Endless Slideshow Screensaver

Endless Slideshow Screensaver

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 7 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.7.1
  • Total Downloads:
    12,116
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 10, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    3.25MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    17
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

+

Endless Slideshow Screensaver from Extreme Internet Software is a free slideshow screensaver that automatically searches for new desktop wallpaper online, downloads it, and displays it in your slideshow queue, so you always have new pictures to see. You can select categories for the program to search for, such as Nature, Animals, Cars, Girls, Men, or Cartoons. While the concept is interesting, we're not sure about the execution.

We installed Endless Slideshow Screensaver, opened its Settings dialog, and deselected all of the categories except one, Space. We clicked Preview, and the program opened and started downloading images, which it displayed shortly after the downloading began. The pictures were all high-quality astronomical images, many from NASA, and the slideshow employed a variety of different transitions and wipes to keep things interesting, though of course you can configure transition style, timing, and so on. When the downloading ceased, the screen preview ended. We set our screensaver timer for 1 minute, and, right on cue, Endless Slideshow Screensaver began its presentation. Next we clicked the program's desktop icon and reopened the Settings. We selected the Local pictures tab, which automatically indexed our picture library, though it's simple to add and remove specific folders. We clicked Preview, and the slideshow began displaying familiar images from our snapshot library. The Viewer and Slideshow tabs host familiar controls for changing how the slideshow looks and acts, while the Internet tab allows you to configure a proxy server. Online image search and retrieval are accomplished by something called Extreme Picture Finder, which seems to be a downgraded version of an image search and download tool from the same publisher.

Endless Slideshow Screensaver performs well and is based on an interesting concept, yet that concept is slightly troubling to us. In a nutshell, you can't control or even tell where the pictures are coming from, and there seem to be no filters or security options. We recommend it with reservations; those concerned about security will still find the local option to be a nice slideshow screensaver.

 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+

Results 1–7 of 7

2 stars

"Very poor support for pro registered users"

July 24, 2012  |  By Huffnpuf

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.5.1.1

Pros

The program works fine for jpg files only.

Cons

The program does not read raw files. The developer has been promising to fix this issue for almost a year and still no fix. The lack of updates and support makes me feel like I wasted my money upgrading to the pro version.

Reply to this review Read reply (1)

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

3 stars

"Developed a Glitch!"

July 03, 2012  |  By JPittam

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.5.1.1

Pros

Worked wonderfully for months.

Cons

Stopped performing flawlessly (had to rig the settings by eliminating the stop on mouse move). Wrote email to ask for help. Days later, still no response. I know it is free, but if they give an email address for help, you'd expect them to answer. Certainly won't be upgrading to the Pro version!

Summary

Could be a fluke with me, but it has become unreliable. Will be looking for a replacement.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

4 stars

"good,easy ,need much space"

May 09, 2012  |  By bsalem1731

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.5.1.1

Pros

yep its one of the best ,but better have a good antivirus,antispy ,as photos can come from infected sites

Cons

photos too many +can come from infected sites

Summary

if you want to be different thats what you need

Reply to this review Read reply (1)

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

1 stars

"Uninstaller contains malware, 4 STAR Alert"

April 24, 2011  |  By mitchiner

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.5.1.1

Pros

There are no pros!

Cons

1.Incompatibility with multiple monitors installations; 2.Unable to successfully and completely uninstall this software. It still reappears in drop down listing of screensavers; 3.Built-In uninstaller contains a 4-STAR malware.

Summary

User BEWARE! If it doesn't work in your installation, the vendor has made it nearly impossible to remove from the system. It is embedded in over 100 locations throughout the operating system, including the registry!

Reply to this review Read reply (1)

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

2 stars

"nice ,but might be not compatible windows7"

September 27, 2010  |  By bsalem1731

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.5

Pros

1-get what you want in screen saver
2-nice photos

Cons

1-download does not stop unless you pay
2-i had a windows crash after download

Summary

download care fully .unistall fast after downoad this is ok for one day
may increase you download limit ....

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

4 stars

"Very Nice. Stable, flexible and easy to use"

March 02, 2010  |  By jaf2--2008

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.4

Pros

It provides more options than windows screensavers and allows us to add / delete pictures on the fly.

Cons

Haven't noticed anything yet...

Summary

We had a problem using Windows packaged screensaver - Endless Slideshow Screensaver resolved that problem easily.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

5 stars

"Exactly what I was searching for..."

February 08, 2009  |  By SalviaWillow

 |  Version: Endless Slideshow Screensaver 1.1.1.0

Pros

-just add the root folder and that's it, every folder under the root folder is scanned too
- cool slideshow effects
-works as Screensaver AND Slideshow
-every picture can be used for Desktop Wallpaper

Cons

maybe for some of you:
-you can choose just one chategory for downloading new pictures...otherwise you have to chose "all categories"

Summary

It was a screensaver & slideshow exactly like I was searching for. It's FREE. Pictures fitting perfectly to full screen. 5 stars!

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

Results 1–7 of 7

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for Endless Slideshow Screensaver
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update your review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

 
see all reviews +

Full Specifications

+
What's new in version 1.7.1
  • New actions: rotate any photo 90 degrees left or right with a single button press.
  • User-selected text now on all monitors, not only on main monitor.
  • More randomness: any photo from any folder has a chance to show up in the slideshow at any moment.
General
Publisher Extreme Internet Software
Publisher web site http://www.exisoftware.com/
Release Date September 18, 2013
Date Added October 10, 2013
Version 1.7.1
Category
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 98
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.25MB
File Name esss_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,116
Downloads Last Week 17
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

Add to my list Report a problem
 
read more +

More Products to Consider

Close[x]

Submit a problem report for Endless Slideshow Screensaver

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Close[x]

Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK