Developers Excuses

An open-source macOS screen saver that shows a random developer excuse over a beautiful photo background. Check it out if you want to impress your colleagues!


  • Periodically refresh the quote from Developer Excuses
  • Animate the background image with Ken Burns effect
  • Automatically start recording video using the built-in FaceTime HD camera for security reasons


  • Your private Unsplash API key
  • Darken background image so that the main text is more dominant
  • Custom background image topics
  • Configurable Ken Burns effect
  • Custom text font
  • Custom refresh time interval
  • Optional video recording while the screen saver is on



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