Real Simple's Clock Screen Saver

Step-by-step instructions to get our 10th anniversary screen saver.

Photo by Photo by Craig Cutler; Screen Saver Design by Alan Dye


  1. Click this link: Real Simple Anniversary Clock Screen Saver (Mac).
  2. Open a new Finder window and locate the file (RealSimpleAnniversaryClock.qtz) in your Downloads folder.
  3. Drag the file into your Library > Screen Savers folder.
  4. From the Apple menu, choose "System Preferences" and click the "Desktop & Screen Saver" button.
  5. Click the "Screen Saver" tab. In the left pane, find and select the RealSimpleAnniversaryClock in the "Other" folder.
  6. The screen saver is now selected. Click "test" to see what the screen saver will look like in use.

Note: you can choose how soon your screen saver will display after your computer is idle.


  1. Click this link: Real Simple Anniversary Clock Screen Saver (PC).
  2. Save the file to your desktop.
  3. Once the file has finished downloading, open the icon on your desktop. (Note: To open the file you will need WinZip, which should already be installed on your computer. If you don’t have it, download WinZip for free here.)
  4. Copy the contents of the zip file to your desktop; then open the .exe file on your desktop.
  5. The screen saver is now installed.

Note: To adjust the settings, open the Display settings control panel (Start Menu > Settings > Control Panel > Display); then select the Screen Saver tab.