Best Free Christmas Screensavers for Windows and Mac

Since everyone seemed to enjoy our Halloween screensavers we thought we’d do some fun Christmas screensavers too! A Christmas screen saver may just be the thing to help you get into the festive spirit of the season when you open up your computer each day and see a winter wonderland on your desktop background!

As always each screensaver is free to download, you can click on each photo and it will let you download it right from Google Drive. Or if you prefer, you can right-click and download it directly to your computer that way. Each photo has been sized to fit a computer desktop/laptop. Both for Windows PC and Mac. 

Christmas Screensavers

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We hope you enjoy these new wallpaper designs for a winter Christmas holiday!

To start we thought these winter happiness screensaver’s were a great way to start the holiday season (and they are great if you want to leave them up all winter long!)

Next up on the lineup of free Christmas wallpapers is a scene right out of a Christmas lights display! Have you ever driven through one with your family? We love looking at the holiday lights while listening to Christmas music and drinking some yummy hot chocolate. 

These screensavers reminded us of a Christmas fireplace and all the things cozy and warm. It’s like the Magic of Christmas right in our living room (or on our desktop computer) all through the Christmas Season!

We call these our “Christmas impression screensaver” collection, they give a nod to the holiday spirit without saying Merry Christmas 🙂

Next, we have some holiday atmosphere screensavers perfect for this time of year to help get you in the Christmas mood. They really gave us the feel of Christmas without being all Happy Christmas, rather the quiet winter forest with its winter mood gives a hint of holiday cheer. 

Here are our Winter Book pairings!

A Christmas Conundrum by Stacy Wilder

Nancy Drew meets How the Grinch Stole Christmas in this delightful cozy mystery set in Charleston, SC.

“If you’re a fan of holiday mysteries or long to visit Charleston when it’s decorated for Christmas, you’ll fall in love with Stacy Wilder’s latest!” – JULIE MULHERN, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Country Club Murders

Who’s stealing the holiday decorations? They’re disappearing like Christmas cookies from PeggyLou Designs, and Lou’s newly launched event planning service is in trouble. He implores his neighbor and friend, Private Investigator Liz Adams, to bring the thief to justice.

The clock is ticking. It’s only ten days until the mayor’s big holiday celebration. The party that will make or break Lou’s business.

Liz’s mom, Babs, steps in to help, and the investigation becomes complicated. Suddenly the holidays are not all mistletoe and merriment when Bab’s life is threatened. Will Liz and her lie-detecting Labrador retriever, Duke, discover the perpetrator before it’s too late?

Experience Charleston in the city’s full Christmas glory in this fun fast-paced holiday story.

On Goodreads and Amazon.

We couldn’t not add an Agatha Christie Mystery! Hercule Poirot’s Christmas

In Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, the holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is marred by murder—and the notoriously fastidious investigator is quickly on the case.

Christmas Eve, and the Lee family’s reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture and a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed.

When Hercule Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man. . . .

On Goodreads and Amazon.

A Christmas Killing by Christina Romeril

Their chocolates are to die for—but things aren’t so sweet when a real killer comes to town, in this debut mystery perfect for fans of Joanne Fluke and Laura Childs.

Identical twin sisters Alex and Hannah are the owners of Murder and Mayhem, a mystery bookshop that sells their famous poison-themed Killer Chocolates. But now, there’s a real killer in their midst. Shortly before Christmas, their septuagenarian neighbor, Jane, confides to Alex that a murderer from a true-crime show has taken up residence in the village. Unfortunately, she’s also shared her suspicions with town gossip Netta. The next morning, Alex shows up at Jane’s house to watch the show, but instead discovers Jane’s body, with a box of Killer Chocolates nearby.

The sheriff quickly zeroes in on two suspects: Alex, a beneficiary in Jane’s will, and Zack, a handyman who was seen leaving the crime scene. But Alex maintains her innocence and sets out to draft a list of other potential suspects—townsfolk who’d recently been seen arguing with Jane.

When Alex gets hold of Jane’s journal, she begins to understand the truth. But a bearer of ill tidings is arriving early this year—and Alex just might not make it to Christmas.

On Goodreads and Amazon.

A Very Messy Christmas by Dineen Miller

She makes sure nothing can go wrong. Until he decks the halls with chaos, unusual menus, and romance.

Everyone knows Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. So I make sure it’s absolutely perfect for my B&B guests, even if we’re on the Florida coast instead of the North Pole. With everything from sandcastle-building to a traditional feast catered by the restaurant next door, my clients go home with idyllic Yuletide memories. But this year, my usual food partner has to call in his chef nephew from San Francisco to help.

And while he’s the most gorgeous man I’ve ever seen, he doesn’t know the first thing about traditional holiday fare.

Built like a linebacker with beautiful brown hair and luscious caramel eyes, everything about him is wrong – his attitude, his ideas, even his name. “Dominic” just sounds like someone who thinks he can boss me around!

Except a lot of his proposals actually make sense. And he seems to know something about Christmas I don’t: How to actually enjoy it. Suddenly, I’m feeling like Santa brought him to me. Until his California gourmet establishment wants him back.

Did I get coal in my stocking, or can I convince him to stay and make this a December to remember?

A Very Messy Christmas is a special holiday novella in the Messy Love on Mango Lane romantic comedy series. If you like opposites attract, witty dialogue, and the magic of the season, then you’ll adore Dineen Miller’s sweet treat.

On Goodreads and Amazon.

We hope you enjoyed our free screensavers this holiday season and that they bring you some happiness during this festive season. 

Be sure to let us know what screensavers you’d like us to make next year! Should we make more Christmas sleigh screensavers? Or maybe some more focused on the night sky? We’d love to know! And if you like these, be sure to try our free Christmas puzzles too!

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