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Author Topic: How to extract pics from a screensaver?  (Read 3012 times)

Curt

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How to extract pics from a screensaver?
« on: November 23, 2007, 06:27:13 PM »
I have a screensaver with some pictures that I like very much, and with some that I really dislike. Merely taking screenshots of each picture will take too long, and will limit the dimensions to my present screen. So I thought I would ask all of you geniuses: How do I extract pictures from a screensaver? The content seems to be 'hidden' in a .dat file.

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Edit: FileJuicer is for Mac, are there any Windows XP equivalent??
« Last Edit: November 23, 2007, 06:48:37 PM by Curt »

PhilB66

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Re: How to extract pics from a screensaver?
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2007, 06:47:54 PM »

Curt

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Re: How to extract pics from a screensaver?
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2007, 06:54:08 PM »
Seems to be right on the spot, Phil - only, the DLL wouldn't register. 

I will try again tomorrow; by now it is bedtime around here...

But Thanx!  :up:

(Edit, 30 minutes later): No, this program does not function on my computer.
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« Last Edit: November 23, 2007, 07:28:25 PM by Curt »

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Re: How to extract pics from a screensaver?
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2007, 08:19:26 PM »
First of all, if your screen saver "hides" the pictures, often that means they meant to do it. Check the license agreement to see if you're violating copyright.

Most of the automatic screensavers I've used write a temporary bmp file with the current image, which can be copied and renamed quite easily. Some put the file in non-obvious places but windows search can find them if you search by date, etc.

What types of pictures do you like. More than likely, there are many hundreds of really free ones already available elsewhere on the web.