Have you always been fascinated by desktop wallpaper but have had questions about how to use them, whether they affect the functioning of your computer or even about what 3D wallpaper is? The fact is that these wallpapers are very easy to install on your computer screen and can be a source of joy and inspiration while you are working on the computer.


What is desktop wallpaper? When you start up your computer and it loads up, the initial screen that you see in the background on which all your program or document shortcuts are placed. In most cases the wallpaper is a single color. However, you can replace this with another image either by downloading one from the internet or using one from your own collection. These images in the background do not decrease the speed or performance of your computer.

How does having a desktop wallpaper help? Is it really needed? While having decorative wallpaper is not necessary or compulsory, it is a choice that many people exercise to add a personal touch to their computer. This is done either through selecting a picture or image that means something to them or even having a quote that is a reminder or an inspiration of one’s philosophy or goals. Many look at it as a style statement.

Can I make my own designs for desktop wallpaper? This is a common question asked by users who do not know how to save an image as their wallpaper. Once you learn the simple process you can use your own photographs of your pet, children or even a favorite place and add it as the background to cheer you up when you are feeling down or low.

How do I add or change desktop wallpaper? The process of changing your wallpaper or background is so easy that once you learn how, you would probably change it at least once a week. All you have to do is select the image or photograph that you would like to use. This can be either free downloaded wallpaper from a website or a photograph from your collection. Once you make the selection, setting wallpaper is easy, right click the image and choose the option to set it as your background.

Once you learn the process and how easy it is, you can experiment with different screen resolutions, tiling or even 3D desktop wallpaper that offers lifelike designs or animations. You can find several websites that offer free downloads of unique designs, high quality images or even 3D animated wallpaper.