Unlike our underpants, we can’t change our mobiles everyday. Hence we make do by changing the wallpapers. Whether it’s your girlfriend or a superhero, or your favourite football team or favourite movie or perhaps even a striking sports car or a relaxing landscape – we love playing with our wallpapers. Wallpapers are the easiest way to make your mobile feel new every time you look at them.
On an average a human being lives for 28000 days. Even if we assume they change one wallpaper everyday – any average human being will require an app that supports a minimum of 25000 wallpapers – assuming parents keep their children away from mobiles for at least first 10 years of their lives.
Yes! Believe it or not we consume countless wallpapers every year. And we do go through dreadful moment when we are not only out of ideas for our next Homescreen wallpaper, but find the simple task of changing our Android wallpaper pretty daunting. We search for hours and hours to find that perfect wallpaper only to get bored of it next day – imagine the number of hours we waste in perfecting our home screens. The science of finding a perfect wallpaper continues.
Let’s see how we can help you overcome those dire moments to find a perfect wallpaper easier than usual, even surprisingly automatically in some cases. Yes, it’s possible! And that too for free!
The three types of Wallpaper Hunters!
When it comes to searching for wallpapers we all get classified in to three categories.
The Seasoned Pro: They will do anything for a perfect wallpaper – crop, change, add filters the works – they want their Wallpapers to stand out and be the envy of all.
The Searchers: They spend hours and hours to find good wallpaper but will never go the extra mile that a seasoned pro would. For them, it’s about discovering a brand new wallpaper that no one has.
Finally, the last category is dedicated for The Busy Bees – Well! They are busy! So busy that they prefer an app that could do all the hard work for them and they simply get surprised every time they see their mobiles.
Don’t fret! We are here to make that daunting task look easy with selection of these amazing wallpaper apps that will keep you satisfied for years to come.
For The Busy Bees
If you like patterns and colors then this is the app for you. It automatically generates patterns with various color options for your perfect wallpaper. The best thing about the app is that it’s all automatic. Once installed you can literally forget about changing your wallpaper ever again. Obviously the only drawback is that you are restricted to patterns and colors for your wallpaper.
500 Firepaper is app that uses 500Px photo community to serve you the best wallpapers. You can choose categories and interval times for you wallpaper shuffle. It is perhaps one of the most diverse and truly automatic Wallpaper apps. Apply and forget about it.
For The Searchers
If Van Gogh makes sense to you then this is the app for you. Muzei is hybrid Live Wallpaper app that features tons of fine art pieces as your wallpaper. More importantly you can keep changing these classic art pieces with a tap on the screen. Additionally once you are tired of the Van Goghs of the world you can put your own art on display as it supports images in your gallery too. With countless plugins and support Muzei is perhaps the most robust wallpaper system out there.
Zedge is perhaps the most popular wallpaper app out there with more than 200 million people around the world who depend on it. More over it also supports ringtones and icons making Zedge the complete personalization app for all you customization junkies.
For The seasoned Pro
Art station as the name suggest is a station where artist from all over the world can showcase their art. The platform supports multiple formats, whether it’s traditional art or a complete 3d workup. The caveat is that you will have to be logged in to download. Sometimes images are watermarked but shouldn’t bother a seasoned pro with Photoshop skills. Art station probably has the most unique collection of images and potential wallpapers that even Google image search can’t find.
Just like Art station, Deviant Art is a platform that showcases brilliant artistic work from all over the world. Whether it’s a commissioned work or personal, all of the rarest of rare images and wallpapers are available for use. There are a few that can’t be downloaded directly but there are tricks to get them – be it via chrome using URL or screen grabs. Simply put it is the World’s Largest Art Gallery In Your Hand.
So, what’s your pick?
Got any suggestions, shoot them own in the comments section below — we would love to hear ya!