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Author Topic: Help! How do I Convert .SCR Screensaver to and EXE Installer for Windows?  (Read 2674 times)

pencke

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Help!  How do I Convert .SCR Screensaver to and .EXE Installer for Windows?

Also can an .SCR made in windows be used on a MAC? How do I convert or do I have to create from scratch?

Are than any Screen Saver Maker programs that create screensavers that work on both PCs and MACs?

ThanX
« Last Edit: September 25, 2012, 04:58:00 PM by pencke, Reason: clarify »

Tinman57

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Re: Help! How do I Convert .SCR Screensaver to and EXE Installer for Windows?
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2012, 06:31:19 PM »
Help!  How do I Convert .SCR Screensaver to and .EXE Installer for Windows?

Also can an .SCR made in windows be used on a MAC? How do I convert or do I have to create from scratch?

Are than any Screen Saver Maker programs that create screensavers that work on both PCs and MACs?  ThanX

  There are freebie apps like that on PCWorld, and perhaps ZDNet.  Not sure about the Mac thing though....

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Re: Help! How do I Convert .SCR Screensaver to and EXE Installer for Windows?
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2012, 01:22:19 AM »
Packaging something executable like a screensaver into a setup is a perfect job for Inno Setup, (or NSIS if you want a little more difficult scripting). Both are Windows-only. But then the .scr file is also Windows-only ;)
Putting an .scr file into the Windows system directories has some caveats, but it's not too difficult. Read the (on-line) docs and ask any questions in the newsgroups.