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Windows 7: Custom Made Wallpapers (Multi Screen)

29 Aug 2009   #1
HDRoadKing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Custom Made Wallpapers (Multi Screen)

I know there's already a custom wallpaper thread but most of those are are for single monitors. Since there are alot of people that use and need dual monitor wallpaper I thought a new thread was in order.

So c'mon all you talented designers, let's see your eye candy for multi screens!


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07 Sep 2009   #2
JimClass

7 RTM
 
 

how do I set different wallpapers on different monitors?

fail:haha

How to set different wallpapers on dual monitor setup?
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07 Sep 2009   #3
johngalt

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HDRoadKing View Post
I know there's already a custom wallpaper thread but most of those are are for single monitors. Since there are alot of people that use and need dual monitor wallpaper I thought a new thread was in order.

So c'mon all you talented designers, let's see your eye candy for multi screens!
Being a Beta tester for Display Fusion, which I use to make my dual monitors show different WPs, there is already a thread there for this exact idea.

See Multi-Monitor (Dual, Triple, Quad) Wallpaper Sites

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how do I set different wallpapers on different monitors?
I personally use Display Fusion (there is a free and a paid mode - paid is a one time registration fee, and the author is actively developing the app to include more features and make it more W7 friendly - one of ht hot topics is a second taskbar on a second monitor....) - the free version does allow for independent WPs on different monitors.

See DisplayFusion: Multi-Monitor Taskbar and Desktop Wallpaper*|*Binary Fortress Software for more info. Also see Dual Monitors: Use a Different Wallpaper on Each Desktop in Vista or XP :: the How-To Geek - the How To Geek has done a write up on it.

Other apps include Realtime Soft UltraMon ThetaWall - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com Multi-Monitor Wallpaper Tool - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
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08 Sep 2009   #4
DLG

64bit Windows 7 Build 7201
 
 

i just wanna say that there is a hell of alot of writing u must've done here. +1
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08 Sep 2009   #5
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

What's the point of having 2 monitors(or more)?
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08 Sep 2009   #6
JimClass

7 RTM
 
 

its exactly like having 2 desktops, doing more things at 1 time with all in your site not hidden
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09 Sep 2009   #7
johngalt

 

The point is for increased productivity.

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Thunderbird on the right, Firefox on the left - so when I click a link in Thunderbird instead of hiding it (by bringing Fx to the front) I can still continue reading other email in Tb, and I can also see the link in Fx as it opens up.

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RegeditX on the left, xplorer^2 on the right - allows me to sift through the registry and find the actual file associated with any given key without having to ALT-TAB back and forth.

Picasa Web Albums - johnlgalt

(this one was too big to upload here, @ a whopping 4.44 MB)

Play a game and watch a TV / Video / Movie / Sports / etc....


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09 Sep 2009   #8
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

There are many reasons for dual monitors. I actually use another monitor with my laptop when I don't feel like being mobile. The uses are infinite
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10 Sep 2009   #9
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thanks guys. It's nice to know and I like the idea for good productivity.

@johngalt You are big time downloader!
What is TheBeerHouse_Sample_Project?
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10 Sep 2009   #10
johngalt

 

An ASP.NET website demo from Marco Bellinaso - see .Net2TheMax - Marco's Books
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