Transform your Windows desktop into a dynamic collage of shared photos, with Wallcast

Wallcast is a freeware application that transforms your desktop wallpaper into a dynamic collage of photos from you, your family and your friends. It periodically updates your wallpaper with a mix of pictures uploaded online, with the Wallcast iPhone app or via email.

Wallcast

To start using the Wallcast service, you have to register with your email ID.

You will be immediately allowed to create your own wallpaper. Select the background theme and upload 5 photographs from your computer.

If you wish to add names and email IDs of your friends, you can do so. If you exercise this option, they will be able to directly mail their photographs to Wallcast, which in turn will get dynamically displayed on your desktop!

All this is done without privacy concerns: All uploaded pictures remain private, and only people you invite can send you new ones.

Once you have created your wallpaper, you will be given a Wallpaper Code. Save it! You will need it later.

Next download the small application and install it on your computer. Enter the Wallpaper Code.

You will see the collage displayed on your desktop.

Now anytime anyone of your friends simply attached and mails a photograph to a particular personalized email id, it will get dynamically displayed on your desktop!

In short, Wallcast also allows your friends to send their pictures to your wallpaper, directly!

All this may look like a bit of a trouble to go through, but if you have friends and families, who you’d like to be in touch with by sharing photo’s, what better way than to have their photos displayed on your desktop and your photos displayed on their desktops!

If you think you’d like to try it out, head over to Wallcast home page !

Similar tools:

  1. PhotoJoy lets you create dynamic desktop wallpaper & desktop widgets with your photos
  2. Overlap Wallpaper lets you display another image or photo on your Windows desktop wallpaper
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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

4 Comments

  1. Shahnawaz

    @Anand from where can i get that bamboo wallpaper. Loved it. Wallcast makes the desktop really cool

  2. Once you are logged in at Wallcast, on your wallpapers page, in the right side you will see a button ‘Change Themes’. This option includes the Bamboo Forest wall along with some more wallpapers.

  3. Abbey

    Awesome! I am lovin’ it!

  4. Simon Tang

    I think it’s a really interesting concept! Can’t wait to see this implemented in the next Windows! (or windows 9)

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