We've selected Xara ScreenMaker 3D as a CCF Top Pick. This is a reasonably priced and very easy to use program to make your own screensavers.
Products do not always measure up to the marketing blurb advertising them. That is not the case with this little gem. Everything the makers of this program say on their site was tested by the CCF staff and measured up:
"A 3D screensaver maker that's fast, fun and easy to use. Create animated 3D text message screensavers with your own personalized message.
Or put any images of your choice onto the sides of a 3D, tumbling cubes screensaver - ScreenMaker 3D accepts a wide variety of image formats, even AVI movies."
We had a fun time over the holidays customizing screensavers and then sending them to family and friends as a zipped file. We sent a couple of the screensavers with holiday motifs and "only 5 days to go" to college kids who loved receiving them and changed their computers to activate the screensavers within 4 minutes of idle time rather than the 15 minutes they had it at...just so they could see the colorful cubes swirl around their computer monitors with their names and family names wishing them a quick trip home.
The folks at http://www.xara.com are helpful and the turnaround is fast. You can download a free trial version of this screensaver by clicking the box below and if you choose to buy the software it is only $14.95.
Check out this CCF Top Pick! We hope you agree with our assessment of it and, if you don't, please let us know.