Free Fire Screensaver

Free Fire Screensaver

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 192 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2
  • Total Downloads:
    1,356,169
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 11, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    3.27MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    280
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #10 in Screensavers

Editors' Review

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Free Fire Screensave sets users' monitors ablaze, igniting each window and icon in translucent flames. It's a cool effect, and the intuitive interface allows for just the right amount of customization; users can personalize their settings without being overwhelmed by options.

The features that users can tweak include the speed of the flames' flickering, whether the screensaver fades out or ends immediately upon exit, and the program's sounds and music. Users can choose between two built-in pieces of music (Romantic and Melancholic), set the program to use other music from the computer, or turn the music off entirely. Crackling fire sounds can also be adjusted in volume or turned off. This program offers multimonitor support for users who desire more than one blazing screen; this can be turned off for those who don't. Users can also easily take a screenshot of the flaming desktop, which could provide a not-so-subtle way to tell your boss what you really think of your latest assignment. (If only it showed holes burning through Word documents!)

This freeware installs and uninstalls cleanly, making it a hassle-free desktop enhancement. Users who want to add a little bit of heat to their computers should find this an enjoyable addition to their screensaver collections.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"malicious file"

October 12, 2014  |  By marco.montero.3194524

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Don't download.

Cons

Download at your own risk.

Summary

Tried to download, but chrome blocked it saying that the .exe file is malicious. Beware!

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1 stars

"The file would not install."

September 12, 2014  |  By Goldenrule

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Unable to install.

Cons

Unable to install.

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1 stars

"Invites you to download malicious software"

July 15, 2014  |  By Zarakima

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

lots of free viruses and such

Cons

Causes endless 'agree to terms & conditions' pages which you are intended not to read and agree to the carefully explained malicious program/application's installation. Can only be closed using ctrl+alt+delete. seriously don't download this, I feel bad that this has been allowed to reach 1.3 million downloads.

Summary

don't do it bro.

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1 stars

"DO NOT DOWNLOAD - MALICIOUS CONTENT!!!"

May 30, 2014  |  By w3lls331f1t5g00d

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Looked awesome at first

Cons

Download is blocked by Chrome for being malicious

Summary

DO NOT DOWNLOAD!!!

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2 stars

"Didn't care for the effect"

December 04, 2012  |  By wallymountz

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Installation was easy

Cons

Didn't care for the effect.

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2 stars

"Not so Great"

September 11, 2012  |  By realitycheck5

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Looks cool and fun.

Cons

I tried and tried to download this screensaver. When it finally did download, it absolutely wouldn't function. I've downloaded many programs from c|net and never had a problem. Way too much trouble to mess with. I deleted it.

Summary

The screensaver looked great on c|net's site, but would not work properly.

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4 stars

"Okay, but not really a 'screensaver' per se"

April 18, 2012  |  By Seething_Sage

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Options to customize some of the settings including sounds. Effect is cool.

Cons

1. On my 1920 x 1200 display, the 'snapshot' it takes of my screen to put the flames overlay on is a much lower resolution than my actual screen, so it's like I'm looking at a zoomed in/cropped view of my desktop. That sort of ruins the effect.

2. As an actual screensaver, which is supposed to serve the function of preventing LCD image persistence (a.k.a. burn-in), it doesn't really work. The windows it shows are static underneath the flame effect, which doesn't move and only flickers in place, and red is the absolute worst color for causing burn-in. But as long as you set your power options to actually turn off your entire display after the screensaver is on for afew minutes, you should be fine. But I wouldn't leave this running for any great length of time with the monitor set to never go to sleep... that could be bad over time.

Summary

It's cool and has potential. But it needs to be capable of higher resolutions, and IMO to prevent LCD image persistence it ought to add some kind of "burning all windows down to ash at the bottom of the screen" effect or something like that, which would reset/loop... preventing the same windows/effects always being in the same spot on your screen. (There used to be an old Win 98 screensaver that disintegrated your screen pixel by pixel that it would be cool to see it emulate.)

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5 stars

"New Favorite ScreenSaver!!"

February 29, 2012  |  By Sarge5252

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Excellent screensaver, looks really good.

Cons

Some dumb music plays but you can go and turn it off, so not really to bad of a con.

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5 stars

"Easy, fun, amusing"

February 20, 2012  |  By anartist_cnet

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

Starlingly realistic effect probably with little use of memory

Cons

I found no cons

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3 stars

"It's alright"

January 24, 2012  |  By allfoursnready

 |  Version: Free Fire Screensaver 2.20

Pros

It's a fire screensaver

Cons

Uses too much cpu for a screensaver, imo

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.2
Version 2.2 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Laconic Software
Publisher web site http://www.laconicsoftware.com
Release Date January 28, 2015
Date Added June 11, 2013
Version 2.2
Category
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.27MB
File Name free-fire-free-screensaver-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,356,169
Downloads Last Week 280
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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