Home Computer Mac How to Set News Feed on Mac Screen Saver

How to Set News Feed on Mac Screen Saver

This is a cool feature from MAC OS to display News feed as your Screen Saver in RSS Visualizer. You can set an RSS feed as your screensaver and your MAC display a nice ‘floating text’ presentation of the text from RSS feed against a cloudy blue background when your MAC goes to screen saver mode.

Here is an example of Technical Tips feed screen saver. This will display you each post with a nice illusion in the blue background.

Please follow these steps if you want to set something like this on your MAC. Let us start an example with Technical Tips Feed.

Now go to your MAC Settings > Desktop & Screen Saver, and select Screen Saver Tab. Please select RSS Visualizer on left Screen Saver Window. If you already have any feed, it will show up on the small screen now.

Now click on options, copy and paste your required RSS feed link in the box. For Technical Tips please select and copy the quoted part.


Please copy and paste RSS feed on Feed URL window. You can set Article Display Duration under the feed URL box. Then click Done.

You can test it by clicking on the Test button, Now you can see nice screen saver. You can set the ideal time to start screen saver and close when you have done.

The screen saver will start after the ideal time to set, If you are interested in any particular news while displaying screen saver, you can press the number under that news and MAC will open that webpage for you. In this screen, if you want to read more about 8 Free apps for free SMS Text Messaging, you have to press no. 2 that displayed as Press 2 to read more (red circled).

You can set any news as a screensaver if you already have their RSS feed link. Enjoy your next break with news on the screensaver.

Disclaimer: MashTips is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Free Newsletter


10 Best Text Editors for Windows, Linux and Mac

Have you ever used a specific programming language to create a file from scratch, like HTML or CSS file? Are you familiar with building...

12 Best MacBook Pro Accessories

The Apple MacBook Pro is one of the best selling Apple products, has, in fact, got a lot of attention from critics...

How to Change Wallpaper on Apple CarPlay

Among the features Apple has added with the iOS 14, one among the most unnoticed features was the quick tweak provided to Apple CarPlay's...

How to Boot your MAC in Safe Mode

If you want to perform some troubleshooting or maintenance on your MAC you can boot your MAC into safe mode. Safe Booting Mac OS X...

How to take screen shots from an iPhone?

Its so easy step to take screen shot of the iphone screen. This is the most simple but a nice feature for the iPhone...

How to Use Your iPhone as a Webcam for Video Conference

Using the Facetime HD Camera on your MacBook or the standard SD Camera on your laptop might sound okay for occasional meetings. However, in...