5 Best Live Wallpaper Apps for Windows 11


Although Windows 11 sends the operating system with a new look, it still lacks live wallpaper. Windows users have been waiting for years to get live wallpaper support, but that has yet to happen.

Windows 11 Live Wallpaper does not support out-of-the-box, but you can install many third-party apps to convert videos / GIFs into live wallpapers. Otherwise, you can use third-party apps to put unique live wallpapers directly on your desktop screen.


So far, hundreds of live wallpapers and a few live wallpaper apps are available for Windows 11. Some are free, while others are subscription-based. So, if you are looking for ways to install live wallpapers on your Windows PC / Laptop, you need to start using live wallpaper apps.

List of 5 Best Live Wallpaper Apps for Windows 11

This article will list some of the best live wallpaper apps for Windows 11. We’ve listed both free and paid apps in the list. You need to choose the one that suits your needs. Let’s check out.

1) Wallpaper Engine

Wallpaper Engine

Wallpaper Engine is an app you want to buy from the Steam Store. While this is a paid app, it is one of the best live wallpaper engines available for Windows 11.

You can use the Wallpaper Engine to set your videos, GIFs, or photo sets as live wallpapers. Alternatively, you can access a large collection of live wallpapers shared by other users within the app.


This is a feature wallpaper app that lets you interact with live wallpapers with your mouse. You need to pay a one-time fee, but it’s worth every penny.

2) Deskscapes


DeskScapes is a Windows app that lets you personalize your desktop background with animated images and videos. This is a great tool for creating your animated backgrounds, user-created backgrounds, etc. through the browser.

DeskScapes offers you over 60 different special effects for easy live wallpaper customization. It also has a built-in editor which includes brushes, particle editor, and other designing tools.

3) Lively Wallpaper

Lively Wallpaper

Lively Wallpaper is a free live wallpaper app available on the Microsoft Store. This is the first free live wallpaper app on the list that works well with the Windows 11 operating system.

Despite being free, Lively Wallpaper does not lose any of its features. The app allows you to set animated GIFs, videos, etc. as your live wallpaper. Not only this, with the help of live wallpapers you can sort videos from online sources as live wallpapers.


This tool is quite lightweight and can run in the background without affecting the overall performance of the system. For example, when you’re not on your desktop screen, Lively Wallpaper blocks live wallpapers to save RAM resources.

4) WinDynamicDesktop


If you want to have macOS Dynamic Desktop on Windows, you need to try WinDynamicDesktop. This app supports Mac OS Live Wallpapers on Windows 11.

We’ve shared a detailed guide on how to use WinDynamicDesktop to get the MacOS type dynamic desktop feature on Windows PC. The program brings some pre-installed dynamic themes that you can apply directly to your desktop screen.

Another great thing about WinDynamicDesktop is that it’s available for free and supports location-based sync. Overall, WinDynamicDesktop is a great live or dynamic wallpaper app for Windows 11.


5) RainWallpaper


Rain Wallpaper is very similar to the above Wallpaper Engine app. However, it is a fully customizable live wallpaper app that allows you to create wallpapers containing videos, clocks, weather, text, photos, etc.

The only downside to Rain Wallpaper is that it doesn’t update for a while. However, it is fully compatible with Windows 11 and provides full customization options.

Some of the great and notable features of Rain Wallpaper include interaction with system elements, many controls, design tools, support for a multi-monitor setup, and much more.


If you want to expand the customization option to Windows 11, you need to start using these live wallpaper apps. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends too. Also, let us know in the comment box below if you know of any other such apps.

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