Get a Fancy Animated Apple Logo Screensaver for Mac
If you’re looking for a unique Apple-themed screensaver for the Mac, the free third party Brooklyn screen saver offers a fun collection of stylized and fanciful animations of the Apple logo.
The animated Apple logos used in the Brooklyn screensaver appear to be based on various Apple logo animations seen during an Apple event from fall of 2018, presumably the creator of the screensaver extracted the logos from an event video or from some other means. Whatever the case, the screen saver is really quite nice, and it works with the optional clock setting too which many Mac screen saver users appreciate.
This is third party software and not an official screen saver from Apple, it was put together by a user on Github where it is available to download for free. The description of the screen saver on Github is as follows: “Brooklyn Screen Saver by Pedro Carrasco based on the animations presented during Apple Special Event (October 30, 2018) from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House.”
How to Download & Install the Brooklyn Animated Apple Logo Screensaver
- Download the Brooklyn screen saver from GitHub here
- To install the screensaver, right-click on the ‘Brooklyn.saver’ file and choose ‘Open’, or install the screensaver manually by placing it into a users ~/Library/Screen Savers/ directory
- From the “Screensaver” preference panel, locate and select “Brooklyn” to choose that as the screensaver on the Mac
You can preview the screensaver or use it immediately, but to really appreciate it you have to see the animations of the Apple logo artwork abstractions yourself.
The description of the screen saver on Github is as follows: “Brooklyn Screen Saver by Pedro Carrasco based on the animations presented during Apple Special Event (October 30, 2018) from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House.” The animated GIF below demonstrating some of the animations is borrowed from @pedrommcarrasco Github page as well.
If this screensaver isn’t doing it for you, there are many other options out there. Some of the other favorites are using third party screensavers for playing a video as a screensaver, using a website as a screen saver, using an animated gif as a screensaver, using the Apple TV screensavers on the Mac (and the spaces ones too), and there are many other screen savers we have discussed before too.
Whichever screensaver you use (or don’t use) you’ll want to remember to lock the screen with a password so that data on the Mac has some privacy when not it’s not actively in use by you. The newest versions of macOS includes a Lock Screen shortcut for quickly enabling that, though if you want to enjoy a screen saver before locking the screen then often a hot corner for enabling the screensaver is a better approach.
Thanks to Erin for passing this link via RedmondPie.