Equinox - Create dynamic macOS wallpapers

Posted by Marc Julian Schwarz on Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Just found this amazing app called Equinox [1] which allows you to create your own dynamic wallpapers for macOS. It is open source [2] and you can download it on the Mac App Store [3].

Opening the app will prompt you to select one of three types of dynamic wallpapers:

Equinox App - Wallpaper Type Selecter Equinox App - Wallpaper Type Selecter

Appearance-based wallpapers

Appearance-based wallpapers use the current dark/light mode state to determine the look of the wallpaper. To create one you just have to drop in two images and specify which one should be shown in light or dark mode.

Equinox App - Appearance based editor Equinox App - Appearance based editor

Solar Calculator

Equinox even features a solar calculator to create wallpapers that match the position of the sun at your exact location. Here you will need a few more images but the results are stunning. You might want to check out this gallery of dynamic wallpapers [4] to get an idea of what they will look like.

Equinox App - Solar Calculator Equinox App - Solar Calculator