26 Best Free Christmas Wallpapers

Add some holiday cheer to your screens

Free Christmas wallpapers are a great way to get in the holiday spirit. Since you decorate other rooms in your house for the holidays, there's no reason your computer can't be festive.

These wallpapers feature Christmas favorites as well as new designs sure to brighten up your holiday decor.

The images provided here are previews of the full-size wallpapers. Visit the links provided to download the original Christmas wallpapers.

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Snowman by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a snowman with a blue hat and plaid scarf

A cheerful snowman is dressed warmly and ready to welcome winter in this festive Christmas wallpaper.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Christmas Lights by Vlad Studio

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring multi-colored snowflakes

Christmas Lights is a stunning Christmas wallpaper full of swirling red, blue, purple, and gold colors with a dash of snowflakes.

Download this wallpaper in different sizes for full-screen monitors, widescreen monitors, dual and triple monitors, and as cell phone Christmas wallpaper.

To download this wallpaper, you're asked to create an account, which allows you to download seven wallpapers for free. You must upgrade to a paid account for a one-time fee of $9.99 to download any additional artwork.

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Festive Snowman by Desktop Nexus

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a snowman wearing a red cape and hat against a snowy background and tree

This free Christmas wallpaper features a snazzily dressed snowman out and about on a snowy Christmas day.

Desktop Nexus automatically detects your screen resolution, so you'll get the perfect fit when you download this free Christmas wallpaper.

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Blue Globe by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a sparkly blue ornament

A glittery blue globe ornament rests in a gauzy blanket of blue in this free Christmas wallpaper.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Candy Christmas by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a small penguin and candy cane set against a white background

You'll smile when you look up and see this adorable little penguin and its candy cane wishing you a Merry Christmas.

Download this free Christmas wallpaper in 1024x768 for normal monitors and 852x480 for widescreen monitors. (Resize it for your computer monitor's size.) It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos.

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Holiday Lights by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring multi-colored Christmas lights

Holiday Lights features a beautiful rainbow of Christmas lights that will make the perfect backdrop for your holiday celebrations.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Santa Claus by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a small Santa Claus on a red background

A tiny Santa Claus is in the spotlight against a red background in this jolly free Christmas wallpaper.  

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Santa Flying by Vlad Studio

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring Santa driving his sleigh in the night

In silhouette, a magical Santa flies with his reindeer and sleigh as the moon glows above the forest in this free Christmas wallpaper.

Download this wallpaper in different sizes for full-screen monitors, widescreen monitors, dual and triple monitors, and as cell phone Christmas wallpaper.

To download this wallpaper, you're asked to create an account, which allows you to download seven wallpapers for free. You must upgrade to a paid account for a one-time fee of $9.99 to download any additional artwork.

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Sweet Christmas Ornaments by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring decorated Christmas cookies

Sweet, delicious cookies are decorated as Christmas ornaments in this free Christmas wallpaper.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Christmas Tree Snow by Full HD Wallpapers

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a snowy evergreen tree with the phrase Merry Christmas

This free Christmas wallpaper features a starkly beautiful image of a single snowy evergreen along with the message, "Merry Christmas."

Only one size is available for download, but the image can be resized to fit your monitor.

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Red Christmas Bulb by Wallpaper Mania

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a red bulb hung on a snowy tree

This lovely free Christmas wallpaper features a single red ornament hanging above fluffy white snow.

Only one size is available for download, but the image can be resized to fit your monitor.

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Giraffe Tree by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring an illustration of a giraffe and an elephant decorating for Christmas

In this whimsical free Christmas wallpaper, an adorable little elephant decorates a giraffe as a Christmas tree.

Download this free Christmas wallpaper in 1024x768 for normal monitors and 852x480 for widescreen monitors. (Resize it for your computer monitor's size.) It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos.

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Christmas Train by Vlad Studio

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring an illustration of a train carrying gifts

A tiny train filled with brightly wrapped Christmas gifts makes its way across a snowy landscape in this free Christmas wallpaper.

