List of Free and Open Source Screensavers

Here is our list of Free and Open Source Screensavers. Please contact us if you know of a program that should be on this page. Boffin supports open source software. If you have an open source project, we may consider making a small donation to your project. To be considered, please get in touch via the contact page.


Travel - Do you want to travel around the world and not worry about the hassle of flight bookings and hotel reservations? Download this free screensaver and let it take you to the many wonderful sites the world has to offer. Plus, get to check out the local weather in each destination and imagine what it feels like to bask in the glorious sun or go ice fishing by the lake.

The One Ring

The One Ring - Can't get enough of Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, Gollum and the Dark Lord Sauron? This free 3D screensaver will let you remember the challenges and obstacles faced by your favorite Lord of the Rings character in the epic trilogy authored by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Handwritten Digital Clock

Handwritten Digital Clock - Know what time it is by installing this free screensaver on your PC. Watch the time fly as the numbers get digitally scribbled and erased right before your very eyes.

World Clock ScreenSaver

World Clock ScreenSaver - Good evening Los Angeles! Ohayogozaimasu Tokyo! Get to know what time of the day it is in 5 major time zones around the globe. It has one clock in the center for the local time and five smaller ones surrounding it for the other time zones.


RSSMore - Read through blogs, news feeds or comics with this free RSS screensaver. Customize the text layout and choose the background images according to your preference. Create a playlist of your favorite feeds and include real-time web pages so you never have to go through each individual website anymore.


Twingly - Install this cool screensaver and immerse yourself in the ins and outs of the blog realm in real time. Get an up close and round-the-clock look of all blogging activities anywhere in the globe.


Hurricane - Get a satellite view of massive tropical cyclones unleashing their wraths over the face of the earth. This free screensaver shows the destructive and oftentimes deadly path these hurricanes take.


TwittEarth - Follow real-time tweets from anywhere in the world with this awesome free screensaver. Actual twitter users are represented by adorable and colorful characters sitting on a virtual globe.