Official Droid Wallpaper Thread - Keep all discussion here!

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I wanted to get this started,so please put some of those droid does or any other droid type of wallpapers/screen saver in this thread.
i have seen a few cool ones you guys found so please post them here.

im looking for the droid does writing but it just saying droid only. and the red eye symbol of droid icon.
 
Hey bill someone posted hi res ones of the red eye one in the pre release thread !
 
Not 100% sure on this, but shouldn't they be a little wider to have that "movement" across the 3 home screens?
 
ZoSo65 said:
Not 100% sure on this, but shouldn't they be a little wider to have that "movement" across the 3 home screens?
That's what I was thinking. I believe you want to keep the same height but multiply the screen width by two, which gives a resolution of 854(h) x 960(w) for droid wallpapers. Here's a couple I just cooked up (the second is cropped a little more):

horizon2.jpg


horizon1.jpg
 
So you don't have a separate wallpaper for each of the three screens available? You have to use one huge wallpaper?
 
Redflea said:
So you don't have a separate wallpaper for each of the three screens available? You have to use one huge wallpaper?

I was wondering the same thing?
 
bone23 said:
I was wondering the same thing?
I placed my Disney wallpaper on the Droid (that I try on every phone).
It is a picture that I took with a digital camera years ago at 5MP.
When it is on the Droid as the wallpaper, it shows the center part of the image on the (main) center home screen. Then if you move to the left or right home screen, you see the two edge areas of the wallpaper.

Think of it like this, the wallpaper is divided equally into 3 sections (1 left, 2 center, 3 right).
 
So to have different wallpaper on each screen, it would be a cut/paste job to create a large image w/three distinct sections left, center, and right.

OK...that should be pretty easy.

So w/the Sprint Hero and it's five screens, the wallpaper must be as big as Texas... ;)
 
Redflea said:
So to have different wallpaper on each screen, it would be a cut/paste job to create a large image w/three distinct sections left, center, and right.
That sounds correct to me.
And to have the same wallpaper on all 3 home screens, you have to have one large picture with 3 of the images (left, center, right).
 
Thanks - learn something new every day. I'm going to go for three different backgrounds across my wallpaper, one for each screen. Variety is the spice of life. :)

Left: Crab Nebula
Middle: Earthrise (famous pic of the earth rising up over the horizon from the moon
Right: Our solar system

Anyone want to make it for me - I think it would look fantastic. :D
 
so wallpaper spec's portrait = 854 tall & 1440 wide ?

assuming the same wallpaper gets used in landscape mode ? the orientation shifts and the center 480 * 854 gets used, IF this is so, then a triple picture with different screens would be overlapped on the edges, not very aesthetic if using 3 distinct pix, how ever a graduated color fading scheme could me made that looks really cool.

this is going to take some experimentation.
 
There's so much misinformation here. I'm lol'ing at the fact that people may cut wallpapers at this resolution and then find out that they're just completely wrong.

Android does a cool perspective thing where the background moves at a slower rate than the icons in the foreground, giving the illusion that the icons are floating high above the background. The background is only like twice (Approx) as wide as the display and it only moves over a small amount. This is easy to see when using the device.

The phone allows you to crop on the device anyway, so I don't know why everyone is worried about cutting apart images. Just pick cool pictures and then crop them when you set them as your background.
 
OK, so here's what you end up with, I used the horizon as an example.
NOTE: I down sized the images for posting purposes but I did use the Droid res in the sdk.

When you select the image for a wallpaper, it goes to a crop screen.

sdk_crop.png


And you end up with something like this. (this image shows all three home screens)
It looks basically the same in landscape mode too.

sdk_wp_eg.png
 
ZoSo65 said:
Working on the sdk, all of the images here it crops, just as wootimtheman explained.
Ill post pics in a minute.
Boy thank god I was gonna have to rack my brains out on this one cause im a wallpaper fanatic. So most any dimension will work??
 
wootimtheman said:
The background is only like twice (Approx) as wide as the display and it only moves over a small amount.

That's what I said earlier, I just wasn't too sure on the dimensions. Does anyone have a confirmed wallpaper size for the Droid? I guessed 854(h) x 960(w), but I could be wrong.
 
Hmmm...if it's going to crop images like that it might be worth using HD wallpaper just to keep the image quality high for when it zooms in on the image.
 
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