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2 Ways to Decorate the Computer with Animated Desktop Wallpaper

When it comes to wallpapers, innovation matters. Good wallpapers can not only make your computer attractive and cool, but also please your life. Though festival wallpapers like Memorial Day Wallpapers can prevalent for a certain period, you need to change those festival wallpapers frequently to make your computer cool.

However, there is actually another choice for you. You can decorate the computer with animated desktop wallpaper which is usually Flash file. Flash wallpaper is favored for its small storage and wonderful animated effects. After you have set the Flash wallpaper as animated desktop wallpaper, you can enjoy the animated effects of the Flash movie all the time. This post will show you two ways to decorate the computer with animated desktop wallpaper.

I. Make Flash movie as animated desktop wallpaper

If you get a funny Flash movie which you want to make as animated desktop wallpaper, you can insert the Flash movie into a web page and then load the web page as desktop wallpaper. Though the method may be quite complicated, it can help you to get the best animated effects.

1. Download the Flash movie you like with Moyea Free Flash Downloader.

download Flash movie

2. Create a new text document and then type those codes into the text file.
type the code
<html>

<body>

<object classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ width=”1440″ height=”900″ codebase=”http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,29,0″>

<param name=”movie” value=”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\New Folder\524485_DrunkDriverFinal5[1].swf” />

<param name=”quality” value=”high” />

<embed type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”1440″ height=”900″ src=”C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\New Folder\524485_DrunkDriverFinal5[1].swf” pluginspage=”http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer” quality=”high”>

</embed>

</object>

</body>

</html>

The parameters of “Value” and “src” shall include the name (524485_DrunkDriverFinal5[1].swf) and location (C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\New Folder) of the Flash movie. Set the video size with “Width” and “Height” for your screen.

3. Save the text document and then change its suffix from .txt to .html to make it a web page. Right click the desktop and choose “Properties” option in the drop-down menu.

4. Click “Desktop” tab and then choose “Browser” button. Import the web page you have just created and then click “OK” button. After that, the animated desktop wallpaper has been the background of your desktop.

browser button
choose the web page
animated wallpaper

II. Convert Flash movie to animated gif image

A more easily way to help you get animated desktop wallpaper is to convert the Flash movie to animated gif image. After that you can set the animated gif image as the background of the desktop. Simple as it is, the animated effects you get may be not that satisfying.

1. Open Moyea SWF to Video Converter, click “Browser…” and choose “From Folder” to import the Flash movie.

mport Flas

2. Click “Export” tab and then check “Image series“. Set the output file as “Animated GIF” in the drop-down menu of “Profile“.

set output as animated gif

3. Choose “Convert” tab, click “Play and Capture” to start play the Flash movie and click “Finish” when the Flash ends. After that, the conversion is about to complete.
start conversion

4. Then you can set the converted animated gif image as the background of the desktop with similar operation mentioned in the first method.

Those are the two methods to help you get animated desktop wallpaper. If you want the best animated effects of the desktop wallpaper, you can refer to the first method. If you just want to do it with simple process, you can refer to the second method.