Where can I get wallpaper images?

Updated: 03/10/2024 by Computer Hope
Windows wallpaper portraying the sky.

There are many websites on the Internet that allow users to freely download pictures for use as their wallpaper or background image. Below are some of our favorite sites.

Desktop Nexus

Desktop Nexus official site
By far, one of the best and easiest to use web pages to get a desktop wallpaper.

Windows desktop backgrounds (wallpapers)

Microsoft desktop backgrounds
Another fantastic location for hundreds of vivid and unique Windows wallpapers maintained by Microsoft.


Another fantastic website with millions of great and unique photographs and artwork to use as your wallpaper.


An amazing project that is taking nature and topological themed wallpapers from selected designers since 2005 and displaying the best each year.


A great source of high quality, high-definition wallpapers for your computer. Many of the images are also available under creative commons or public domain licenses.

Google image search

Searching for images in Google's image search finds a lot of good images to use as your wallpaper.


Unless you are having difficulty finding a specific image, we suggest clicking "Advanced image search" and specifying your monitor's resolution.