Wallpaper Engine, a popular application on Steam that allows users to create and set customized wallpapers for their desktops and laptops, is now available for Android devices. The software, which is popular on Steam among gamers who use it to create and tweak wallpapers to their liking, is now on the Google Play store as a free download. Gamers can now use their desktop app Wallpaper Collection along with files on their phones to create and set live wallpapers on their smartphone’s homescreen.
according to the description wallpaper engine google play store listing, users will also be able to import local videos or GIFs on their smartphones and set them as live wallpapers. The wallpaper engine currently supports setting videos, GIFs, and interactive 2D and 3D scenes as live wallpapers, while customizing the look and feel to the user’s preferences.
Unlike Wallpaper Engine on steam, which is currently priced at Rs. 229, the new application for Android is free, with no ads and no in-app purchases. The app allows users who have their desktops running Wallpaper Engine to “import” their live wallpaper collections. Android phone. Users can also set a limit on frames per second (fps) for the live wallpaper if their device sports modest hardware specifications.
While users who haven’t purchased Wallpaper Engine for Desktop may still be able to use the app on their smartphones for free, importing functionality will be limited to those without the desktop app being connected.
To use the import feature, users need to open the desktop app, click on mobile button , connect new device, then note down the 4 digit PIN and enter it on the Wallpaper Engine Android app to finish pairing.
According to the developers, users will also be able to set a wallpaper “playlist”, which will keep switching live wallpapers at specific intervals or based on the time of day. Live wallpapers consume more power than static wallpapers, so when a user activates the battery-saving mode on their smartphone the app will stop them as well.