500 Firepaper

500 Firepaper


500 Firepaper provides a live wallpaper and a daydream showing you the latest images from 500px throughout the day.

You never need to look at that boring old wallpaper again, or search for hours for a nice new one. This app will show you quality photographs from all over the world - different ones each day!

The feature (popular, editor's choice, fresh, etc) and categories displayed are of course configurable, as is the refresh interval and the brightness of the images.

Please note that high resolution imagery and animation takes quite a bit of memory, so obviously this app is aimed at high-end devices.

If you are a Muzei user, 500 Firepaper also presents itself as an art source to Muzei.

FAQ

What does buying Pro get me?
In cooperation with 500px, purchasing Pro will extend the maximum cache time from 24 hours to 7 days, and will also give you the option to (re-)set any image from the History Browser as your background (for up to 7 days)

Why is there no save feature ?
Not allowed per 500px API terms.

Three finger tap to go to the next image doesn't seem to work, what now ?
On some devices (like the HTC One) you need to put down your fingers one-by-one.

Why can't I pause indefinitely or show an image for longer than a day ?
Per 500px API terms the app cannot keep an image around for longer than 24 hours - unless you purchase Pro.

Why does this use so much RAM ?
High-resolution imagery takes a lot of memory in uncompressed form, and multiple buffers are required. But fear not, should your device need the memory while the wallpaper/daydream is not visible, the memory occupied by the app will automagically be released and repurposed.

Disk usage just keeps growing. Why can't I configure any limit ?
The built-in cache limit is around 256 MB - I've never seen it actually reach that limit before cleaning itself up, though.

Can the cached images be put somewhere else, like on my sd card ?
No, they cannot.

Do you want a balloon ?
No, but thanks for asking.


Notices

This application is completely dependent on the availability of 500px and its APIs. 500px can remove the APIs or revoke this application's API keys at any time. This will cause the application to stop working.

Due to 500px's API usage conditions, the application cannot cache images for longer than 24 hours (unless you buy Pro). As such, if you are not connected to Wi-Fi while either charging or having a near-full battery for more than a day, the application will run out of images to display.

This application uses the 500px(tm) API and is not endorsed or certified by 500px or 500px Inc. All 500px Trademarks displayed on this application are property of 500px Inc.

No personal or private information about you or your device is collected or transmitted by this app.

Recent changes:
v2.27:
- Fixed crash on close
- Fixed occsasional rapid succession refresh

v2.26:
- Fix startup crash on 4.0/4.1

v2.25:
- Hardware acceleration:
--- Reduce flicker
--- Fixed an auto-refresh issue
--- Double tap to deblur
- Muzei: fixed an auto-refresh issue
- Added wakelock timeouts
- Adjusted rotation refresh
- Separated components into processes
- Blur and Pin settings no longer affect daydream or Muzei
- Reworked parallax scrolling
- Reduced resource usage
- Touch detection adjusted
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About 500 Firepaper
500 Firepaper provides a live wallpaper and a daydream showing you the latest images from 500px throughout the day.

You never need to look at that boring old wallpaper again, or search for hours for a nice new one. This app will show you quality photographs from all over the world - different ones each day!

The feature (popular, editor's choice, fresh, etc) and categories displayed are of course configurable, as is the refresh interval and the brightness of the images.

Please note that high resolution imagery and animation takes quite a bit of memory, so obviously this app is aimed at high-end devices.

If you are a Muzei user, 500 Firepaper also presents itself as an art source to Muzei.

FAQ

What does buying Pro get me?
In cooperation with 500px, purchasing Pro will extend the maximum cache time from 24 hours to 7 days, and will also give you the option to (re-)set any image from the History Browser as your background (for up to 7 days)

Why is there no save feature ?
Not allowed per 500px API terms.

Three finger tap to go to the next image doesn't seem to work, what now ?
On some devices (like the HTC One) you need to put down your fingers one-by-one.

Why can't I pause indefinitely or show an image for longer than a day ?
Per 500px API terms the app cannot keep an image around for longer than 24 hours - unless you purchase Pro.

Why does this use so much RAM ?
High-resolution imagery takes a lot of memory in uncompressed form, and multiple buffers are required. But fear not, should your device need the memory while the wallpaper/daydream is not visible, the memory occupied by the app will automagically be released and repurposed.

Disk usage just keeps growing. Why can't I configure any limit ?
The built-in cache limit is around 256 MB - I've never seen it actually reach that limit before cleaning itself up, though.

Can the cached images be put somewhere else, like on my sd card ?
No, they cannot.

Do you want a balloon ?
No, but thanks for asking.


Notices

This application is completely dependent on the availability of 500px and its APIs. 500px can remove the APIs or revoke this application's API keys at any time. This will cause the application to stop working.

Due to 500px's API usage conditions, the application cannot cache images for longer than 24 hours (unless you buy Pro). As such, if you are not connected to Wi-Fi while either charging or having a near-full battery for more than a day, the application will run out of images to display.

This application uses the 500px(tm) API and is not endorsed or certified by 500px or 500px Inc. All 500px Trademarks displayed on this application are property of 500px Inc.

No personal or private information about you or your device is collected or transmitted by this app.

Recent changes:
v2.27:
- Fixed crash on close
- Fixed occsasional rapid succession refresh

v2.26:
- Fix startup crash on 4.0/4.1

v2.25:
- Hardware acceleration:
--- Reduce flicker
--- Fixed an auto-refresh issue
--- Double tap to deblur
- Muzei: fixed an auto-refresh issue
- Added wakelock timeouts
- Adjusted rotation refresh
- Separated components into processes
- Blur and Pin settings no longer affect daydream or Muzei
- Reworked parallax scrolling
- Reduced resource usage
- Touch detection adjusted

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A Google User
Tuesday 11:52 AM
issue with 500 firepower This applications has stopped updating images, even though i am connected to wifi and have sufficient battery in my phone . Please suggest if there is a solution to this.
A Google User
Tuesday 8:35 AM
Great app Give the option to save/pin photos as long as we like & I'll buy in. You can find them on Google anyway
A Google User
Tuesday 8:00 AM
Awesome app! I'm in love with this app! It has beautiful wallpapers and you can set the interval for it. This is a wonderful app for people like me who like loves to see something else when they unlocked their screen.
A Google User
4 days ago
Woooow
A Google User
5 days ago
Very nice app gtz!