Dream Aquarium Screensaver

Dream Aquarium Screensaver


Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 194 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.2591
File Size:
8.26MB
Date Added:
August 07, 2013
Price:
Free to try (Limited number of species, nag screens, doesn't allow changes to be saved); $19.95 to buy (Buy it now)
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Total Downloads:
1,962,693
Downloads Last Week:
738
Product ranking:
#8 in Screensavers
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

Dream Aquarium Screensaver offers users an opportunity to turn their computer screen into a fish tank when they are not using it. With a surprising amount of options, you can control virtually every aspect of the program except for one important one.

The program has a somewhat confusing interface that requires the user to right-click on the aquarium as it's running in order to access the Options menu. But the actual fish tank action is impressive. Up to six species of sea creatures (the trial limits the tank to six) move in realistic ways and look lifelike, whether they are brightly colored angelfish or crabs scurrying about on the sea floor. The program's options are the highlight of the program once the menu is accessed. Users can choose between seven different aquariums, different fish, lighting, and can even feed the fish. While it seems like every opportunity was taken for users to control the tank, the designers neglected to give them as much control over when the screensaver operates. Throughout the extensive Options menu we only found one vague command to set when the aquarium appears, and oddly, this was only when the computer was running on battery.

While its lack of direction for controlling the program was annoying, it wasn't enough to deter us from the spectacular graphics and options for the aquarium. Anyone interested in filling the screen undersea life should give this download a shot.

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  • All Versions:

    3.8

    out of 194 votes

    • 5 star: 89
    • 4 star: 49
    • 3 star: 16
    • 2 star: 11
    • 1 star: 29
  • Current Version:

    3.7

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star: 2
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 1
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