NationalGeographic.com is known for its amazing quality of photographs and I’ve been a great fan of their magazine. Here is a theme for Windows 7 that I have compiled from, what I think, are some of the finest National Geographic wallpapers.
National Geographic Theme for PC
The NatGeo Theme for Windows 7 consists of 12 select wallpapers from the Official National Geographic Wallpaper Website and all credits are due to them. As a NatGeo fan and a Windows 7 enthusiast, I have simply created this theme free for personal use.
Click here to download the NatGeo Theme.
Should you wish to simply download ALL the wallpapers, you can do so easily using freeware Nat Geo Wallpaper Downloader.
NatGeo Wallpaper Downloader enables you to download National Geographic wallpapers with just one click.
Many people have been using some kind of wallpaper changer, apart from the built-in Windows Personalization option. A recent one was the Bing Desktop where the Bing Daily Homepage image was set as the desktop background. Bing Homepage images are known for their quality, provides excellent images. Similarly, National Geographic since a long time has been known for its quality images.
Wallpaper Changer for Windows PC
Now a National Geographic Photo of the Day Wallpaper Changer has been released and is available for download at CodePlex. It is an automatic desktop wallpaper changer
You don’t need to install the software, after downloading it. Simply copy it to a folder and you are ready to go. On its first run, it’ll ask you to enable Photo of the Day (PoD) changer so that it manages the desktop wallpaper. It’ll also ask if you would like PoD to update the wallpaper on Windows startup. Then it’ll sit in the system tray from where you can access its settings.
National Geographic – Photo of the day wallpaper changer can automatically set your desktop background to the Photo of the Day and wallpaper can be changed manually or automatically.
A daily archives can also be enabled to archive daily images automatically.
It also has an advanced archive option to archive images between any given dates. (At present its available from 1st Jan 2009 till Today). Just select the date range and press the start button. You can use the stop button if you want to stop the archiving process. This option is at Archive > Advanced Archiving.
So if you like the image you can archive it. But some images which are copyrighted can not be set as wallpaper or downloaded.
National Geographic – Photo of the day wallpaper changer checks for updates after start-up. If a major update is available, software will install it automatically. In case of minor updates, you will be asked if you want to install the update or not.
Give it a try … you can download it from its home page on Codeplex.