This post was most recently updated on 16th Dec, 2021
Static is much boring than Dynamic, same goes for Wallpapers. Still, Wallpapers can be a little boring than Live Wallpapers, on Windows 10 and 11 you can use Live Wallpapers on your Desktop for Free through 3rd party software available online, Yeah! ik, Windows doesn’t allow it by Default but who cares? We tell you How to Use Live Wallpaper on Windows 10 for Free in easy Steps so you can make an outstand like a CulBoi, keep reading.
A very few people know How to use Free Live Wallpapers on Windows machines properly because most people find it tough to do, but let me tell you, it’s seriously Easy-Peasy. We also thought that it might be tough to learn “how to set live wallpaper on Windows 10 or 11” but after finding it right (just a kiddo stuff). All you need is to follow the steps and use Live Wallpaper on your Windows 10 PC or Laptop Free & enjoy.
Live Wallpaper concept came from Android Smartphones, where people started using Live Wallpapers on their Homescreen & that actually popuped eyes because it was different than never seen before, earlier it was almost impossible to use Live Wallpapers on Windows because till Windows 7 there was no such Software or App availabe that support this feature, even till Win 8 actually.
But things changed and with Windows 10, now you can use Live Wallpaper with Windows 10 and on Windows 11 for Free. There are many tools, apps & softwares which support this feature. Some are Free & some are Paid, but here we discuss Free Tools and Apps which enables you to use Live Wallpaper on Windows Desktop of Anime, 4K, Gaming Wallpaper, etc.
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Problems of using Live Wallpapers on Windows 10, 11?
- Constant Battery drainage, more battery will be consumed to keep the wallpaper in motion
- Lower Power of the System on other Task and Programs because it has to divide the load for keeping it live & making other tasks done
- Increase GPU load, as Live wallpaper will use GPU somewhere to serve best experience to the user
- The display should be bright & colourful with best RBG support as the dull screen will not provide you what you expect so Screen should be at least 1080P for best experience
- Increase Internet usage, because if you using any Video from YouTube as your Live wallpaper through source so for streaming and running it in the background your
Minimum System Requirements to Use Live Wallpaper on Windows-
- OS: Windows 10 1903 or 11
- Processor: Intel i3 or equivalent
- Memory: 2048 MB RAM
- Graphics: HD Graphics 3000 or above
- DirectX: Version 10 or above
- Storage: 1GB available space
List of Software and Apps to Use Live Wallpapers on Windows 10 for Free- How to Step by Step
In the above Video, we have used Lively Wallpaper because its the best and easy to use software, but it doesn’t mean that its the only Software or App to use Live Wallpaper on Windows, below is a list of Rest few Best.
Lively Wallpaper is Free open-source software, available on Github by the Developer and has no paid version. It is considered as one of the best third-party software to use for Live Wallpapers on Windows but required Windows 10 or 11 only. You can download it from the Link Below & just Install, Open and Follow the above Video for more details. One major capability of this software is that you can set any YouTube as your Live Wallpaper on your Windows 10, 11 system.
Also known as MLW, another Free software for Live Wallpapers with a whole lot of different varieties like Anime, Cartoon, Abstract, Games, Sci-Fri, Scary, etc. You can use any of them on Lively Wallpapers as well by downloading it from their official website that I have shown you in the video above. You can set Live Wallpaper on Windows 10 of Animes, Scary, Gaming, Cars, Fantasy or more, whatever you like. Just follow the steps and you are good to go.
Desktop Live Wallpapers
Official available on Microsoft Store to download, it’s a tool which you can use and is only for PC. Through this, you can set Videos or Animations as your Live Wallpaper and there is a dedicated Library through which you can choose Category or you can set it through the Browse option if you have any video or wallpaper in your system to use.
Wallpaperwaifu Live Wallpaper
Especially for Anime lovers, if you want to set Anime Live Wallpaper on Windows 10 so this has the best collection to choose from, just Download Wallpaper from here and set it using VideoPaper. The site has a wide variety of Anime Live wallpaper for Windows that you probably fall for. Download and Select the File in VideoPaper or in Lively Wallper and set it on your Homescreen.
WinDynamicDesktop App from MS Store
Last but not the least, just Another app from Microsoft Store for Free Live Wallpapers on Windows PC, there is no Freemium plans just like any other we mentioned but is definitely a must try if you are looking for Free Live Wallpaper App or Software for Windows 10, 11.
WinDynamicDesktop ports the Dynamic Desktop feature from macOS Mojave to Windows 10. This uses your location to determine the times of sunrise and sunset and changes your desktop wallpaper based on the time of day.
This works on a different basis compared to others as its not providing you exactly Live animation but playing with Time & periodic clock of Day and Night, that a whole different concept but worth trying.
These are some Free sources for our System to Set and Use Live Wallpaper on Windows 10 or 11 with Top and Best Softwares and Third-Party tools. If you have any more in mind then don’t hesitate to share with us anytime on Social media. We used it & TBH that’s addictive once you get habitual but requires more power or upgrades if your system is running low.
-Thanks for Reading.