Backdrop is a simple utility to fill your screen with a giant blank window. Fill the window with a solid color or a custom image, your choice. ALSO, includes a Pixel Test mode to check for bad pixels on your displays.Screenshots - take screenshots of one or many windows without having to clean up your desktop
Backdrop received a 4 Mouse Rating by Macworld
Backdrop is useful for:
One thing at a time - Use Backdrop in between applications to let you focus on a few windows at a time. Want just one window of an app? Switch to Backdrop, then use Expose to pick out the window.
Web design - create a full size image with outlines of more common screen sizes to help to check how your pages will look on different monitors
Pixel Test - run the Pixel Test to see red, green, blue, white, and black to check for "bad" or "stuck" pixels on your displays.
Supports multiple displays
Set a color or a custom image
Pixel Test mode
Remains in the background during Exposé
Works well with Spaces
Updated to work well in Mountain LionProperly gets pushed aside along with the rest of your windows when revealing the Notification Center
Initial background color is now grey
Backdrop (com.johnhaney.backdrop) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/Backdrop.app
Minimum OS version: 10.6
Copyright: Copyright 2003-2011, John Haney Software LLC