How To Access Over 40 Hidden Wallpapers In OS X Mountain Lion
iOS or OS X, Apple’s operating systems have always come with a lovely set of wallpapers that really enhance your desktop, but did you know that OS X Mountain Lion – in addition to the wallpapers available under the Change Desktop Background option – comes with over three dozen wallpapers that are hidden*? If you’re the type who changes their wallpapers regularly, you should definitely check them out. Find out how after the jump!
Accessing the wallpapers is a very simple task. All you have to do is launch Finder, press Command + Shift + G, and paste the following in the Go To Folder option that pops up:
This will take you four directories that are full of breath-taking wallpapers from categories like Aerial, the Cosmos and Nature Patterns. There is even a separate directory that is dedicated entirely to licensed images from National Geographic.
Each wallpaper has a resolution of 3200 x 2000, so you can use them on all Apple devices from the iPhone 3GS to the iMac after a simple cropping and / or resizing procedure under a suitable photo-editing software.
This discovery of over three dozen wallpapers is an awesome find, that will keep wallpaper enthusiasts busy for a few weeks or months.
I’m a big fan of wallpapers myself, as I believe they can have an effect the way you organize and work with your operating system’s desktop. I have a collection of over one hundred wallpapers for my iPhone and my PC that I keep changing every two or three days to keep things fresh.
The hidden wallpapers found in Mountain Lion reveals a lot of things, for instance, there might be features in Mountain Lion which Apple might not want us to see. There is a high possibility that I might be wrong on this one, but hey, we can’t stop speculating right?