Lively Wallpaper for Windows

Lively Wallpaper is an open-source desktop enhances software. it's using you can set wallpapers and screensavers your own videos.

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Simple and user friendly

User experience focused, Just drop videos & webpages into lively window to set as wallpaper.


Multiple Screens

Supports multiple monitors, HiDPI resolutions, Ultrawide aspect ratios, and many more.



Use dynamic & interactive webpages, 3D applications, audio visualisers as wallpapers.


May 11, 2023

UI/UX enhancements and Fixes.


  • New commandline command for wallpaper placement.
  • Fixed application UI being blank for some users.
  • Fixed debugger title not visible in dark theme.
  • Latest WindowsAppSDK improvements.


May 2, 2023

UI/UX enhancements and Fixes.


  • Search function implemented in title area, find installed wallpapers based on name.
  • Labels are hidden after first run for a more clean look.
  • Updated Mica Backdrop implementation based on latest guidelines.
  • New hover animation for expander menu and other enhancements
  • Made about page icons less jagged.

February 22, 2023

Enhancements and fixes.


  • New optional AppData Mpv configuration path.
  • Improved startup time of wallpapers using System Information API.
  • Fixed check update system-tray menu crashing when there is no internet.


November 15, 2022

UI/UX enhancements and Fixes.


  • File drag'n'drop is back, add media files as wallpaper by simply dropping it to the UI.
  • Updated wallpaper library with gradients and added mouse hover effect.
  • Added Splashscreen when running the application for the first time.
  • Updated Add wallpaper dialog.
  • Reduced vertical smoothing and delay of audio wallpapers.
  • Reduced update downloader resource usage.


October 8, 2022

Improvements and Fixes.


  • Fixed IPC connection not closing immediately when exiting client.
  • Fixed excessive console.log() crashing html wallpapers.
  • Fixed some UI/UX inconsistencies.
  • Updated WindowsAppSDK v1.1.5
  • Updated .NET Core Desktop Runtime v6.0.9
  • Updated CefSharp browser v105.3.390.0
  • Updated dependency libraries.
  • Updated translations and added Czech language.


September 5, 2022

Improvements and Fixes.


  • New application picker for application pause rule settings.
    Shows active programs with the option to select additional program from file.
  • UI/UX improvements
  • Updated Mpv video player.
  • Fixed taskbar theme stopped working when waking system from sleep.
  • Fixed step/fractional value not working with wallpaper customization slider.
  • Fixed wallpaper customize menu stops loading if folder specified in Folder Dropdown control is missing
  • Fixed add wallpaper file dialog crashes when filter menu is expanded.


August 11, 2022

New Eye Dropper tool and improvements.


  • New Eye Drop control for color picker.
  • Completed translation for Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, Dutch, French, German, and Polish.
  • UI/UX improvements.
  • Fixed "All process" pause algorithm which is not implemented being user selectable.
  • Fixed UI rendering issues when a large number of wallpapers are installed.
  • Reduced installer size by 8%.
  • Updated .NET Core Desktop Runtime v6.0.7
  • Updated WindowsAppSDK v1.1.3
  • Updated dependencies.


June 15, 2022



  • Temporarily turned off drag'n'drop and enabled multiple file support in filepicker.


June 10, 2022

Improvements & bug fixes.


  • New UI rewritten to use WinUI 3 with Modern Windows 11 design language.
  • UI can be completely shutdown when not being used (feature can be turned off in settings) to save memory.
  • Acrylic transparent UI theme (Windows 11 only.)
  • Improved wallpaper tray-menu random wallpaper selection algorithm.
  • Improved and improved Active wallpaper/control panel.
    Customise wallpaper and screensaver settings in one place.
    Option to always prompt which screen to set wallpaper during selection.
  • Improved customise wallpaper menu.
    FolderDropdown open button on right-side now.
    FolderDropdown selects the file if only one image is selected.
    FolderDropdown file picker now has filters enabled.
    Restore default button is now always visible.
  • Fixed Screensaver misaligned in multiple monitor system with display scaling enabled.


April 25, 2022

Improvements & bug fixes.


  • Fixed web wallpapers not working with some display scaling configurations.
  • Fixed screensavers not working with some display scaling configurations.
  • Fixed screensaver being turned on by accident if downgraded from Lively v2.0 beta.
  • Updated CefSharp browser.
    Includes Important security patches.
  • Updated Mpv player.
  • Updated libraries.


November 30, 2021

Improvements & bug fixes.


  • Fixed an issue where wallpapers getting stuck after Explorer crash/restart.
  • Fixed wallpapers temporarily unpausing during screen settings change.
  • Web wallpaper audio can be muted real-time. Settings -> Audio -> Master volume -> 0.
  • Updated WebView2 library
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