Wikiquote Logo If you like quotes and proverbs you would like to use the WikiQuote Screensaver, which is a Free and Open Source Screensaver software. It displays virtually unlimited number of quotes from WikiQuote in your screensaver.

WikiQuote.org is an online encyclopedia of interesting quotes and proverbs on various subjects. The goal of the project is to produce collaboratively a vast reference of quotations from prominent people, books, films and proverbs, and to give details about them. Though there are many online collections of quotations, WikiQuote is distinguished by being among the few that provide an opportunity for visitors to contribute.

Installation and Settings for WikiQuote Screensaver:

WikiQuote can be downloaded from the link provided below. Its a small file of 500 kb and consumes minimum system resources while running. Its installation is straightforward and the software is highly configurable.

You can select the language in which you want the quotes to appear. Instead of selecting individual quotes to be shown on your screensaver, WikiQuote Screensaver lets you select topics about which you would like to view the quotes. You can enter a keyword about about favorite topic, and quotes related to the keyword would be listed.

You can add multiple keywords and the screensaver would display Quotes from all your selected topics randomly. It lets you check or uncheck the quotes you would like to be displayed. You need to add and save atleast one screensaver before you can start using the screensaver.

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Its setting windows lets you specify the language in which you would like to quotes to appear. You can change the font type and size as well as the appearance and visual effects of the screensaver.

WikiQuote Screensaver Settings

WikiQuote Screensaver Features:

  • Wikiquote Screensaver enables you to view thousands of quotes available at WikiQuote.org
  • It supports quotes from the English, Spanish, French, German and Italian Wikiquote projects.
  • Lets you add interesting quotes from varied topics and use them as a screensaver.
  • Lets you modify the look of the screensaver.
  • You can select various effects like Slide-show or Marquee.

If you want a change from the usual Pictures and Effect Screensavers and you like Quotes and Proverbs – WikiQuote Screensaver would be the perfect software for you.

The screensaver requires the Microsoft .net Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 to function. The framework pack can be downloaded from Microsoft.

Download WikiQuote Screensaver

Give it a try and let us know any of your favorite quotes in comments!