Best Wallpaper Apps for iOS & Android
- 1 Best Wallpaper Apps for iOS & Android
- 2 12 Best Wallpaper Apps for android
- 2.1 Backgrounds HD (Wallpapers)
- 2.2 Pixels – Wallpapers HD:
- 2.3 Muzei Live Wallpaper:
- 2.4 Wallrox Wallpapers
- 2.5 Wallmax:
- 2.6 Cool Wallpapers HD:
- 2.7 Inspirational Wallpaper (eBook Apps):
- 2.8 HD Wallpapers (Backgrounds)
- 2.9 500 Firepaper:
- 2.10 Tapet:
- 2.11 Wallsplash Wallpaper App by Mike Penz:
- 2.12 InsWall Wallpapers:
- 2.13 Share this:
- 2.14 Related
Best Wallpaper Apps : There is something exciting about changing wallpapers on a device, especially a phone. Each time you swipe the lock screen open, you either draw satisfaction from being met with the familiar, be it a familiar picture, your favorite art or a familiar face, or you’re all about changing your wallpaper every other day. Whatever the case may be, it is the ability to personalize your phone to be able to change what you see to your liking that makes wallpapers apps accessible.
Why is an app, or for that matter an article on apps for something you can do manually? Well, if you continue reading you will find out why.
12 Best Wallpaper Apps for android
Below is a list of ten of Android’s best wallpaper apps you can get for free that allow you to move beyond just choosing an image and cropping it to your liking so that it fits your Android device’s home screen:
Backgrounds HD (Wallpapers)
Backgrounds HD Wallpapers are currently the Editor’s Choice on Google play and for a good reason. Hence, we begin our list with this app. With over 50 million downloads, it is suitable for lower end Android phones as it does not take up too much space.
Their collection of wallpapers mostly is beautiful images of micro shots and the great outdoors, wth work is credited to the artist of the photographer. This collection gets updated daily, so you always get a dose of beautiful images to put on your device’s screen. Sorted into more than 30 categories, providing keyword suggestions as well, picking which sort of image you are in the mood for that particular day becomes easy on this app.
Pixels – Wallpapers HD:
Wallpaper HD by PIXELS
Sorted into more than 20 categories including but not limited to abstract designs, architecture, black and white, people and even depth of field, also with new wallpapers added every day, this app, like the ones before it, gives you an abundance of choices to pick from.
Muzei Live Wallpaper:
Developed by Roman Nurik, Muzei is a live art-based wallpaper generator. For the art enthusiasts out there, this app is definitely for you. Then from the Russian word which means ‘museum,’ it’s a museum of largely classical art in your pocket and on your screen every single day. This app will refreshing itself each day providing you with a new piece of art to grace your device screen each day.
The most satisfying thing about this app is that the wallpapers blend and blur into the background whenever you open your list of apps giving you a pretty romantic backdrop on which to work. IF you’re tired of all the paints and colors, the app also gives you the option of selecting images from your gallery to give you a change of scenery.
Wallrox Wallpapers is a designed-based, cloud-based app. Developed by Double-A Studios, this app is perfect for design geeks that want to see customized images crisp and clear on their screens every time they swipe to unlock. The wallpapers are hand designed by Ankit Anand. It gives the user options to choose whether they want minimal designs, mosaics, black and white, Material Designs (Inspired by Android 5.0 Lollipop), vintage, crystal and so on.
Unlike most wallpaper apps, this app doesn’t boast of numerous images or designs, however in the short two years since it;s laugh it has found mention on many sites sue to the clean-cut nature of the designs, their customized appearance and the trip appearance of each image (QHD quality).
Although not as highly recommended, highly rated or unique as the Wallrox app, The wallmax app still offers some interesting specs that deserve it a mention. It is a user run app and is linked to a site that is controlled by users who enjoy wallpapers and, more importantly, anime fans.
This unique feature appeals to most users. Further, it allows you to download images and create walloper collections on your gallery through which you can select your favorite images and will save you the hassle of growing through 200,000+ images to choose the one you wanted to pick aa your new wallpaper a few minutes before. It is also user-friendly and can set wallpapers with a single click. There is a pro-version of this app that can be downloaded for Rs.149 on Google Play
Cool Wallpapers HD:
Developed by Kappboom inc., Cool Wallpapers HD is a live wallpaper app changing every few intervals to the preference and setting of the user. It offers over 200,000 wallpapers ranging from cartoons, designs, and photographs. Like other apps, Cool Wallpapers also features a category system to easily find the wallpaper you best like based on color and tags.
The USP of this app is the favorite list onto which the user can add their top pick and get suggestion based on these preferences. The gallery can also be ordered by popularity of wallpapers, so you get to know which cafes are trending as other people’s wallpapers.
Read : Create your own wallpaper
Inspirational Wallpaper (eBook Apps):
If you are someone who likes being constantly encouraged with positive messages, this app is the app for you. As the name suggests, this app offers with numerous quotes written in color, stylish fonts and with a diverse background image that capture the essence of the quotes. It even proves an option to link the account to your other social networking accounts so the user can share their favorite quotes with friends.
HD Wallpapers (Backgrounds)
HD wallpapers by Android Station are exactly what the name suggests, a collection of HD wallpapers that grant you easy access and growing though this app. This app gets recommendation for being easy to use and no hassle proving a smooth, simple, user experience
Developed by Chainfire, the Firepower wallpaper app is linked to a website https://500px.com which is a web collective that showcases some of the most captivating photography from around the world with over 8 million photographers contributing to the collection of pictures you see on the site. 500 Firepower is a live wallpaper app which means that your wallpaper will change at regular intervals, based on your settings so that you can enjoy beautiful landscapes from around the world.
You can achieve this by either a touch of your finger, by setting t up to be so at every other minute or by switching your screen on and off. You have free reign on a few options on how frequently you wish to change the pictures on this app. However, a particular photograph won’t be shown for more than 24 hours on the free app and these images cannot be downloaded via the app. Although it is free to download, it also offers an optional pro-version which extends period for how long an image can be displayed.
As soon as you open the Tapet app, what immediately stands out is the clean cut colors and seamless design of the very home page with the name of the app across in white (see inset image). Tapet is an app, like Wallrox that is unique in that it provides customized wallpapers. It is a wallpaper generator as well as a live wallpaper app; this means that it not only generates high-quality backgrounds for the user but with a few changes in the setting it will generate new designs automatically at set intervals.
Further, there is not need to crop these designs. As an android user, I know how frustrating it is to cut a significant portion of an image out. This dilemma will be solved with this app as each image fits the screen perfectly. There are new pattern written into each new version so be sure to update this app frequently if you plan on installing it.
Wallsplash Wallpaper App by Mike Penz:
Supported by the Muzei App, this app has over 15,000 images and allows you to not only browse theory them but mark them to use them later. It stands out for the clean images that the app contains which are made up of beautiful pictures that capture minimalist themes. It is recommended for the unique beauty in the images that are picked up by this app.
Another great app to personalize wallpapers, InsWall offers the user over 900+ wallpapers to choose from, which get personalized by the user through the integrated editor. The only thing limiting one from creating amazing wallpapers on this app would be creativity. Even though this app may sound daunting, it has a simple and easy interface to work with much like a picture editor app, actually, just like a picture editor app. Each wallpaper, after complete, can be saved to the device as well as shared and applied to the home screen with a single touch.
Having to review these wallpapers apps, the whole concept is truly addictive, once you realize just how far you can personalize how much of your phone, you will want to keep trying more and more apps.