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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.9.03
  • Total Downloads:
    698,198
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 25, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial, nag screen); $17.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    16.44MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    179
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #5 in Screensavers

Editors' Review

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Screensavers have long outworn their welcome, but some people still refuse to live without them. If you wouldn't dream of having a blank black screen when your computer is idle, Solar System - Earth 3D Screensaver is for you. It shows you our planet in all of its glory.

The goofy early-'90s sci-fi music this application features is a weird choice, but it doesn't totally detract from the screensaver. As for the image, it's a cool spinning Earth that is actually fun to watch. It isn't the most accurate view of Earth you'll ever see, but it is pretty. Amusingly enough, if you still had a monitor where screen burn-in was an issue -- which is the reason for screensavers -- then this screensaver doesn't move enough to absolutely prevent it. When you stop using the screensaver, you're greeted by a request that you pay $17 for the full version of Solar System - Earth 3D Screensaver.

If you still love screensavers, this one is a delight to look at. It will keep you entertained and will look especially attractive on larger screens. Don't waste your time with the paid version, though. The free Solar System - Earth 3D Screensaver works well enough to not need the upgrade.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Solar System - Earth 3D Screensaver 1.8.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.9.03
Version 1.9.03 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Rixane Interactive
Publisher web site http://www.rixane.com
Release Date December 25, 2016
Date Added December 25, 2016
Version 1.9.03
Category
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements DirectX 9.0 library
Download Information
File Size 16.44MB
File Name solar_system_earth_dc.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 698,198
Downloads Last Week 179
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial, nag screen
Price $17.95

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