Ever wanted to have your Windows 10 desktop background look sharp? Like, Bing Gallery sharp? Let me help you.
Here's a little tool I'm releasing today that allows you to:
It's all in one tool. Small, simple, efficient.
Here's the parameter model it supports:
BingDailyImage v1.0 - Download desktop wallpaper images from BingCopyright © 2015, Matevž Gačnikwww.request-response.com
Gets Bing Picture of the Day images for today and a specified number of days back.
Usage: BingDailyImage [-c] [-d [days]] [-f folder] [-t [top|bottom]] [-b] -c Get current Bing image -d [days] Specifies number of days to fetch. If you omit this parameter the tool will download last two weeks (14 days) of Bing wallpapers. -f Set download folder If you omit this parameter the folder will be set to - '%USERPROFILE%\Pictures\Bing Wallpapers'. -t Add text (image title and description) to images You can specify text position [top, bottom]. Default is bottom. -b Set last downloaded image as desktop background -s install Installs BingDailyImage as a system service Use -f to specify service download folder path Use -t to let service add text to images -s uninstall Uninstalls BingDailyImage as a system service -s start Starts BingDailyImage service -s stop Stops BingDailyImage service -s query Queries BingDailyImage service state -h Displays help
You can just do a BingDailyImage.exe -c to get the current daily image. By default, it will not tamper with background images, so you'll get the highest resolution available (1920x1200 or 1920x1080), like this:
Downloading Bing Image of the Day for 2015-12-16.Image date: 2015-12-16Image title: Old Town in Salzburg, AustriaImage description: When it's lit up like this with a cozy glow, we can admire… When there's a mountain in your city… We're looking at the Old Town portionof this Baroque city…Downloading background... Background for 1920x1200 found.Saving background... Done for 2015-12-16.
Or do a BingDailyImage.exe -d 10 -t to get the last 10 and add a nice, transparent background text to them.
Hell, do a BingDailyImage.exe -s install and forget about it. It's going to download new images once they are published to Bing's servers. All you need to do now is set your Windows 10 desktop background to be fetched from the download folder. Done.
Here's the download.
Here's a sample of a downloaded image.
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