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  • @burnout426 Hey there. I saw your replies in this thread, and another similar thread. They really do seem to be helpful and well informed, so I think I'm doing something wrong on my end. If you have the time, I'd greatly appreciate it if you could help me figure out why I haven't been able to get the results I want.
    I'm using the latest version of Opera GX (updated on the day I post this, June 2nd). Whenever I try to load in the wallpaper archive, literally nothing happens. The file explorer closes when I click to open the file, but the browser itself doesn't seem to have any desire to recognize it.

    My process is as follows, if that may shed any light on this.
    I downloaded the animated wallpaper with the waterfall. I extracted the files in its zip to my desktop, and created a new folder. I put in my video, and thumbnail, both renamed to fit the files in the waterfall wallpaper. I created a persona.ini file within the folder, and made the text match that of the waterfall video, with changes made to the "Name" "Author" and "Version" sections.

    If there's any way anyone can help me, then I'd greatly appreciate it if you did. If there's not, then thank you for taking the time to read this post.

  • @neiroe Most common problem is when you archive the file - you need to archive the folder it is in along with the files.

  • @neiroe If you double-left-click on the original to view its contents, you should see the 3 files and no folders. As in, persona.ini and the other files are in the root of the zip file. Double-left-click the zip file you created and make sure it's the same way.

  • @burnout426 Yep, they're all in the root of the .zip, and not a folder. Still, no dice :p

    @sgunhouse I'm sorry, I'm not exactly sure what you meant. I archived only the folder that the three files were inside of. Should I have gone a step above in the directory?

    Thank you both for taking the time to reply to me.

  • @neiroe What type of file are you using for the video? You can send me your whole zip file if you want so I can test it.

  • @burnout426 I'm using a webm file for the video.

  • @sgunhouse, @neiroe sent me a link to the zip file. Tested it in my Opera GX and Opera on Windows 10 and the animated wallpaper works just fine.

  • The method itself doesn't seem to have any issues, tested in a standalone instance of Opera GX. Thank you all for your time.

  • yes, but this method is not free.

  • @burnout426 thank you so much for the help with the live wallpaper stuff, I definitely wouldn't have figured it out on my own so your reply's were really helpful, at first it was a bit confusing but i got it in the end thanks to you!