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ChronoWall Desktop Wallpaper Changer

Image Effects

ChronoWall is a versatile, natural all-in-one desktop wallpaper manager for Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP. One of the key features is the ability to specify which wallpapers to use based on the time of day and time of year. Beyond that, ChronoWall offers many unique ways to view your photos on your desktop. Change your wallpaper with the time of day using a vast array of image effects. Imagine being able to see a picture of a beach red-shift as the sun sets. With the easy-to-use GUI, you can create templates effortlessly.

Check out the Effects Gallery to see what's possible.

Desktop Collage

Google, Bing, Flickr, Facebook and RSS Support

Take photos from any source and aesthetically arrange them as a collage on your desktop in various different styles. See your friends on Facebook cheering you on as you work on a project. Use images from Google, Bing, Flickr, Facebook and any media RSS feed. Display all of them randomly or choose your favorite images from any search engine or RSS feed with the built-in results navigation.

Advanced Multiple Monitor Support

Time of day and time of year

Span a single image across multiple monitors, display different images on all monitors or specify what you want to show on each individual monitor - all while preserving all the features of ChronoWall. Intermittent external displays are fully supported.

See your desktop transition smoothly between images with Windows 7 style fading.
View images of beaches on Flickr during a Summer Day and images from a NASA RSS feed at night. Mix several different image sources together and view them as the background or as a collage. Show a static image with a time-based effect applied to it on one screen while the other cycles through your entire photo collection.

There are endless possibilities with all the features of ChronoWall.

Display photos based on the time of day and the time of year
Display specific images on specific monitors, even those that are sometimes disconnected
Times of the day: sun position, specific time
Randomly display different images on all of your monitors
Times of the year: seasons, specific dates
See your wallpapers fade with Windows 7 style transitions
Display photos from your computer (files/folders)
Select and display specific images from search engines and RSS feeds
Display photos from search engines: Google, Bing, Flickr
Dedicate a specific time of the day for downloading images
Display photos from Facebook
Ability to exclude images from being displayed
Display photos from any media RSS feed
Fully skinned, modern interface
Display modes: Center, Tile, Stretch, Proportional Fit/Fill
Iconic, easy-to-use GUI - Use your photographic memory to manage photos
Display photo collages from any photo source on a schedule
Easy first-time setup
Photo collages come in many different styles and are fully customizable
Integrated help and full documentation
Confine photo collages to specific areas of your screen(s)
Comes with 12 images provided by Ryan Bliss of!
Time-based image effects: see your photos change with time like never before
Ongoing, active development
Span a single image across multiple screens, even those of different resolutions
Share image effects with an online community. Use pre-created templates with ease.
See image effects change in real-time on your desktop!
Easy-to-use configuration wizard for first time users


"Chronowall is a powerful and versatile desktop wallpaper manager with features I haven't even begun to explore fully...Given how much time I spend in front of the computer, I can't quite describe how nice it is to have my desktop background change periodically."
"The flexibility and control that this app provides has been something I've been looking for for a long, long time...I run a dual monitor PC and the randomization of my wallpapers always leaves me pleasantly surprised."

Photo collage on your desktop

ChronoWall is shareware. If you would like to try the software, feel free to download it and use it free of charge for 30 days.
You may also browse some screenshots of the software.

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