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RedPill v12Sierra - Matrix Screensaver for macOS Sierra




If you are a Matrix Movie fan (like me ;) ) and looking for the Matrix Code screensaver for your Mac. You can download this make it your screensaver!


It's a matrix code screensaver that displays tumbling matrix characters inspired from the movie. Unlike other screen-savers this one is ad-free and malware/adware free. Its compiled natively and hence very light over CPU/GPU. The battery consumption won't be much and the screen looks gorgeous!


About:

In 2012 after OS X 10.8 was released, Mathew, the original developer of this screen saver stopped development support for this very famous Matrix screensaver for Mac OS X. Thankfully he made the source available. Since, it is one of my favorite screensaver, I decided to download the source code and build it again for the latest version. With few code changes it compiled correctly and started working. I've shared the compiled versions for fans.


Supported Platforms: 


  • OSX 10.6 (separate download), 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 and macOS Sierra 10.12
  • This is the recent build v2 using XCode 8.1 on macOS Sierra 10.12.1. Users running OSX 10.6 can download the older version v1.


Issues

It may not work correctly with retina versions of Macs. Since I don't own one, I am not able to debug, check or confirm.

Installation Instructions:


  1. Download the screen saver from the download link listed below.
  2. Unzip it and you'll find RedPill.saver.
  3. Double click on it.
  4. System Preferences will pop up where it will ask you to install it.
  5. Go ahead, authenticate and install!
  6. Choose "RedPill" from the list of installed screen savers. Mostly It will be shown in last.
  7. For configuring the speed and various other options, you can click on Screen Saver Options right below the screen saver preview window.
  8. By default it will work on all the monitors attached to your Mac but the display behavior can be modified in Screen Saver Options.


It has a generic icon in screen saver section. In case you are not able to find it, please scroll down and look for RedPill in screensaver properties.


Download Links:

Donate:
Your generous donations will be deeply helpful in development of updated screensaver software version for new Retina Macs and newer OS X versions. Please follow link to my blog's donation page above.

8 comments:

Mathieu St-Vincent said...

Too bad it zooms in and out. It's nowhere near the original look.

Nitesh Bhatia said...

Hi Mathieu St-Vincent, You can set "Approach Velocity" to "Slow" for flatter look.

chris marx said...

Nice! working good on a 2016 macbook pro!

Brandt said...

Big fan of the "enable spoon" option!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your Great work... Love it!

Marcel Delfino said...

I Like it, Thanks... and I realized... there is NO spoon!!!

Dan Conway said...

Apparently the PC version has a 1:1 ratio where the characters are small and all the same size, just like the computer screens in the movie. Could you write in an option for this in a future update? Awesome work!

Mac Missa said...

Very nice work. I left a little donation for you.

If it helps, take a look at this screenshot from a 2016 15" Retina MBP to see how it performs on a Retina display (fog and approach velocity set to min. value):

https://cl.ly/452K1F1Z3i43

Is your source code or the code you obtained in 2012 available anywhere? I'm just curious how it looks under the hood.

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