

Changelog

  • Finally Universal Binary (wasn't earlier)
  • Added Preferences pane
  • Added Help pane
  • Added option to check for updates at startup
  • Updated Czech localization (thanks again Petr)


Wallsaver 1.0.4

Changelog

  • Added Sparkle integration. Built-in upgrades/update checking!
  • Larger file size because of all the added code/frameworks.



Wallsaver (com.nwwnetwork.wallsaver2.0) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Wallsaver 2.5.3. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Wallsaver 1.0.4.

Operating System: Mac

Default Install Path: /Applications/Wallsaver.app