Download StarMessage (free edition)

You can download the free edition of the StarMessage screensaver. Select the download link that matches your operating system (Windows or MacOS).

You can keep and use the free edition as long as you like. At any time, you can chose to upgrade the free edition to the full version by typing in an activation code.

Read the End-User license agreement (EULA).

Differences between the paid and the free screensaver edition

  Commercial (paid) edition [Buy now] Free edition
Famous quotes Unlimited Limited number of quotes
"Please buy me" nags No Yes, after 10 days
Number of messages you can write in the stars Unlimited 2
Version: 
v5.5.8 (latest version) for Apple MacOS
Logo of Apple MacOS
Compatibility: 
macOS Sierra (v 10.12)
OS X El Capitan (v 10.11)
OS X Yosemite (v 10.10)
OS X Mavericks (v 10.9)
OS X Mountain Lion (v 10.8)
Version: 
v5.5.8 for Apple MacOS from the Apple Store
Notes: 

StarMessage is also on the Apple store. The Apple store version is a bit different from the one distributed from our website. Read here about the differences.

The Apple store edition can co-exist with the normal edition. We recommend that you install both of them so that you can get the automatic update norifications from the Apple store.

Mac Apple store logo
Compatibility: 
macOS Sierra (v 10.12)
OS X El Capitan (v 10.11)
OS X Yosemite (v 10.10)
OS X Mavericks (v 10.9)
OS X Mountain Lion (v 10.8)
Version: 
v5.5.8 (latest version) for Windows
Notes: 

We host our downloads on box.com. Box.com will show a security warning at its download page. The warning can be safely ignored.

Logo Microsoft Windows
Compatibility: 
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Version: 
v4.21 for Windows
Notes: 

This is an older version (the last of the 4.xx series) for Windows. Customers who purchased StarMessage versions up to 4.xx can use this download and re-activate it as full version.

Compatibility: 
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Version history: 

5.5.8

  • Additional love quotes.
  • Better notification messages for the time of the upcoming full moon.
  • Internal improvements

5.5.6, 5.5.7

5.5.4, 5.5.2
  • Better visual effects for the famous quotes.
  • Additional quotes.
  • Internal screensaver improvements.
  • You can use it as a replacement of the Windows StarField screensaver (because Windows 10 does no longer have the good old StarField screensaver)
5.5.0
  • The free edition can be activated to a full edition by entering an activation code. No need to download the full edition as a separate screen saver.
  • Additional quotes
  • Internal improvements
5.4.4
  • The shooting stars fall more frequently at the commercial edition
  • The sound starts to play after a small delay to improve the usability during the screensaver's launch
  • (Windows only) Bug fix: users could not select "sound of silence"
  • (Windows only) Users can now hide the moon and/or the various information about the moon (e.g. upcoming moon dates, illumination per cent, etc.)
5.4.3
5.2.4
  • Users can add their own quotes in the existing list of famous, funny, romantic quotes. (Mac OS X edition only)
5.2.2
  • new feature: Famous quotes of love, humor, wisdom, inspiring quotes, etc.
5.2
  • Added relaxing sounds of nature