Apr 27 2009
While we tend to focus on what our Macs are up to while we are using them, it’s worth taking time out to be sure your Mac sees some quality recreation time when idle.
This Jaguar-Compatible menu extra toggles your desktop background to your screen-saver. Be warned that this is fairly taxing on your system. While there are several free solutions that do this, BackLight is the only I found with a handy menu extra.
This dynamic duo of screen-saver makers give you a hand in customizing your screen effects. xbMovieSaver allows you to select a QuickTime movie as a screen-saver. Even better, xbMovieMaker turns QuickTime movies and Flash animations into self-contained screen-saver modules. The possibilities are endless…
In a completely different vein, PackTrack lets you monitor UPS and FedEx packages from your desktop. Plug-in structure leaves the door open to add tracking services. Very handy for tracking multiple packages.
That wraps up this week’s Freeloader. I hope you’ve found this week’s free software useful. If there’s a type of software you’d like me to feature, drop me a line.