Backgrounds Wallpaper HD is a free wallpaper app for Windows 8 that allows you to browse through tons of high-resolution backgrounds and apply them as wallpaper, account picture, or lock screen background in Windows 8. Backgrounds Wallpaper HD for Windows 8 has about 30 categories to choose from, this makes it easy to find what exactly you want. Also the app shows the wallpaper of the day and if you are feeling lucky use the random wallpaper section. Use this free app to get HD wallpapers for Windows 8.
The app has a really simple tile based interface as seen below. Backgrounds Wallpaper HD for Windows 8 allows you to create slideshows, ability to cache thumbnails, maintain scroll position, favorite wallpapers, schedule lockscreen tasks, ability to get random wallpapers, personalize the app itself, add your own wallpapers, and the ability to search.
You get Backgrounds Wallpaper HD for Windows 8 from the link posted at the end of the article. After downloading and installing the app run it like any other windows 8 app from the start screen and you will have the interface as shown above in front you.
The main interface of the app is horizontally scrollable just like any other Windows 8 app. Here you have a set of options grouped together called main actions. You are shown the popular, new wallpapers, wallpaper of the day, and then categories. The different categories are shown as tile as seen below. Here you will be shown an image on the tile that is related to the category and clicking on it will show you all the wallpapers related to that category.
After you have selected an image and you have it opened as seen below, you will be presented with an option menu on the wallpaper; this menu allows you to get the wallpaper as lock screen, set as account picture, save the picture, add the image to favorites etc. To set the image that you opened up in app as wallpaper, you will have to save the image and then set it as wallpaper by opening the image in the file explorer. The app cannot be used to set the wallpaper because this option and permission is not provided to the apps in Windows 8.
This wallpaper app for Windows 8 is located on the ‘Entertainment’ section of the Windows Store. To get Backgrounds Wallpaper HD for Windows 8 just click on this link. This link will re-direct your browser to Windows Store from where you can grab a copy of this app for free. Also try out Bing wallpapers for Windows 8 which is another handy app that allows you to get wallpapers for free Windows 8.