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Developer's Description

We created Active Desktop to offer the best Windows 8.1 (or later) experience to our customers by adding the old abandoned Windows XP feature, called Active Desktop, but in a far more advanced way. This new technology allows to connect your desktop background to the latest feeds (weather, news), or even to your own Philips Hue light bulbs in a Windows Metro fashion.

The app has a small embedded browser that will let you explore the Active Desktop world and update your wallpapers. Some of the greatest wallpapers of Active Desktop will let you connect your desktop with the weather and simulate it in a tiny 3D, beautiful landscape, or will let you synchronize your Philips Hue lamps with the desktop background (color, intensity), or will let you connect with our Push Ups trainer Android app.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2

  • Bug fixes
  • Facebook button
  • Website link button (on logo, blue panel)
  • UI improvements
  • App icon improvements


Release December 22, 2015
Date Added December 22, 2015
Version 1.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 8, Windows 10
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 4.0


Total Downloads 1,474
Downloads Last Week 4
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