Halloween Wallpaper for Your Mac

Add a Ghoulish Touch to Your Mac Desktop with Halloween Wallpaper

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, so every year I like to dress up our house in Halloween attire. But I don't stop with the house. Because I spend many hours a day at my Mac, I also like to outfit my desktop with Halloween-themed chills and thrills. Here are some of my favorite sites for downloading free Halloween desktop wallpaper.

Published: 9/30/2008

Updated: 10/1/2016

Halloween Wallpapers
Courtesy of Halloween Wallpapers

The Halloween Wallpapers site contains a number of themed wallpapers that will be a hit for Halloween. The wallpapers range from Halloween owls, angels, and gothic scenes to cute pets, Victorian era scenes, and painted and traditional ghost and goblins.

There are many Halloween wallpapers to choose from, and all are richly detailed, just waiting to decorate your desktop. More »

Spooky to Fun Halloween Wallpaper

Scary haunted house wallpaper
Courtesy of Night Rabbit

Stacy Fisher, one of my fellow experts, has a very nice collection of Halloween wallpaper just ready to scare you or make you laugh. Either way, there are 39 different images to choose from.

One thing I should point out: be sure to click on the 'More' link to actually visit the download sites. This will allow you to download the right-size image for your Mac's display.

Halloween Wallpaper for Your Mac - Add a Ghoulish Touch to Your Mac Desktop with Halloween Wallpaper
Our dogs say there's nothing scarier than a cat on the desktop. WallpaperOriginals.com

Stop by GraphicFreebies.com for eight fabulously fun desktop wallpaper images for your Mac. Haunted houses, skeletons, witches, cats, and trick-or-treaters can adorn your desktop. More »

Halloween Wallpaper for Your Mac - Add a Ghoulish Touch to Your Mac Desktop with Halloween Wallpaper
The Headless Horseman. Dave Brasgalla & the Iconfactory

Dave Brasgalla puts his own spin on Washington Irving’s tale of the Headless Horseman in this high-quality image for desktops. More »

Halloween Wallpaper for Your Mac - Add a Ghoulish Touch to Your Mac Desktop with Halloween Wallpaper
Descending to the dungeon. Ilona Melis

Ilona Melis has a flair for capturing the light and shadows of Halloween in these oldies but goodies. Four desktop images are available, grouped in two downloads. The first download includes 'Ghost' and 'Dungeon.' The second download includes 'The Claw' and 'In the Closet.' More »

Halloween Wallpaper for Your Mac - Add a Ghoulish Touch to Your Mac Desktop with Halloween Wallpaper
Halloween in the Midnight Forest. VLADSTUDIO

VLADSTUDIO offers 'Halloween in the Midnight Forest' as a free download suitable for use as desktop wallpaper. Registered users who pay a 3-, 6-, or 12-month subscription fee can access all of the high-quality wallpaper images on the VLADSTUDIO site, as well as Photoshop source files, tutorials, and other services. More »

Halloween Wallpaper for Your Mac - Add a Ghoulish Touch to Your Mac Desktop with Halloween Wallpaper
VLADSTUDIO

VLADSTUDIO’s collection of eleven Halloween-themed wallpapers is just the thing to get your Mac ready for this very popular holiday. These highly detailed and stunning images are a fun and easy way to decorate your Mac desktop for Halloween.

VLADSTUDIO offers these images as free downloads suitable for use as desktop wallpaper. Registered users who pay a 3-, 6-, or 12-month subscription fee can access all of the high-quality wallpaper images on the VLADSTUDIO site, as well as Photoshop source files, tutorials, and other services. More »

American Greetings - Halloween Wallpapers
Courtesy of American Greetings

American Greetings offers 36 different wallpapers for Halloween. The wallpapers are lighthearted; just the thing for the family Mac. The collection includes some great offerings. If you're a dog lover, you won't want to miss Spooky Pooches. If you're more of a cat person, there is a Ticked-off Kitty that may hit too close to home. More »

Halloween: Trick or Treat? (Pac-Man Edition)
Courtesy of Vlad Gerasimov

Introduced more than 30 years ago, Pac-Man is one of the most well-known arcade games ever created. The Halloween: Trick or Treat? (Pac-Man Edition) desktop wallpaper from Vladstudio is available in a multitude of sizes, from 800x600 pixels to 2560x1440 pixels, and is free for personal use. More »

Halloween by =UnidColor
Courtesy of =UnidColor

“Halloween” is a beautiful digital painting of a windswept, slightly stormy fall evening. The warmly lit house will welcome you in, although it’s tempting to linger and admire the pumpkins. This image would look especially good on a widescreen display. More »