Do you know that a vibrant and colorful desktop wallpaper can uplift your mood? If you are an avid computer user, it is very important to have a nice and lively desktop wallpaper and a lock screen image. It is equally important to change the wallpaper from time to time to break the monotony. While we have already posted a tutorial on how to save Spotlight Lock Screen images in Windows 11/10. Today in this post, we will learn about some tools which help you save all the Spotlight images in one folder and use it when you want as desktop wallpapers.
Save Windows Spotlight Images in the desired folder
You can use Windows Spotlight Tool, JpegSync, Windows Spotlight Extractor or Lock Screen Reflection to save Spotlight Lock Screen images & use them as Wallpapers.
1] Windows Spotlight Tool
Windows Spotlight Tool is a nice, simple and free utility that lets you save the Windows Spotlight images in the desired folder and use it afterward when needed.
Download the Windows Spotlight Tool and install it. Here you just have to select the path to save the images and click on Export tab. If you want to add the .JPG extension to each image automatically, check the box.
I just finished installing the tool and it took less than a minute to store the images in the selected folder. The screenshot shows that the folder has 125 Spotlight images, however, some of these files are black files, while some are the app icons and asset images.
Windows 11/10 comes with a limited collection of background images for Desktop or Lock Screen. But, Windows Spotlight comes with a huge collection of stunning background images from around the world.
If you have been using the Windows Spotlight feature, you might know that it is not easy to find where the images are stored and use them – and also the desktop wallpaper and lock screen images change randomly. This is where the Windows Spotlight Tool helps you. With this tool installed on your PC, you can save all the images in the desired folder and change your desktop wallpaper and lock screen image whenever you want.
Using the same desktop wallpaper and lock screen image for many days can be boring but then again, we don’t usually want to waste our time checking the Windows Spotlight images stored somewhere in the hidden folders of your computer system.
Download the Windows Spotlight Tool from insidewindows.net and get started. [It appears to have been taken down].
2] Windows Spotlight Extractor
Windows Spotlight Extractor is a small utility to grab lock screen photos from Windows Spotlight cache. No configuration is necessary, just launch the program and select the images you want to copy. It is available on github.com.
3] Lock Screen Reflection
Lock Screen Reflection is a small FREE application that takes your current lock screen image on Windows (when set as Windows Spotlight) and sets it as your desktop wallpaper. You can also save it if you want to keep it to use another time. It is available here.
JpegSync is another small utility that can automatically copy new Windows Spotlight lock screen images to your personal wallpapers folder. You can download it from GitHub.
Hope you find these tools useful.