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Great Sources for Christmas Computer Wallpaper

written by: •edited by: Bill Fulks•updated: 12/4/2013

It's Christmas - so what better time to decorate your desktop with some wonderfully seasonal images of Santa, snow and much more!

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    Jazz Up Your Desktop!

    Christmas is coming – so what better time than now to jazz up your desktop with the best selection of Christmas computer wallpapers?

    After all, if you’re decorating your office for Christmas, there’s no real reason to leave out your PC, is there? Moreover, adding a seasonal desktop background is going to look better than having tinsel taped to your monitor.

    Whether you’re looking for Christmas trees, Santa Claus himself, some reindeer or something more serene like angels, the nativity scene or even a traditional, bleak, midwinter landscape for your desktop, there are many places online where you can find and download suitable images for your Christmas desktop!

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    Top Websites for Christmas Wallpaper for Computer Desktops

    Let’s take a look at our suggested sources for Christmas wallpaper!

    30 Great Christmas Wallpapers

    Christmas Wallpaper for Computer Desktops A great and varied collection of Christmas wallpapers is available from covering popular themes such as The Simpsons, Star Wars and Winnie the Pooh as well as the more common graphics like Santa and traditional Christian images.

    Available in 800x600, 1024x768 and 1280x960 resolutions, these images are just part of a much larger collection of wallpapers for many occasions and purposes.

    Traditional Christmas Images

    If what you are looking for is a collection of traditional Christmas images, you’ll find a modest but high quality choice at

    This is a largely a Santa-flavored collection, featuring images that evoke all of the fairytale, traditional images of a snowbound American and European Christmas in remote villages and cottages with lots of visual references to the magic of Christmas.

    These images are available in 800x600 and 1024x768 resolution, as well as smaller images suitable for older mobile devices.

    Desktop Christmas Cards

    If you’re looking for something that wouldn’t look out of place on a Christmas card, has quite a selection of seasonal images available to download for 1024x768, 800x600 and 640x480 resolutions – although to be honest you could easily make your own cards out of a few of them!

    There are over 24 Christmas wallpaper images available, and look out for their “Seasons Greetings” wallpapers as well for a less religious Christmas flavor.

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    Beautiful Christmas Wallpaper Online

    There are even a few more elegant and beautiful Christmas wallpapers and backgrounds available online...

    Classy Christmas Choices

    Beautiful Christmas wallpaper online Available from, meanwhile, are a variety of well-designed and slickly produced Christmas images suitable for use as desktop backgrounds.

    There are over 300 available and each is rated by people that have previously viewed them. have a variety of cartoony and photographed Christmas images in their collection, including several original pieces, and as with some of the other sites, their Christmas images are just a small part of their available content.

    Specialist Christmas Wallpaper

    Finally, features a range of Christmas themed wallpaper – and nothing else! They’ve been providing Christmas wallpaper online for years, to the point where they’ve got quite a few great desktop backgrounds to offer.

    As such, this site is arranged simply to allow you to choose a Christmas category and then browse the wallpaper within. With a range of resolutions available, all you need to do is select your favorite, open it, and right-click to set it as your desktop background!

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    Other Places to Find Christmas Computer Wallpaper

    If none of the above selections has the image for you, there are other places you can check to find Christmas images.

    If you’re running Microsoft Word, you should be able to access clip art both on your PC and online. Among this vast library of images you will find a variety of Christmas-related images which can be added to a Word document or downloaded and opened in Microsoft Office Picture Manager, saved as JPG or BMP format images, and then set as a desktop background.

    Similarly, you could create your own desktop background from a Christmas-themed digital photo that someone has emailed to you, or scan an image and save it to your PC – simply select the image in its folder, right-click and choose Set as desktop background.