This is a simple AppleScript program to start and stop a screensaver module as a desktop picture. The original shell command for this trick is courtesy of Micheal Conwell (as reported by Michael Coyle at Make sure you have a screensaver module selected in your System Preferences. Double-click the "bgscreensaver" application to start or stop the screensaver module as a desktop background.
File Size135.94 kB
Operating System Macintosh Mac OS X 10.4 PPC Mac OS X 10.3.9
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.3.9 or higher (may need to recompile on older versions)


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