Set gif image as a Desktop background on Mac

🗓️ July 20, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patelI am happy with share perfect guide on how to set gif image as a desktop background on Mac OS X EI Capitan, Yosemite. Suggested by one of my favorite digital guider labnol. So I am very excited about try and also keep your funny, Lovely gif picture on desktop, iMac or MacBook.

For that you don’t need any technical knowledge or apple script installation. Just download trusted third party setup file and choose .gif (animated) image from saved on your drive. Without system crash, data lost and privacy loose you can do that.

Not go with other foolish setup that’s also available in market.

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Steps for set or keep Gif image as a Desktop background on Mac OS X: EI Capitan, Yosemite

Keep read below steps details once, might be one wrong steps gives fail result.

Step 1: Keep ready some gif image on your drive or download images temporary for test purpose. Makegif great online source for choose favorite GIF.

Step 2: Download gifpaper, zip file format. Once you download extract there by double tap on it.

Step 3: From the extracted folder, run setup by right lick on “GIFPaperPrefs.prefpane“. install app on Mac OS X

Note: Might you will got popup message like “app can’t open because of unidentified developer“. Sort out this problem, Just right click on setup file > Open > are you sure? Open. Launch Third party app on Mac

Step 4: Once you install You can launch below screen directly on screen or To open it manually Go to the Apple icon > System Preference > GifPaperPrefGIF paper refs for Mac on System Preference

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Browse gif picture only, located on your drive. Gif image as a Desktop background on Mac OS X, iMac, MacBook

Scaling must not ‘none’.

Remove GIF or Set static picture on Desktop background

You can’t remove gif from desktop background. By set alternate static picture. First Go gifpaperPref screen and select none from scaling dropdown.

Then set any of the static picture as a desktop background.

Any help need on keep Gif image as a Desktop background for your case, Share with me on comment section or on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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