The Enplug ScreenSaver allows you to set your Enplug Content URL as your Mac ScreenSaver. This feature can be accessed from any location, allowing even remote employees to view your Enplug content.
For more information for setting up Content URLs, check out our support guide here.
Note: Every actively running instance of the ScreenSaver will require a license. If you have no available licenses on your account, you will not be able to view the content.
Contents of this guide
Download the Enplug ScreenSaver
Download the installer for the Enplug ScreenSaver software from https://www.enplug.com/download
Install the Enplug ScreenSaver
1. Double click on the downloaded .zip file
2. Double click on the new "screen saver" file that was created
3. Click "Install" in the System Preferences popout window
Tip: Installing Enplug ScreenSaver on multiple computers? Check out the Enterprise Configuration steps!
Copy the Content URL
You must copy the Content URL from a Display Group to complete the ScreenSaver setup process.
1. On the Enplug Dashboard, click “Display Groups” > Display Group name
2. Copy the Content URL
3. If you don't have a Content URL set up, follow these steps to complete the process, then copy the link
Setting up the Enplug ScreenSaver
After you install the Enplug ScreenSaver, a "Desktop & Screen Saver" window will open where you can find the Enplug ScreenSaver.
1. Select the Enplug ScreenSaver
2. Click the "Screen Saver Options..." button
3. Paste the Content URL
4. Select "Ok" to save
To help with enterprise setup, we have created some scripts to install and manage properties for the Enplug ScreenSaver. Download the scripts here: ScreenSaver Scripts
Note: For the scripts to install the screensaver, the screensaver file (.saver from https://www.enplug.com/download) needs to be in the same directory as the scripts.
Below are some examples of the scripts and their functions. Be sure to replace the example URL with your specific Content URL:
installEnplugScreensaver.sh https://player.enplug.com/#/display/abcdef/123456Installs the ScreenSaver. The ScreenSaver will be available through the “Desktop & Screensaver” pane in System Preferences. Requires root password.
installAndDisableScreensaver.sh https://player.enplug.com/#/display/abcdef/123456Installs the Enplug ScreenSaver and removes the “Desktop and Screensaver” pane from System Preferences, thus preventing the change of a ScreenSaver. Requires root password.
installAndLock.sh https://player.enplug.com/#/display/abcdef/123456Installs the Enplug ScreenSaver and locks the URL field inside the configuration window. Requires root password.