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How to Make a “Live” Transparent Desktop 

Livedesktop ZaphodB42 writes “We’ve all seen that spiffy “transparent” desktop hack on the net. But thats ancient history. Here is a quicktime movie of a “live” transparent desktop. Ok, you’ve probably figured out that its not a “real” transparent desktop. For one thing, I did not have all the camera angles perfect, so things do not line up exactly. The video cameras I have do not have a wide enough zoom lens. But with a little more time, I’ll get things aligned and post a new video. Still a neat trick”. Link.

2 thoughts on “How to Make a “Live” Transparent Desktop 

  1. For windows users this is a pretty easy hack with Flash. You just make a SWF that resizes to the stage, add a video component and make that URL your active Desktop.

    I did it a few years ago, check the second to last ‘experiment.’

    http://www.chadvavra.com/v2/

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