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How to Install The Apple TV Screensavers On Your PC or Mac

By Casey

March 20, 2020


If you are like me then you probably really enjoy the Aerial screensavers that Apple has packaged with their Apple TVs. Now it’s possible to install these same screensavers on your PC or your Mac. Here’s how.

 

 

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, & Windows 11 Instructions

Step 1: Download the latest Aerial for Windows zip file.

Step 2: After the download completes, go the the location where the zip file was downloaded, right click on it, and “Extract All”. You can extract all files to the current location.

Step 3: Go into the folder where you just extracted all the files. Right click on the AerialScreenSaverV3.scr file and select “Copy”.

Step 4: Go into your C:\Windows directory. Now “Paste” the AerialScreenSaverV3.scr file into the Windows directory.

Step 5: Right click on the newly pastedAerialScreenSaverV3.scr file and choose “Install”. A screen saver settings window will open with your new Apple TV Aerial screen saver selected.

Windows Aerial Screen Saver Settings.png

 

Apple Mac Instructions

Step 1: Download the latest Aerial for Mac DMG file.

Step 2: After the download completes, go the the location where the zip file was downloaded, and double click it to mount the DMG file.

Step 3: Now drag the Aerial Companion app into the Applications folder to install it

Step 4: Go into your Applications folder and double click Aerial Companion to run it.

Step 5: Follow the instructions to install the screensave

Step 4: Now you can select and configure the Aerial screen saver in your Mac screensaver settings.

Mac Aerial Screen Saver Settings.png

Enjoy!

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