Snow for Mac OS X

Snow for Mac OS X 1.2

A small tool that will bring snow, Santa and a polar bear on your desktop screen
3.0  (1 vote)
1.2 (See all)

As you can clearly tell from its name, Snow for Mac OS X is a simple Mac application that was designed with the sole purpose of displaying falling snow directly on the screen of your system. This tool can come in handy, especially during the winter holidays.

Using the Snow for Mac OS X is very simple and, in order to start letting it snow on your desktop screen, all you have to do is launch it. Furthermore, once you have opened a window or another application, this tool won't interfere with it and all the snow will gather on top of it.

After accessing the "Preferences" menu that Snow for Mac OS X puts at your disposal, you can easily modify various parameters like the speed and number of the snowflakes or the build-up speed on top of your opened windows. You can even select to display an animated Santa or a polar bear that will wonder around your desktop screen, as well as the wind that will blow Santa away at a specific time interval.

Briefly, Snow for Mac OS X is a very easy-to-use Mac application that is worth a shot, if you want to view falling snow, Santa and a wondering polar bear directly on your desktop screen.

Tyler Vidd
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Review summary


  • Very easy to use
  • Fully customizable
  • User-friendly


  • Might make your Mac run slower
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