Splendid Desktop Helper

Splendid Desktop Helper

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.57
  • Total Downloads:
    4,635
  • Date Added:
    May 10, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Although screensavers are no longer a necessity, many people still like to use them to customize their desktops. There's a screensaver for every taste, whether you like sports cars, nature, outer space, or slideshows utilizing your own images. And then there's Splendid Desktop Helper. We can't imagine that this train wreck of a program would appeal to anyone.

You'll want to pay close attention while installing Splendid Desktop Helper--should you, for some reason, choose to do so--because if you don't you'll also end up installing something called RebateRobot. Once we had the program installed, it asked us if we wanted to create a password to protect our computer. We opted to skip this step, not trusting Splendid Desktop Helper to be able to handle such a task. Next we were greeted with a neon green configuration screen, though it was not at all clear what exactly we were configuring. We were asked to select genres of images to include, such as "animal," "guy," "baby," and "sexy beauty." We could choose "Internet picture" or "local picture," though there didn't seem to be any way to navigate to a directory of images on our own machine. There were some pretty typical settings such as options to tile, center, or stretch images, and adjust the interval between image changes, but there were also fields for background movies and Flash files. We decided to skip these and try out Splendid Desktop Helper's basic features first, and that ended up being all we needed to see. We thought we were just getting a screensaver, but the program also turned out to be a desktop wallpaper changer. The images used in both the screensaver and on the wallpaper varied drastically, with professional-looking nature scenes being interspersed with amateur photos of children and strange-looking cartoons. To add insult to injury, we ended up having to use the task manager to shut the screensaver down. Overall, we do not recommend Splendid Desktop Helper at all; it's hard to configure, unstable, and has few redeeming qualities.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Good program to do fine desktop with wallpaper"

January 15, 2013  |  By capitanflorius

 |  Version: Splendid Desktop Helper 1.57

Pros

Thi programma allow to choose if wallpaper are download by internet or will take from our computer.
It changes every 2 or 3 minutes new wallpaper till we stop.
it's amazing that the program support fade in,fade out.and there are many hot girls and cute animal.and you really can set a simple password to protect your desktop from co-worker or family.
We can ripristinate our originary desktop al once
Very fine images.
I like it

Cons

No con at this time

Summary

I recommend this program to all users.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher CFSoft
Publisher web site http://www.cfxy.me/eng
Release Date May 10, 2012
Date Added May 10, 2012
Version 1.57
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.15MB
File Name screen.eng.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,635
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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