How To / Windows 7 / Windows XP

How to set video as your desktop wallpaper

Hey, tired of seeing some pictures or slideshow in your desktop wallpaper ?? then how about a video as your desktop wallpaper ??. Then all you need is a VLC player to do this. Just carefully follow below steps

  • Open up VLC player.
  • Goto Tools -> Preferences. or just press Ctrl + p.
  • A preference window will appear, click Video on left pane.
  • On right pane, in output section, choose DirectX (directdraw) video output.
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  • Click Save changes & Exit.
  • Now, open any video file & pause the play.
  • Goto Video -> Set as wallpaper.
  • Now minimize all the application & see your desktop wallpaper, video will be playing.
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  • Above screenshot is my desktop wallpaper.

Hope you liked it. !!

Any trouble in setting video as your wallpaper ?? Do leave a comment. !!

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