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.
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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.
In case the message appears on the screen:
application “WatchScreensaver.saver” cannot be opened because the developer could not be verified.
Click on Cancel…
Follow the path System Preferences -> Protection and Security -> General tab, click the lock icon.
Enter the Administrator password and click Remove protection…
Click on the button that appears Confirm Entry…
A new popup will appear, click Open…
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).
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)…
5. To preview, move the cursor over the splash screen and press View…