Wallpapers at 1920×1200 (and other high resolutions)

by nc on June 2, 2008 · 1 comment

For the last few years, I’ve been doing my best to make sure that each laptop and desktop monitor I purchase has an excellent quality high-resolution display panel. In general, resolution-wise this means 1920×1200 (WUXGA); however, with the advent of 1080p HDTV’s, I am also seeing some displays at 1920×1080. There are also the ultra-high-end displays (which are quite out of my price range) like the Dell 30″ displays (IE, the 3007WFP) which have a massive native resolution of 2560×1600. With my first 1920×1200 display (a Dell Inspiron 6000), I had lots of issues finding nice wallpapers available at that resolution. Since then, I’ve started using multiple monitors at 1920×1200, and need multi-display wallpapers. I’ve put together a list of sites I have found that offer free high-res backgrounds, and am also starting to post some of my own pictures as wallpapers; I hope you enjoy these and find them helpful! Please feel free to comment with any additional sites, or if there are any specific subjects you’d like to see available as a wallpaper.

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As of 2009/Nov/20, I’ve also decided to start offering some of my own backgrounds – I hope you enjoy! Please let me know if you’d like to see other resolutions available.

Background #1: John Cooper of Skillet in front of Pyro (blog post):

John Cooper of Skillet's silhouette John Cooper of Skillet with pyro. Shot during the 'Awake and Alive' tour at the Minneapolis Convention Center on November 14, 2009.
Silhouette of John Cooper of the band Skillet; shot at the Minneapolis Convention Center on November 14, 2009 during the ‘Awake and Alive’ concert tour.

1680×1050: Single display at 1680×1050
1920×1200: Single display at 1920×1200
3360×1050: Dual displays at 1680×1050 each
3840×1200: Dual displays at 1920×1200 each

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If you know of any other great wallpaper sites, please comment!

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