Animated GIFs have become popular all over social media thanks to smartphones and free GIF making apps. Very often we come across beautiful GIFs that we want to set as wallpaper in Windows 10, but Windows 10 doesn’t allow you animated GIF as desktop background.
Unlike for smartphones, there are hardly any programs out there to set animated GIF as wallpaper in Windows 10. It’s easy to find a good GIF maker for Windows, though.
If you have cool animated GIF and want to set it as wallpaper on your Windows 10 PC, you can try out Plastuer software.
Plastuer is a solid program that helps you set animated GIF as desktop background with a few clicks. Before we tell more about the program, it’s important to note that Plastuer is not free but it can be procured by donating as low as $.10 (we recommend you donate at least $1 for this cool program). In short, you can pay what you want to get this excellent piece of software.
Another thing is that a trial copy of Plastuer is not available which means that you need to buy the program even if you want to try it.
Plastuer enables you set animated GIF as wallpaper in Windows 10 without any drama or dance. The program supports multi-monitor setup, which means that you can have different animated GIF for each of your monitors.
The best part about Plastuer is that you don’t need to manually resize GIFs as the application offers scaling options. The other cool thing is that an animated GIF need not be on your PC as you can simply enter the URL of the GIF to set it as your wallpaper.
Although Plastuer is not very resource intensive, it’s not very light as well. Because of this, the developer has provided an option to automatically pause the program when you are gaming. The feature list continues with Plastuer Gallery where you can find beautiful GIFs for your desktop. All you need to do is select a GIF in the gallery to set it as your Windows 10 wallpaper.
Use Plastuer to set GIF as Windows 10 desktop background
Plastuer is fully compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 7.
Here is how to use Plastuer to set animated GIF as wallpaper in Windows 10.
Step 1: Head over to Plastuer website and pay what you want ($.10 to any amount) to download the program. The download size is about 85 MB.
Extract the downloaded zip file to get the Plastuer.exe file.
Step 2: Run Plastuer.exe file. Note that Plastuer is a standalone program and hence requires no installation.
Step 3: Upon running the program, it automatically detects the number of screens connected to your PC and displays the same. Select the screen where you want to set animated GIF as wallpaper (if you have multiple screens) by clicking on it.
Step 4: In the URL field, either paste the URL of the GIF, or click Select File option to choose a GIF file from your PC, or click Browse Gallery to select a GIF from the official gallery.
Finally, click Save button to set selected animated GIF as wallpaper in Windows 10.
Click the Close button minimize the program to system tray. To kill the program, right-click on the program’s icon in the tray and then click Exit option.
Don’t forget to go through our how to set video as screensaver in Windows 10 guide.