Can you remember eSheep, the lovely desktop sheep?
If you had a lot of them on the desktop... welcome to this page!
This project gives you the possibility to add a pet to your desktop.
With a XML file (animations.xml) it is possible to change pet and animations.
This application is not a game, not an utility and not useful :P it simply shows you a pet on the screen. This pet can fall down up to the taskbar and is able to detect windows on your desktop. Application
In this way, this pet is able to walk, run, etc around your working screen area (on primary screen).
You can download a compiled Windows EXE from this page: Downloadhttp://esheep.petrucci.ch There entire code documentation can be found online here: http://adrianotiger.github.io/desktopPet/
This project used other Open Source projects: Credits
ThanksSergi for the Tray Icon
Robin improving the code and implementing the Graphviz tool
The easy and fast way is to use the online editor: Want to create your own mate/pet?Online editor.
But you can also download the original animations.xml and create your own desktop mate/pet.
What you need are:
- 1 application icon (.ico file)
- 1 animation image: an image with transparency with all possible positions. (.png not too big... Something like 1000x500 px)
For more info about editing the xml file and add your own pet, follow the Wiki page.
or download the manual to develop your pet online: Manual-online editor.docx