Kinetics Screensaver

Kinetics Screensaver Quick Look: The Kinetics Screensaver is a fully customizable screensaver with a wide variety of options. The screenshots on the Kinetics Screensaver page provides a look into the possibilities. Here are a list of options that can be used to create your personal screensaver:

  • Color: Choose a hue for the objects on the screen, available colors include Default, Green, Yellow, Grey, Red, Blue.
  • Background Color: Black or White
  • Activation Time: 1, 3, 6 minutes
  • Screens: Choose your module (shapes, or illustrations) - Painting, Squares, Circles, or Random. If you choose Circles you can choose which overlay you want on the circles. Choices include: Yin/Yang, Planets, Plain, Target, Spirals. The Squares option offers Simple or Complex(found on screen shot). The Painting module offers the following options: Brushes, Clouds, Gotham (screen shot), Grunge, Galaxy. Once you have made your selections you can preview the channel to make sure you have the desired effect. There are currently 10 different screens available, with more in development.

My suggestion would be to take a good long look at the Screenshots, imagine them moving and changing hues, if this is something you might like, pay the $1.99 and test it out. For me personally, it made me dizzy watching everything move and change colors.

NOTE: Screensavers do not work like regular channels. They must be activated from the Settings menu. See this article for more details on setting up a screensaver on your Roku.

-- Information is current as of February 23, 2015

Developer's Channel Description: Kinetics is motion. All of the installed screensavers are based on moving colors and shapes to create interesting images. Be sure to go to settings/screensavers and select Kinetics Screensaver to use, then go to Custom Settings and select the screensaver you want, or choose random/all to see the entire playlist. You can also go to random/selected, and choose a favorites list.

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DEVELOPER: Squirreltown

FEES: $1.99 monthly subscription

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