Awesome macOS Screensavers Awesome

A curated list of screensavers for macOS.

Inspired by the awesome list thing.

Table of Contents


Clocks

fliqlo

A flip clock screensaver.

Padbury Clock

A very simple clock screensaver.

Today

Time or date displayed in a similar way to On Kawara's "Today Series" paintings.

Word Clock

A clock made of words. It switches between a circular and a paragraph layout.

Fractal Clock

A clock that produces a fractal tree pattern around it as it moves.

Epoch Flip Clock

Unix Time (epoch) flip clock.

Grid Clock

Twelve hour time in words.

Word Clock

A super simple word clock, like your computer is typing the time for you.

Simple Clock

A simple clock screensaver with different analogue clock faces as skins.

Free

ColorClock

Displays a solid color corresponding to the current time.

iOS (and Apple TV) Inspired

Aerial

Apple TV Aerial Screensaver for Mac.

Apple Watch

A screensaver that looks like an Apple Watch.

iOS Lockscreen for macOS

A screensaver that looks like the lockscreen on iPhone and iPad.

Retro

PongSaver

PongSaver is an macOS screensaver/clock which keeps time by using the score of a game of Pong. The left side wins once an hour, and the right side wins once a minute.

Textify Me

This interactive screen saver turns everything in front of your camera into text.

$0.99

Sci-Fi

The Github Matrix Screensaver

The latest commits from GitHub visualized in a Matrix-style animation.

StarWarsScroll

Recreates the opening titles of the first 6 Star Wars movies.

Video Game

[email protected]

Plays videos of people completing speed runs of games.

Aquarium

Aquarium live lite

Video of aquariums.

Developer

Developer Excuses

A macOS Screensaver which shows quotes from http://developerexcuses.com (unofficial).

MacOS Kernel Panic

Harmless screensaver that faithfully emulates the horrifying experience of a kernel panic.

Free

Windows Kernel Panic

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) screensaver for Mac.

Free

Graphics

Electric Sheep Infinite Evolving Artwork

Animations of evolving fractals.

Free

Screensson

Creates unique patterns on your display by randomly stacking vector stencils.

Donationware

Emoji Saver

Animates Apple, EmojiOne and Twitter Emojis in 7 different effects with many customizable settings.

Lite Version (Free) and Full Version ($3)

Other

Google Trends

Shows the latest hot searches for all regions or specific countries.

Free

Google's Featured Photos Screensaver

See beautiful new photos while you're not using your Mac.

Free


License

CC0

To the extent possible under law, Adam Garrett-Harris has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.