PortalView Live Desktop Wallpaper
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Description:

PortalView delivers real-time wallpaper from thousands of webcams and weather sites worldwide. Launch this simple Python program on the boot or with a click and watch the sun set over the Mediterranean or Old Faithful erupt in Yellowstone Park.

Automatic updating allows you to monitor your local webcam or road conditions without keeping a resource-hungry browser open. Doppler and Satellite maps keep you informed of approaching weather. World Sunlight maps (Earthlights) include rectangular, hemispheric and moon phase views.

Includes scores of international webcams and weather maps to start with, then customize with your favorites. Supports .jpg, .gif and .png image formats.
Last changelog:

2 years ago

Version 1.63: Resolved Import issues with some versions of Python.

Version 1.62: Improved compatibility: Works with more systems.

Version 1.6: Improved stability: If image server is unavailable, the program will try again at the next scheduled update.

06/24/2014: Updated webcam list.

Version 1.5:
Added startup script;
Added instructions for rotating multiple images;
webcam location file updated;
readme updated

Version 1.4:
Added support for .gif and .png image formats.

User feedback helps drive improvements to this program. Send yours to michelle@goldnuggetwebs.com

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2 years ago

Version 1.63: Resolved Import issues with some versions of Python.

Version 1.62: Improved compatibility: Works with more systems.

Version 1.6: Improved stability: If image server is unavailable, the program will try again at the next scheduled update.

06/24/2014: Updated webcam list.

Version 1.5:
Added startup script;
Added instructions for rotating multiple images;
webcam location file updated;
readme updated

Version 1.4:
Added support for .gif and .png image formats.

User feedback helps drive improvements to this program. Send yours to michelle@goldnuggetwebs.com

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