6 Totally Rad Retro Apple Wallpapers

Jun 8, 2012 - 8 Comments

Retro Apple logo & Think Different lock screen wallpaper

Want some retro Apple wallpapers featuring the classic rainbow  logo? Of course you do, so get ready to feel like you’re somewhere back in the 80’s and early 90’s again with this collection of six old school wallpapers.

The first comes to us from @RetinaiPadWalls on Twitter (are you following @OSXDaily yet?) and it’s the beauty that inspired this post. Shown in the screenshot up top, it’s a modern take on the classic “Think Different” line complete with the original rainbow Apple logo sitting against the modern linen that is all over iOS and MacOS X. It makes a great lock screen and is available at high resolution for both retina iPad and any Mac screen res. It’s like being in a time machine that isn’t quite certain of the decade, is it 1985, 1997, or 2012? Next up is a take on the classic Apple Pirate Flag, flown by the original Macintosh team in 1983… retro, AND cool. And the rest… just scroll down and see for yourself.

Retro Apple, Think Different
Think Different, retro rainbow Apple wallpaper

Apple Pirate Flag / Jolly Roger
Apple Pirate Flag wallpaper

Flying Retro Rainbow Apple – Dark
Retro Flying Apple logo

Flying Retro Rainbow Apple – Light
Flying classic rainbow Apple, light

Classic Mac Finder
Mac Classic Finder wallpaper

Retro Apple StickerRetro Apple sticker turned wallpaper

Want more? Check out some more retro stuff and many more beautiful wallpaper posts.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Customize, Retro


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  1. Gian Luigi says:

    I do not display wallpapers 1, 3 and 6
    gives me error

  2. Please upload higher resolution images! My 27″ 2560×1440 is screaming for the Finder wallpaper in a higher resolution.

  3. Nilesh Parmar says:

    like these, especially the finder smile :)

  4. Joshwah says:

    Love the ‘Think Different’ one.. It is now my desktop :)

  5. Lolwut says:

    Totally rad?

  6. Peter says:

    I used to have a bunch of those old Apple stickers, wish I never tossed them out!

    • qka says:

      I still have a stack of them, circa early 90s. The rainbow Apple never changed, but the font used did over time.

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