Desktop Quote puts an quote right on your desktop so it's there to inspire you right when you need it. The Quote sits on top of your existing wallpaper so it integrates seamlessly into your current setup.

Features include :

• Display the quote in any macOS font, size or color you choose
• Locate the quote on any part of your screen
• Quote Desktop will rotate between quotes Daily, Hourly or on any other schedule you specify
• The app comes with 50 famous quotes to get you started but you can add your own quote file or just add single quotes to those provided to build your collection
• Quotes are stored in a regular text file to make editing a breeze

What’s New

Version 1.76

• User can adjust the justification of the quote

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

in_the_now ,

This is a great little app

This is a great little app for anyone who likes having quotes on their desktop and OMG it’s FREE. It has a great set of preferences adn being able to add your own quotes is frosting on the cake. Like a few other, I did find that changing the font results in long waits, but once it finally saved I was, and am, a very happy camper with this app. Thank you to the developers!

Desinygirl ,

Extremely slow preferences set up

i really, really, want to like this app. it’s exactly what i’m looking for, particularly because of the fact that i can add my own quotes in. but changing even one preferences, going up or down a font size, for instance, takes minutes. i simply clicked a smaller font size, and it’s been 5 minutes on the pinwheel. and i can’t force quit the app from the dock, because it’s not in the dock, and because of the pinwheel i can’t access anything else from the task bar.

i see that another reviewer has had the same issue with speed. perhaps support can look into this since it’s not just one person?

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your review. We've fixed the freezing issue you mentioned in the latest release. If you run into any other issues please contact us at

kassimlakha ,

Excellent and Just what I have been waiting for. Exc. Support

Love this App. I can add my own inspriational and contemplative thoughts and they show up in a nice corner on my Mac Screen. Thoughtfully created and the owner is very supportive. This app has become an important part of my contemplative, intellectual and sprititual as well as prayer practice. Clean, easy to use and non-gimicky. I would be willing to pay but it is free


Geoff Barrall
1.1 MB

OS X 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor



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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.