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Top 10 Wallpapers for Zune MP3 Players

written by: Aunindita•edited by: Rhonda Callow•updated: 6/1/2011

If you want to make your Zune more personalized, check out this list of the top 10 wallpapers for Zune.

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    One of the awesome features on a Microsoft Zune is the ability to change the wallpaper (background) to almost anything you want; from pictures you took yourself to wallpapers for Zune downloaded from the Internet. You can get specific themes for Zune (screensaver, wallpaper, etc.) or you can mix and match. Here is a look at the top 10 wallpapers for Zune MP3 players and the websites where you can download them.

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    1. Assassin’s Creed

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    Assassin’s Creed" is from the concept artwork for the popular video game “Assassin’s Creed" which was released in November of 2007.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    This wallpaper can be downloaded for absolutely free by visiting wallpapersforzune.net. No Zune deals on pricing needed here!

    Downloading: 3/5

    This wallpaper is very easy to download. The navigation on the website leaves something to be desired, however. At first glance, the categories don’t make sense for some of the pictures.

    Aesthetics: 4/5

    The clear lines and strong colors will allow this picture to show up clearly on your Zune, but it won’t stand out so much that it will overpower the text on the screen.

    Image Credit: giochi-cellulare.org

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    2. Water Explosion

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    The wallpaper is a very attractive with water exploding.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    This wallpaper is free.

    Downloading: 3/5

    All you have to do is click on the image so it opens in a window. Then right click on the image and save it to your computer. As stated with “Assassin’s Creed," the site navigation isn’t very good.

    Aesthetics: 3/5

    It’s a neat picture, but it is kind of hard to tell what it is at first if you don’t know the title. For more of the top wallpapers for Zune from wallpapersforzune.net, visit their website.

    Image Credit: wallpapersforzune.net

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    3. Zune Originals / Artist Series

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    This series of wallpapers for Zune can be used as a screen background after setting up your Zune. Or you can also have the wallpaper engraved on your Microsoft Zune. For more about Zune engraving and Zune prices, visit their website zune.net/en-us/.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    It’s free! One of the best Zune deals you will find on the Internet.

    Downloading: 5/5

    Simply right click on the image and then save.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    There are a lot of different images to choose from, so there is something for just about everyone. Each one is well-designed and will show up well on the screen of a Zune.

    Image Credit: seattlepi.com

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    4. Wallpapers Made by ABI Members

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    Anythingbutipod.com (ABI) held a contest in 2009 for the best Zune HD wallpaper, and the members came up with some really nice artwork. They also have a forum where members regularly post new Zune wallpapers and Zune software.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    Free.

    Downloading: 5/5

    ABI made it really easy to download the best of the wallpapers for Zune by putting them into a downloadable pack that you can just send right to your Zune.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    Image Credit: anythingbutipod.com

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    5. Wallpapers from Zuneclan.com

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    Zuneclan.com hosts a large number of themes and wallpapers for Zune. As with most of the websites, the images are already sized to fit your Zune’s screen.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    Yup, you guessed it. They are free.

    Downloading: 2/5

    The wallpapers can be downloaded quickly with one click, but it takes a while to find one you like because you have to navigate through the images one by one.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    Again, you get access to a large variety of images that look good on a Zune screen.

    Image Credit: zuneclan.com

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    6. Wallpapers from Wondershare

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    This is another collection of some of the best wallpapers for Zune.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    Free.

    Downloading: 5/5

    Downloading is simple and a small version of each of the images is shown on one page so you can compare them better.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    Another nice-looking set of wallpapers.

    Image Credit: Res.dvd-ripper-copy.com

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    7. Zune-wallpapers.com

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    Zune-wallpapers.com has thousands of wallpapers for Zune MP3 players. You can find just about anything on there. A warning for parents; Zune-wallpapers.com hosts a large number of adult wallpapers.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    All of the wallpapers are free and there are a very large number of them.

    Downloading: 4/5

    The wallpapers are already the right size for your Zune. All you have to do is save the ones you want to your computer. The website is cluttered up with a lot of links that claim they are about Zune and Zune prices, so pay attention to what you click on.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    Image Credit: mixx.com

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    8. Christmas Wallpaper

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    If you are looking for wallpaper, or applications, for the holiday season, try one of the wallpapers from freechristmasscreensavers.com/.

    Price to Value: 4/5

    The wallpapers are free, but there are only a few to choose from.

    Downloading: 4/5

    There are instructions on the bottom on how to download the wallpaper and how to change the background of your Zune, but like the previous site it has a lot of ads and links.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    Image Credit: freechristmasscreensavers.com

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    9. Game Wallpapers by DaDillsta

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    DaDillsta, a member of Sarcastic Gamers makes some of the best games and game wallpapers on Internet. The screenshots are interesting and ready to be put right on your Zune.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    Free.

    Downloading: 5/5

    Simple to download and the images are side-by-side on two pages so you can compare them easily.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    Interesting wallpapers that give you an idea what the game is about.

    Image Credit: photobucket.com

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    10. Make Your Own

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    Sometimes the best wallpaper that you can have is one that you made for yourself. There are several ways to do that. One of the easiest ways is to download Wallpaperio Zune HD Maker and follow the instructions.

    Price to Value: 5/5

    Wallpaperio is freeware. All this requires is a bit of your time and artwork or pictures that you want to turn into wallpaper.

    Downloading: 5/5

    The software doesn’t take up much room and it downloads quickly over a cable modem connection.

    Aesthetics: 5/5

    The wallpaper is custom-made, so it’s hard for it not to suit your needs and to be visually pleasing.

    Don’t forget to share your favorite wallpapers for Zune!

    Image Credit: zunerama.com