Classic desktop pictures modernized in 6K resolution and P3 Color GamutDownload Pack (18 MB)
This project was a product of love and nostalgia for this period of Apple's software (10.5 was my first OS X version).
If you find yourself enjoying these wallpapers consider a small donation, or share a picture of your workspace with me on Twitter!
I'm not looking to profit from this, just trying to cover the costs (I HAD to buy a Myriad Pro license, I couldn't have the words "Mac OS X" rendered in any other way).
Hi, I'm Rafa — I'm a designer and developer who makes some apps and projects like these on the side.
It's really nice to meet you.
Good question! Nothing fancy, I tracked down original versions of the wallpapers, upscaled them using Machine Learning, applied a P3 color space, Machine Learning to de-noise, and then manually tweaked them to more closely match how I remembered them. It's not perfect, but this was the best I could do.
Another great question! Thanks for asking — I want to give special thanks to Stephen Hackett for his work collecting these original default wallpapers, and Macrumors Forum user "Gamer9430" for doing an incredible job at collecting *every* wallpaper that ever shipped with "Mac OS X".