MC-Photo Live Wallpaper 500px

MC-Photo Live Wallpaper 500px


Best photos for your phone/tablet screens!

This Live Wallpaper displays photos downloaded from popular photography sites: 500px, Flickr, DeviantART, WikiArt, Instagram and Panoramio. You can use your local albums too.

Photos are changed automatically at user defined intervals, and they can scroll across screens and/or move as phone tilts.

It can also be used as a Photo Frame application, either via native Android Daydream (only Android 4.2+ devices) or as a manually invoked Dayframe-like slideshow (all Android 2.3.3+ devices). (***)

NEW:
■ WikiArt - Encyclopedia of fine arts
■ Atooma plugin support
■ Tasker plugin
■ Save/Load profiles
■ DeviantART added as a photo source

Photos can be displayed as:
■ Multipicture - different photo for each screen (***)
■ Collage - several photos arranged in a collage across all screens
■ Classic - one photo across all screens

Photo sources:
■ 500px categories
■ 500px user, user following, user favorites
■ 500px author name
■ Tags (500px)
■ Current weather at your location (500px)
■ Color (500px)
■ Flickr (latest interesting photos)
■ DeviantART
■ WikiArt
■ Panoramio (around you)
■ Instagram (popular or around you)
■ Local albums

There are many customization options for each selection.

Settings can be saved to a profile for easy reloading.
Saved profiles can be loaded again manually or via Tasker plugin action.

Choose one of the following actions for double-tap, two-finger tap, three-finger tap or shake:
■ Change photo
■ Change all photos
■ View photo in full screen
■ Bring up 'Quick Options' dialog with more quick functions: change fit mode, share photo, open preferences dialog...
■ Show without filter - displays original photo without applied filter for 3 seconds


Options Dialog can be started through it's application icon.

Add MC-Photo widget to home screen and tap it to quickly change photos.

'Static' setting - turn MC-Photo into static wallpaper changer and get maximum possible swiping performance! (Collage and classic modes.) This setting is not visible if app Preferences are opened from LWP Chooser app (use app icon or taps to invoke it from 'Options dialog').
Warning: in this mode tap actions cannot work (it's not a LWP any more - just a background service).

PHOTO WIDGET
This app contain widgets from MC-Photo Widget application.
Only difference between widgets from this app and widgets from MC-Photo Widget app is that later widgets can have zero margins so they can span from edge to edge of the screen (only if your launcher app allows it). For details see the description at: http://goo.gl/zYYr6a.

PERMISSIONS
■ Internet - to download photos from photo providers
■ Location - to get your local weather conditions (weather mode)
■ External storage - to cache downloaded photos inside globally accessible location for reuse (by app or user)
■ Network state - to check if connection is available before starting to download photos
■ Set wallpaper - to set single photo as non-live wallpaper when 'Static' setting is turned on

*** Daydream uses photos already cached by Live Wallpaper part so it won't have anything to show if you don't use Live Wallpaper functionality first.

This application uses the 500px(tm) API and is not endorsed or certified by 500px or 500px Inc.
No personal or private information is collected or transmitted by this app.

*** Warning:
Multipicture mode and wallpaper scrolling depend on your Home application.
If scrolling does not work you can check Home app's settings - there may exist an option to turn it on.
It definitely doesn't work on default Home applications of the Galaxy S series (ICS) and the HTC Sense 3.X. or ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T - they don't notify right screen position.

***

Recent changes:
2.3.0)
New source: WikiArt - Encyclopedia of fine arts
Shake is less sensitive now
2.2.8)
Out of memory fixed.
2.2.6)
Fixed isssue with cache becoming too large
2.2.5)
Fade transition during photo change.
Atooma support.
2.2.4)
Removed AdMob (performance issues).
2.2.2)
Shake for actions
Share from View Photo screen
2.1.2)
Tasker support.
Save/Load Profiles
Show without filter action
2.1.0)
DeviantART
2.0.9)
Preview image when tuning photo filters.
2.0.0)
Photo Widget!
'WIFI only' download
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About MC-Photo Live Wallpaper 500px
Best photos for your phone/tablet screens!

This Live Wallpaper displays photos downloaded from popular photography sites: 500px, Flickr, DeviantART, WikiArt, Instagram and Panoramio. You can use your local albums too.

Photos are changed automatically at user defined intervals, and they can scroll across screens and/or move as phone tilts.

