I bring to you, NanoLifeSaver.

NanoLifeSaver is a slick Core Animation screensaver.

(This last one is a movie, Click to Play)

Download NanoLifeSaver

Credit goes to Scott Stevenson for coming up with the original animation code.

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john speaks of
February 24th, 2008 at 4:22 am

please please fix these problems! i love this screensaver! great job. also as scott suggested on his page, perhaps a slider to control the number of layers?

Marius spews
February 25th, 2008 at 6:31 am


john surmises
February 25th, 2008 at 7:00 am

i downloaded the new version, however preview and options still don’t work? running leopard 10.5.2. Could it be that i installed it over the top of the old one?

Warren mouthes
February 25th, 2008 at 1:07 pm

Killer idea but for whatever reason it’s -really- slow on my 30” cinema display running Leopard on a MacBook Pro. Even on the smallest number of dots. Oh well. :)

Jay Robinson whispers
March 17th, 2008 at 3:07 pm

I usually don’t use screensavers but this looks so beautiful and aqualicious on my MacBook. It makes it look like there is something alive inside my machine!

kenneth thinks aloud
March 17th, 2008 at 3:21 pm

@john: the new release should work perfectly. Try uninstalling and removing NLS completely, and re-downloading it and installing it.

eaz asks
March 31st, 2008 at 5:36 pm

Vraiment de plus en plus pourrit ici, tu te la pète toujours autant, mais vraiment rien de bien …

Phill states baldly
June 2nd, 2009 at 11:26 pm

Any chance of releasing the source-code of this for budding core-animation screensaver developers? ;-)

Gnome shouts
September 3rd, 2009 at 11:58 pm

Will there be a Snow Leopard version? Current version seems broken.

Gabriel exclaims
September 25th, 2009 at 4:03 pm

Could you please send me the source code? I’m trying to learn Core Animation, and this would server as a very good example to look at!
(My email adress is zach .. tu-clausthal.de)

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