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Author Topic: Looking for Freeware Screensaver with Space Theme  (Read 3349 times)

tinjaw

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Looking for Freeware Screensaver with Space Theme
« on: October 22, 2007, 09:29:23 AM »
A colleague of mine is running a screensaver that she purchased. Another colleague of mine likes it and wonders of there is a freeware alternative that is just as good. I don't use screensavers, so I don't know what is out there. Does anybody have a link to some free space-themed screensavers?

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Re: Looking for Freeware Screensaver with Space Theme
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2007, 01:17:25 AM »
Best space themed screensaver ever, isn't really a screensaver at all.

The free open source Stellarium can be launched as a 'screensaver' with the small IdleStart utility I made.

Just set IdleStart to load at startup with a shortcut in the Startup folder. In that shortcut, set the parameters for length of idle time and path to Stellarium.

Now you have the space screensaver to beat all.  ;)

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Re: Looking for Freeware Screensaver with Space Theme
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2007, 01:44:22 PM »
(Being the screensaver-seeking-colleague in question....)

Thank you!   :D   A screensaver and a free planetarium program as well!  8)