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Superpaper – advanced multi monitor wallpaper manager

Superpaper is an advanced multi monitor wallpaper manager.

This tool is notable for its advanced wallpaper spanning options.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Set a single image across all displays.
  • Set different image on every display.
  • Span images on groups of displays: one image on laptop screen and another spanned on two external monitors, for example.
  • Advanced wallpaper spanning options:
    • Pixel density correction: span an image flawlessly across displays of different shapes and sizes. Pixel density correction needs two things to work: correct display sizes and the positions of your displays relative to each other on your desk (to tell how you pixels are located in physical space and what size they are). Display sizes are detected automatically and shown in the preview; a warning is given if the detection fails and then you can enter correct sizes with the “Override detected sizes” button.
    • Bezel correction: let the image continuously span behind your bezels.
    • Perspective correction: span the image even more flawlessly. You’ll need to measure your distance to one of the displays you consider central, though this can be done in relation to any of your displays, just choose the display that you use.
  • Manual pixel offsets for fine-tuning.
  • Slideshow with configurable file order from local sources.
  • Add wallpapers one by one or a folder at a time (no subfolders).
  • Command-line interface.
  • Tray applet for slideshow control.
  • Hotkey support for easy slideshow control (Only Linux and Windows).
  • Align test tool to help fine tune your settings (Accessible only from GUI).
  • Aims to support all desktop environments.
  • Span wallpaper on KDE and XFCE.
  • Runs under Linux and Windows with partial and untested support for Mac OS X.

Website: github.com/hhannine/Superpaper
Developer: Henri Hänninen
License: MIT License

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Superpaper is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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