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For all android users:
1: Download video [link]
2 Download video live wallpaper
3 Set a new wallpaper (by your default wallpaper app)
4 Click on video live wallpaper and go to settings
5 Choose the file where you saved the video.
6 Apply wallpaper.
It'll drain your battery like a motherfucker, but here is an app where you can set the .mp4 version as your wallpaper.
Here's what it looks like in action
Download the mp4 to your phone
Install this app
Go to Settings -> Display -> Wallpaper -> Live Wallpaper
Tap on Video Live Wallpaper -> Settings -> Video Source and browse to the directory you saved the mp4 and select it
Go back out of settings and you should have a preview of the video as the live wallpaper
Tap Set wallpaper and your done
Here's my wallpaper now
Really does work!
Install it, hold down on your home screen, select wallpapers > Live wallpapers > Video Live Wallpapers.
Then Set Wallpaper and choose the file.
I downloaded the mp4, then used an app called Video Live Wallpaper to apply it. Crazy that the app is almost 3 years old and still works great.
As far as downloading the video file from Twitter (on mp4 format), that's what I'm hoping someone will know to do.
As far as how to set videos as live wallpapers on your phone, there's the Video Live Wallpaper app on Android.
Not sure about gifs but this is a mp4 file.
mp4 source (I used VLC to lower the quality)
I recorded a simple scene with my ship at my home planet for about 40 minutes, chopped up a day and night cycle so I could use Tasker to swap between them at certain times, and slapped it onto a simple Live Wallpaper app.
This combined with UNITS RECEIVED for my notifications makes for a fun interface for an interloper like myself.
I'm gonna make custom icons next, to really complete the look!
App I used for the video: [link]
It might have ads? I'm not sure, I have them blocked on my phone. The video quality isn't the greatest for the app, but it behaved the best from all the ones I tried
Edit: I didn't realize the screen recording app recorded sound. Guess my breathing is recorded. Gross.
You can downloadthe video here -> link of video on dropbox.
Put the video on your phone and then use an app like this one to make it into a live wallpaper.
I don't know if the app works, I'll try to find one later that works or will just turn the video into the gif and try it that way.
People say there's an option on the phone where you can put the video as lock screen wallpaper. So, there's that if nothing else works for you.
Alternatively, use this app. Took me two seconds to search it up.
I don't know if you can download it here, so here's the link of video on dropbox.
I haven't tried it yet. So, if you do, please let me know if it works.
I used this android app: [link]
And I uploaded to youtube this video loop I edited to make a near seamless loop: [link]
Just save the youtube video (.mp4) and use the android app to set as a live wallpaper. was fairly easy - not difficult at all.
What app are you using to make the live wallpaper? I'm using Video Live Wallpaper and while it's old as hell it still does its job just fine.
Just to provide an alternative:
I use this one Video Live Wallpaper, because it has no intrusive app permissions, it's free (donationware with small ad in settings screen). No icon in app drawer, just go to your wallpaper settings (long press home screen), select it and configure it there. I've used it for years and never noticed any battery drain from it.
The negative reviews I'm seeing is from people who don't understand there's no app icon in launcher.
Every other live wallpaper app I've tried is trying to accumulate as much data on me as possible and/or bombard me with ads and is either missing features or offering too many unnecessary features; no thanks.
I use this app called Video Live Wallpaper. The interface is a little crappy and there may be better apps (I'll gladly take recommendations), but it works for my purposes. No app icon, as it's a Live Wallpaper, just go to change your wallpaper, it'll be there.
It's only for mp4 video, but you can easily convert a gif to mp4 online.
Select a video. I set Rendering Mode to Stretched and Swiping Smoothness to Smoother video.
I've been using it for a year or so, with a couple of different videos with no problems and no noticable battery drain. (u/bluepillcarl)
I just saved the video and used this app: [link]
Or is the issue with downloading? If on desktop I believe it should work with right click and save video or something
> video live wallpaper
It was the third one for me. This is exactly why I asked. I just downloaded it, will try it out later during poop time.
I did it by converting the .gif to a .mp4 and using the Video Live Wallpaper app.
<strong>Video of wallpaper on my S6 Edge</strong>
It's not 100% taht simple (well maybe there is an app i don't know of) but what I do is use one of the 1000 "youtube download" websites... then i use this app:
It works especially well for shorter vids.
Here's mine (it spins!): [link]
To use this on Android, install this app, then download this loop that I edited and re-encoded to a small file-size, and set it as the wallpaper from that app.
EDIT: Just tested another video live wallpaper app, this one is way more smooth and doesn't lag at all for me.
Also has a cool feature: You can double tap to pause or play the animation.
Wallpaper is video live wallpaper + this gif/video
Icons are light void
Widget is fancy from zoopers trident 2
Thanks, OP, using this as my wallpaper on Android (DROID-4).
For those of you who want to do the same, install this app, then download this loop that I edited and re-encoded to a small file-size, and set it as the wallpaper from that app.
Also has a cool feature: You can double tap to pause or play the animation. Enjoy.
For iOS? I don't think there's an API for that :/
Android would probably have an app for that.
This app works with MP4 videos
this will let you use the file above.
I have an Android. I used Video Live Wallpaper. Worked pretty well.
Need an app to set videos to home screen wallpaper. There are others but i use this one
I use the app Video Live Wallpaper, [link], and got it to convert any mp4 file to live wallpaper.
Video Live Wallpaper (Android)
Video file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m7YKgtUjTvCeWwq5miok-kBzfSWVXdu3/view
Live wallpaper app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ccpcreations.android.VLW (if u are using any chinese phone u may need to instal also google backgrounds app)
Install the app and search in your files the video, disable scrolling and automatic scailing
hope u like it :D
This app lets you use any video file as a wallpaper.
maybe with this Video Live Wallpaper
You can basically download the video files that you would need here:
(That link comes from this thread: [link]
They are looped videos of the menu characters thing.)
You can apply these videos as wallpaper with this app:
Well the original is just a GIF: [link]
I took that and turned it into a 1080x1920 MP4 that fits my Nexus 5X: [link]
After transferring that MP4 to my phone, I used Video Live Wallpaper to actually convert and use the MP4 as the background: [link]
If you just want a still image instead of something that is animated, enjoy! [link]