Download this wallpaper in different sizes for full-screen monitors, widescreen monitors, dual and triple monitors, and as cell phone Christmas wallpaper.

To download this wallpaper, you're asked to create an account, which allows you to download seven wallpapers for free. You must upgrade to a paid account for a one-time fee of $9.99 to download any additional artwork.

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Cubie Christmas by Deviant Art/Puppyee

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring cubies celebrating Christmas

Cubie Christmas is a unique Christmas wallpaper that features festively decorated cubes that represent beloved Christmas characters.

This Christmas wallpaper can be downloaded in 1024x768 and 1280x800.

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Fireplace by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a living room decorated for the holidays

This living room is filled with Christmas magic as an inviting fireplace casts a warm glow on the opulent decorations.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Christmas by Deviant Art/JPeiro

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring an illustration of snowy hills and evergreen trees

This simple and magical free Christmas wallpaper features an illustration of snowy hills and snow-topped evergreen trees under a moonlit sky.

Only one download size is available, but use a graphics program to resize it easily.

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White Christmas by Deviant Art/Adni18

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring Earth in a clear bulb surrounding by clouds, along with a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year message

This stunning and unique free Christmas wallpaper features the Earth in a swirling snow globe amid clouds and its own reflection.

Only one download size is available, but use a graphics program to resize it easily.

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Candy Cane by Brothersoft Wallpapers

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a close up shot of a candy cane

A single candy cane, an iconic symbol of Christmas, is the highlight of this simple yet delightful Christmas wallpaper.

Download this free wallpaper in a variety of normal and widescreen resolutions.

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Merry Christmas by Desktop Nexus

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring stockings hung above the fireplace

These stockings were hung by the chimney with care in this warm and homey free Christmas wallpaper.

Desktop Nexus automatically detects your monitor's size for download.

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Christmas Gifts by Desktop Nexus

Free Christmas Wallpaper featuring colorfully wrapped Christmas gifts with a snowman toy.

Brightly colored Christmas gifts amid ribbons and colorful boxes highlight this festive free Christmas wallpaper.

Desktop Nexus automatically detects your monitor's size for download.

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Christmas Snowman by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a snowman with a Santa hat

This free Christmas wallpaper features a simple and adorable illustration of a Christmas snowman against a winter night's sky.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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International Christmas by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring Merry Christmas in different languages

This International Christmas wallpaper brings a global feel to the holidays with Merry Christmas displayed in different languages.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Christmas Ball by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring an illustration of the world as a snow globe

This whimsical free Christmas wallpaper envisions the world as a snow globe as Santa delivers gifts.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Red Christmas Bulb by WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring a red bulb on a Christmas tree with gold shimmery background

A red Christmas bulb gently hangs from the Christmas tree as gold shimmers in the background in this elegant wallpaper.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

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Christmas Bag by VladStudio

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring an abstract snowman with a Christmas tree and red bag

With a Nightmare Before Christmas feel, this free Christmas wallpaper features a skinny snowman and Christmas tree alongside a fat bag of toys.

Download this wallpaper in different sizes for full-screen monitors, widescreen monitors, dual and triple monitors, and as cell phone Christmas wallpaper.

To download this wallpaper, you're asked to create an account, which allows you to download seven wallpapers for free. You must upgrade to a paid account for a one-time fee of $9.99 to download any additional artwork.

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Christmas Decorations from WallpaperStock

Free Christmas wallpaper featuring red berries and a candy cane against a wood background
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In this rustic free Christmas wallpaper, a candy cane, holly berries, and pine cones sit atop a wooden table, inviting everyone home for the holidays.

Download this Christmas wallpaper in a variety of normal, wide, and HD resolutions for your computer monitor. It's available for iPhones and social media cover photos, as well.

Learn how to change the wallpaper on your computer if you're not sure how to put these free wallpapers on your desktop.