13 Beautiful High Resolution Retina Wallpapers for the New iPad

Mar 24, 2012 - 11 Comments

Retina iPad wallpapers

Looking for some gorgeous high resolution images for your new iPad? Here are a handful of gorgeous retina wallpapers, each measuring 2048×2048 pixels.

Click on any of the images below for a full sized version, though some of the links go to InterfaceLift and the iPad 2048×2048 version must be selected manually from their drop-down download menu, labeled as “new iPad (3rd gen)”. Enjoy!

water drops on feathers wallpaper

Water bubbles wallpaper

Foggy Road wallpaper

Spring leaves wallpaper

Water drop wallpaper

Tiger wallpaper

Birds wallpaper

Grand Tetons wallpaper

Water grass wallpaper

Maui Sunset wallpaper

Glowing wheat wallpaper

Bay Bridge wallpaper

Thanks to @RetinaiPadWalls on Twitter for a handful of these, they tweet nothing but high-res iPad wallpapers and are worth a follow. While you’re there, don’t forget that you can follow us on Twitter too.

Check out our wallpaper archives too, though many are geared towards traditional resolutions.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Customize, iPad


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  1. […] you’re looking for some high res images to show in the picture gallery, don’t miss our recent post with 13 retina iPad wallpapers, they make for great backgrounds and pleasing eye candy. stLight.options({ […]

  2. Michael Toye says:

    Thanks OSXDaily for featuring my droplet on a blade of grass shot!

    Megan, geeknaut.com remorselessly stole images and hosted them with no credit or link to the artists. They have about 5 of my photographs in that batch of 60. :-(

  3. Megan says:

    These look crisp on the iPad. Wanted to share 60 more http://www.geeknaut.com/ipad-retina-wallpapers-19196000.html of them here

  4. […] con los que asombrar a propios y extraños gracias a la calidad de la pantalla del nuevo iPad, OS X Daily nos ofrece una pequeña e interesante selección de fondos destinados a sacarle el máximo partido […]

  5. Nick says:

    They all look great!

  6. Nuke fixer says:

    How does one save these wallpapers to an iPad3?

    • Paul says:

      Click through to the image, tap and hold until “Save Image” appears. It will then automatically save to the Photos app in your main album.

  7. […] bad, it’s always nice to personalize your device a bit. Thanks to a recent post on OSX Daily we have access to a nice library of beautiful photographs shot at 2048×2048 resolution. The […]

  8. Olly says:

    Wow! They’re amazing :D

  9. Eric Stevenson says:

    These are some good wall papers. I immediately recognized the Maui shot, that catamaran has sat off the coast of Kaanapali for years and has never moved once.

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