Can I Download A Screensaver For My Macbook Pro

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I just found a real cool screen saver that my brother is using. After a preset time of inactivity your computer screen switches over to an old style flip-over clock. It looks great and is functional. Here’s how to get it going.

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In the old days when computer screens were made of phosphorus (like old TV’s) if you left the same image in your screen it becomes burned into the screen and stayed there permanently, so it was necessary to run a ‘screen saver’ after a few minutes of no activity to make sure your screen was not damaged. Thats no longer an issue with LCD screens, but there are a host of ‘screen saver’ applications that turn your screen into an aquarium and so on. This app is one of the classiest that I’ve seen, it turns your screen into an old flip style clock display.

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The screen saver is called ‘Fliquo’ and you can download it from here.

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Here’s how to get it going:

Screensaver

1. Find the downloaded folder and find the little screensaver panel that looks like this:

Double click on it to install it. You will get a dialog box something like this. Click install.

2. This will take you to your ‘Screen Savers’ control panel. (You can also get there from ‘System Preferences’ then ‘Desktop and Screen Savers.’ Select the ‘Fliqlo’ screen saver.

You can select how long the delay is before the screen saver appears from 1 minute up to 1 hour. I have selected 2 minutes.

That’s it!

Now after 2 minutes your display will turn into am Old School flip clock.

Mac OS X comes with a set of really awesome, HD screensavers. But, they can never be enough. You will want to download and install other exciting screensavers from the web – say, for example, new movie screensavers or festival-themed screensavers.

Installing screensavers were easy (they’re still easy), but the way you added them to your library has changed in Mac OS X Mavericks or Yosemite. The updates in software and GateKeeper security have made the procedure a little lengthier. And for a few people, complicated.

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It is no longer a “double-click and install” procedure, especially for third-party apps. If you try to do so, you will get an error message that the file cannot be opened, as it is from an unknown developer. However, do not be disheartened! Here are a couple of ways to install your favorite screensavers from the web on your Mac OS X.

How to Add Screen Saver via Right-Click on Mac

This method works for files having an extension of, “.saver.” For the files having the extension of “.qtz” extension, follow method #2.

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Step #1. Open “Finder” from your dock.

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Step #2. In it, locate the screen saver you want to install. It will end with extension “some_name.saver” (some_name being the file name.) Right-click on file and choose “open.”

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Step #3. A warning message will pop up, “some_name.saver is from an unidentified developer. Are you sure you want to open it?” Click “Open.”

Step #4. Your “System Preferences” will automatically start in your Screen Saver window. With it, you will get a dialogue box asking to install the selected screensaver for the current users or all users on your Mac. Check the appropriate box and click on “Install.”

Step #5. Now, activate the new screensaver from the list as usual.

How to Add Screensaver via Screen Saver Folder on Mac

This method works for the files having the extension of, “.qtz.”

Step #1. Press Command+Shift+G and type ~/Library/Screen Savers/

Step #2. Drag the downloaded screen saver file in the “Screen Savers” folder. (side note: you can drag .saver files into the folder and they’ll work too)

Step #3. Go back to the “Apple” menu → System Preferences → Desktop & Screen Savers to locate this file and use it.

Note that if you want the screen saver to be available for all users on your Mac, in the first step, go to /Library/Screen Savers/ (skip the ~).

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That’s all folks!

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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