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HOW TO: Get The Gorgeous New Apple TV Aerial Screensavers on Your Mac


As you know, the new Apple TV includes an exclusive set of gorgeous aerial slow-moving HD videos of various landmarks and places around the world that can be displayed as a screensaver. You can check out all of them here.

If you want these screensavers on your Mac as well, now you can thanks to a new Swift app called Aerial.

Jump over the break to check out how to do it.

UPDATED 2021 HOW TO: Run Apple’s Gorgeous Aerial Screensavers on Mac




  • Auto Load Latest Aerials: Aerials are loaded directly from Apple, so you’re never out of date.
  • Play Different Aerial On Each Display: If you’ve got multiple monitors, this setting loads a different aerial for each of your displays.
  • Favorites: You can choose to only have certain aerials play.
  • Preview: Clicking on an aerial in the screen saver options previews that aerial for you.

How To:

1. Download Aerial here

2. Unzip the file and double click Aerial.saver to install it. You can choose to install just for your user or all the users on the computer.


3. To enable Aerial open System Preferences -> Desktop & Screen Saver -> Screen Saver. Choose Aerial and click on Screen Saver Options to select your settings. Here you can choose to exclude locations and play different aerial video on each display.


4. Enjoy!