Mac screensaver in the form of the Apple Watch face


Whether you love Apple smartwatches or not – in any case, you have to admit: their “default” dial looks just great! What’s more, it looks great on a Mac monitor too. Below we will tell you how to install it there.

A quality Apple Watch screensaver is available for free download, and it’s as easy to install on a Mac as any other file of its type.

For several years now, developer Rasmus Nielsen has been updating and distributing his popular screensaver for macOS in the form of various Apple Watch dials for free. For all the time it was downloaded by users about 300,000 times.

Screensaver on Mac as Apple Watch face

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How to set an animated screensaver on Mac as an Apple Watch face

one. Download the screensaver file from the developer Rasmus Nielsen’s site. The download button is in the middle of the page.

2. Click on the .saver file. MacOS will prompt you to install a splash screen for either the current Mac user or everyone. In the latter case, you will need to enter a password.

Screensaver on macOS in the form of the Apple Watch face

In case the message appears on the screen:

application “WatchScreensaver.saver” cannot be opened because the developer could not be verified.

Click on Cancel

Application cannot be opened because it failed ... - Error on Mac

Follow the path System Preferences -> Protection and Security -> General tab, click the lock icon.

The application cannot be opened because the developer could not be verified

Application cannot be opened because it failed ... - Error on Mac

Enter the Administrator password and click Remove protection

Application cannot be opened because it failed ... - Error on Mac

Click on the button that appears Confirm Entry

Application cannot be opened because it failed ... - Error on Mac

A new popup will appear, click Open

Application cannot be opened because it failed ... - Error on Mac

3. Follow the path System Preferences -> Desktop & Screensaver, select the thumbnail with the Apple Watch signature from the list of suggested files (will be at the very end).

Desktop and screensaver on macOS

four. To change the settings for the screensaver dials, press the button Screensaver settings (if it’s grayed out, tap on the thumbnail of another screensaver, then on Apple Watch again)

Screensaver on macOS in the form of the Apple Watch face

Screensaver on macOS in the form of the Apple Watch face

Screensaver on macOS in the form of the Apple Watch face

5. To preview, move the cursor over the splash screen and press View

Screensaver on macOS in the form of the Apple Watch face

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