Is there anyway to have an animated background

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  1. Kokomo

    Kokomo OT Supporter

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    like the desktop background moving?
     
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    I had avatar sized gifs running on my background before, set as tiled. Works fine but gets annoying seeing all the pics moving after a while. Stretching it made it look awful, so setting it as tile was the only choice. Had it set for about 5 minutes before I set my background back to a static picture.
    Or you can download a program that lets your rotate wallpapers after whatever minutes. I used that too, but it got annoying as well.
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    you can do this using winamp
    once you got the visualization going, go to Options -> Configure Plug-in.
    from then you click Settings -> Display, then click Overlay mode and Set Desktop to Color
     
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    well, this is clearly one of the most annoying things I've heard in a while.
     
  5. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    oh come on, i just started liking you, don't start trolling around again.
     
  6. Ridley

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    You lost me after "go to Options". You can't configure a plug-in while it's running. Where is this Overlay mode and set desktop to color?
     
  7. col_panic

    col_panic calm like a bomb Moderator

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    one cool option of bsplayer is the ability to play a movie on the desktop
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    oops, first rightclick on the player then Visualization -> Configure Plug-in all that other stuff i said.
    and yes you can configure a plug-in while it's running.
     
  9. Ridley

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    It must be your plug-in then, I don't see any of those settings on Milk Drop, Tripex, or any other plug-in I'm using.
     
  10. Kokomo

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    Link to program :(
     
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    There was a program I used a few years ago called Geiss... kinda like a lava lamp for your desktop. It was kinda cool but got old pretty quickly. Google it.
     
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    If you are looking to use your own animated gifs and have them moving over your wallpaper...On WinXP...
    Right click on the desktop. Click properties. Under Desktop tab. Click Customize Desktop. Web. Click New, then Browse. Use any gifs from any folder you want to. Move and drag them anywhere over your wallpaper.
    Go back in after you set them where you want & check lock desktop items. It's a waste of resources, but good for a laugh if you're bored.
     
  13. animated gifs slow your comp down
     
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