This New App brings Live Wallpaper support to Windows 10 Desktop

Windows 10 already had a plenty of customization options, by which you can flaunt your desktop background. The counting is endless, when it comes to the still wallpapers availability for desktops. If you want to use an animated wallpaper on your desktop, then there are a number of third-party software’s like Rainmeter, Wallpaper Engine, etc. In this article, we’ll tell you how to download and use Lively Wallpaper app on Windows 10.

But there’s no app available on the Microsoft Store with live wallpaper functionality. Now Windows store get a new app which allows you to set live wallpapers on the desktop. Here’s how to set live wallpaper on Windows 10 desktop using Lively wallpaper.

The app named, Lively Wallpaper, is an open-source app available on the Github, the app lets you use animated wallpapers on your Windows 10 PC. The app allows you to use YouTube videos as a live wallpaper. You can even create your own wallpaper or use any video contain WebM, MP4, M4V, MOV, AVI, M4V, and WMV. And the best thing is that, you can even use live backgrounds from websites as well.

Lively Wallpaper app dawns thirteen wallpapers by default, available in the library. You can also import walls from local storage and you can use these wallpapers in any resolution you want, the list includes 480p, 720p, 1080p, and 1080+p resolutions. The app also supports dark mode and allows you to listen audio.

Now let’s take a look at the steps by which you can set animated wallpaper on your Windows 10 desktop background.

How to Set Live Wallpapers on Windows 10 Desktop using Lively Wallpaper

There are a number of ways by which you can set animated wallpapers on your desktop’s background, including rainmeter skins, wallpaper engine, and other software’s.

The afore-listed tools are the traditional ways are not easy to use, while the newly arrived Lively Wallpaper app on the Microsoft Store is easy to use app. You can use it to set live wallpapers on Windows 10 desktop background.

Here are the steps.

  1. At first you need to download Lively Wallpaper app on your Windows 10 PC, with this link.
  2. Now open the Lively Wallpaper app on your desktop.
  3. On the Welcome screen, you can tap on the next button.
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  4. The app needs to run in the background for live wallpaper playback, if you want to use it all time then you can enable Start with Windows option.
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  5. After minimizing the app, you can access it from the system tray which allows you to open wallpapers library, pause, close, or customize wallpapers.
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  6. Now let’s take a look at the built-in wallpaper library of Lively Wallpapers app.
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  7. That’s it.

Here’s your best look at the animated wallpaper from Lively Wallpaper app’s library.

Animated Wallpaper on Windows 10 Desktop using Lively Wallpaper app

It’s one of the best ways by which you can set animated walls on your Windows 10 desktop.

The best thing is that, you can directly download Lively Wallpaper app from the Windows Store. If you want to set custom wallpaper from YouTube, then you can simply click on the Add Wallpaper option and enter the video URL, that’s it.

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