It can also be used as a Photo Frame application, either via native Android Daydream (only Android 4.2+ devices) or as a manually invoked Dayframe-like slideshow (all Android 2.3.3+ devices). (***)

NEW:
■ WikiArt - Encyclopedia of fine arts
■ Atooma plugin support
■ Tasker plugin
■ Save/Load profiles
■ DeviantART added as a photo source

Photos can be displayed as:
■ Multipicture - different photo for each screen (***)
■ Collage - several photos arranged in a collage across all screens
■ Classic - one photo across all screens

Photo sources:
■ 500px categories
■ 500px user, user following, user favorites
■ 500px author name
■ Tags (500px)
■ Current weather at your location (500px)
■ Color (500px)
■ Flickr (latest interesting photos)
■ DeviantART
■ WikiArt
■ Panoramio (around you)
■ Instagram (popular or around you)
■ Local albums

There are many customization options for each selection.

Settings can be saved to a profile for easy reloading.
Saved profiles can be loaded again manually or via Tasker plugin action.

Choose one of the following actions for double-tap, two-finger tap, three-finger tap or shake:
■ Change photo
■ Change all photos
■ View photo in full screen
■ Bring up 'Quick Options' dialog with more quick functions: change fit mode, share photo, open preferences dialog...
■ Show without filter - displays original photo without applied filter for 3 seconds


Options Dialog can be started through it's application icon.

Add MC-Photo widget to home screen and tap it to quickly change photos.

'Static' setting - turn MC-Photo into static wallpaper changer and get maximum possible swiping performance! (Collage and classic modes.) This setting is not visible if app Preferences are opened from LWP Chooser app (use app icon or taps to invoke it from 'Options dialog').
Warning: in this mode tap actions cannot work (it's not a LWP any more - just a background service).

PHOTO WIDGET
This app contain widgets from MC-Photo Widget application.
Only difference between widgets from this app and widgets from MC-Photo Widget app is that later widgets can have zero margins so they can span from edge to edge of the screen (only if your launcher app allows it). For details see the description at: http://goo.gl/zYYr6a.

PERMISSIONS
■ Internet - to download photos from photo providers
■ Location - to get your local weather conditions (weather mode)
■ External storage - to cache downloaded photos inside globally accessible location for reuse (by app or user)
■ Network state - to check if connection is available before starting to download photos
■ Set wallpaper - to set single photo as non-live wallpaper when 'Static' setting is turned on

*** Daydream uses photos already cached by Live Wallpaper part so it won't have anything to show if you don't use Live Wallpaper functionality first.

This application uses the 500px(tm) API and is not endorsed or certified by 500px or 500px Inc.
No personal or private information is collected or transmitted by this app.

*** Warning:
Multipicture mode and wallpaper scrolling depend on your Home application.
If scrolling does not work you can check Home app's settings - there may exist an option to turn it on.
It definitely doesn't work on default Home applications of the Galaxy S series (ICS) and the HTC Sense 3.X. or ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T - they don't notify right screen position.

***

Recent changes:
2.3.0)
New source: WikiArt - Encyclopedia of fine arts
Shake is less sensitive now
2.2.8)
Out of memory fixed.
2.2.6)
Fixed isssue with cache becoming too large
2.2.5)
Fade transition during photo change.
Atooma support.
2.2.4)
Removed AdMob (performance issues).
2.2.2)
Shake for actions
Share from View Photo screen
2.1.2)
Tasker support.
Save/Load Profiles
Show without filter action
2.1.0)
DeviantART
2.0.9)
Preview image when tuning photo filters.
2.0.0)
Photo Widget!
'WIFI only' download

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A Google User
Jul 23, 2014
Good app But Photos do not change after specified interval n change too often in latest version. Please fix this.
A Google User
Jul 18, 2014
I like it BUT... I love this apps, its awesome but sometimes its stop working, then my wallpaper turn to black~ please fix
A Google User
Jul 8, 2014
Best LWP app There is not an other LWP with such a lot of options and with a variety of picuture sources. In comparison with other apps that support 500px, panoramio, etc. this is the richest in features app (for example you can view cache of downloaded images or set any combination of filters you need). Very responsive developer. Only a feedback and a donate button is needed ;)
A Google User
Jul 7, 2014
:-)
A Google User
Jun 19, 2014
Best LWP app, but still buggy There is not an other LWP with such a lot of options and with a variety of sources, but there are bugs left. Sometimes it refuses to refresh the wallpaper, just shows an empty message (a message with null length).