Screensaver Electric sheep (HD)

I guess most reading this has heard about electric sheep and seen it first hand?
Myself have been using it as my screensaver since… fifteen years? It’s just beautiful.

(Video example)
" Electric Sheep screen saver is used by thousands of people all over the world, and can be installed on Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. When these computers “sleep”, the screensaver comes on and the computers communicate with each other by the internet to share the work of creating morphing abstract animations known as “sheep”. The result is a collective “android dream”, an homage to Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

Anyone watching one of these computers may vote for their favorite animations using the keyboard. The more popular sheep live longer and reproduce according to a genetic algorithm with mutation and cross-over. Hence the flock evolves to please its global audience. You can also design your own sheep and submit them to the gene pool. "

There has already been done some work on a electric sheep kodi screensaver.


Apparently, there is a electric sheep HD client ( e.g. 720p, 1080p, 4k, 8k) in the works.

Example video.

Might add, that this client merits your own rendering for the network.

The original version has a “pay to win option”, on the other hand, it is possible to download already rendered flocks. Only place I have found so far is this (it says 200GB “on the tin”)

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