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10.4: Find bonus Quartz Composer screen savers Apps
Tiger only hintIf you have the Developer Tools installed, there are a number of interesting Quartz Composer compositions located in various subdirectories within the /Developer/Examples/Quartz Composer folder. Some of these don't make good screen savers, and some of them take up lots of resources (at least on my 12" PowerBook), but several are pretty cool.

What's better, of course, is that with a few minutes (hours, eons) of fiddling, you can combine and alter the examples however you like. Just stick any composition you like into your user's Library/Screen Savers directory (create it if necessary), and they should show up in the Screen Saver preference pane.

[robg adds: You'll have to dig a bit in the various subfolders to find the usable animations -- and some of them do put a bit of load on the CPU!]
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10.4: Find bonus Quartz Composer screen savers
Authored by: plaguebearer on Jun 21, '05 12:43:08PM

Anyone wanna post some screenshots for those of us who can't check this out?



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10.4: Find bonus Quartz Composer screen savers
Authored by: swartzfeger on Jun 21, '05 01:59:56PM
10.4: Find bonus Quartz Composer screen savers
Authored by: swartzfeger on Jun 21, '05 02:06:41PM

Here it is in use in the Sys Prefs

Honestly, this was super simply to install. I look forward to composing some cool screen savers!

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10.4: Find bonus Quartz Composer screen savers
Authored by: altglbrs on Jun 22, '05 10:06:52AM

Instead of digging around to find the Composer files, just search for .qtz, which is the extension for Quartz Composer files.



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10.4: Find bonus Quartz Composer screen savers
Authored by: datasmid on May 18, '07 09:54:38AM
I made a couple of them with Quartz Composer, and this package uses the iSight camera as input and puts several effects over the image. The idle mac seems to spy on whoever is in front of it. http://homepage.mac.com/litebeam/FileSharing2.html

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