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Learning Quartz Composer: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer by Surya Buchwald, Graham Robinson

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Chapter 14. Create a Screensaver

Screensavers are a fun way to distribute your Quartz Composer masterpieces to your friends, and an interesting medium unto themselves. In this chapter, you’ll use the Screensaver template to make your own screensaver and install it on your system. You’ll also learn how to use published inputs to create options for your screensaver.

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Making the Screensaver

Quartz Composer has built-in templates for an array of uses. In this exercise, you’ll build on an existing template to get a headstart on making your screensaver.

1. Start a new Document From template in Quartz Composer, ...

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