These 3D screensavers for Windows 10 will illuminate your desktop

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by Matthew Adams
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Lots of Windows screensavers are flat and two-dimensional. However, there are also plenty of alternative 3D screensavers that can add a visual extravaganza to Windows.

Those screensavers can have fully 3D landscapes, rotating camera angles or include some glossy 3D effects that the 2D alternatives just can’t match. These are ten 3D screensavers that add a little extra sparkle to Windows.

Here are some cool 3D screensavers for Windows 10

3D Text

3D Text is the one truly 3D screensaver included with Windows 10. This is screensaver displays customizable rotating text. You can customize the text by pressing the Settings button to open the window directly below. There you can select Time to switch the text to a clock, change the font, adjust the resolution, choose alternative rotation effects and configure rotation speed.

Sim Aquarium 3

Sim Aquarium is not just a 3D screensaver, it’s software that adds dynamic virtual reefs to your desktop. The virtual aquariums can be an animated wallpaper or a screensaver. There are lots of customization options for the aquariums as users can select a variety of aquatic scenes, add numerous fishes to them, configure the graphical settings, customize the water effects and more besides.

The full software is retailing at $19.99, but you can also try out a trial version of Sim Aquariums by pressing the Download button on its homepage.

Space Journey 3D

Space Journey 3D is an amazing screensaver that takes you on a trip through deep space at supersonic speeds. The screensaver zooms through 3D space wormholes, hyperspace tunnels and space dust. Thus, it includes some truly dazzling special effects; and Space Journey is not just a screensaver.

The Space Journey 3D app also adds animated wallpaper to the desktop. You can add the app to Windows 10 by pressing the Download Space Journey 3D button on this website page. Click this hyperlink to open a video that includes the Space Journey wallpaper.

Tyrannosaurus Rex 3D

The Tyrannosaurus Rex 3D screensaver is one that displays a Jurassic world. The screensaver includes a T-Rex strolling through exotic and detailed 3D landscapes. There are also some smaller dinosaurs in the screensaver, which other otherwise the T-Rex’s prey.

Press the Download button on this web page, which also includes a video preview of the screensaver, to add Tyrannosaurus Rex 3D to Windows.

Photo! 3D Album

If you prefer to set up screensavers with your own photos, Photo! 3D Album is surely the screensaver for you. This is, in fact, 3D album software that enables you to set up three-dimensional photo galleries. As such, it’s a 2-in-1 package with which you can also set up 3D picture gallery screensavers.

You can select several default 3D galleries that showcase your images as pictures hanging on their walls.

3D Pipes

3D Pipes is a great Windows XP screensaver, but it’s not included in Win 10. The screensaver displays multicolored 3D pipes that expand across the VDU as shown in this YouTube video. 3D Pipes also includes some extra settings to customize its pipes and background with. You can add this one to Windows 10 by clicking Download on this page.

3D Maze

3D Maze is a classic Windows ’95 screensaver that fell by the wayside. The screensaver includes a 3D Maze aligned with red brick walls through which it moves. The 3D graphics in this screensaver might be a little dated now, but 3D Maze is still a classic screensaver that will revive some Windows nostalgia if nothing else. You can save a 3D Maze ZIP to your hard drive by clicking Download on this website page, which also includes a video preview for it.

Solar System 3D

Solar System 3D is another space screensaver, but it’s totally different to Space Journey 3D. This screensaver showcases the planets and moons of our solar system in glorious 3D. Solar System 3D is also informative as it includes visual data for the planets and other celestial objects. As such, anybody intrigued by astronomy will find this screensaver a fascinating addition to Windows. This web page includes a video preview and Download option for the unregistered Solar System 3D. The registered version of the screensaver software is retailing at $9.95.

Western Railway 3D

The Western Railway screensaver is one set in the Wild West of America. It features a 19th century steam locomotive that rides across an impressive 3D railway. Western Railway more specifically includes mountain and farm landscapes from the U.S. states of Texas and Idaho. The screensaver has 3D graphics comparable to update train simulator software. You can download Western Railway from this website page.

Santa Clause 3D

Xmas is almost upon us (at time of writing), and you can get into the festive spirit by adding a 3D Christmas screensaver to Windows 10. 3Planesoft’s 3D Santa Clause screensaver displays Santa flying his sleigh across a picturesque winter wonderland. This screensaver has great 3D graphics, showcased in this video preview, and you can customize its video and audio settings. You can download the unregistered screensaver from this page, but the registered Santa Clause 3D is retailing at $9.99.

That’s a very small selection of some of the great 3D screensavers for Windows 10. There are, of course, loads more 3D screensavers that you can spruce up Windows with. Which one is your favorite 3D screensaver?