Apple has always prided itself on providing users with top notch displays and resolutions on Mac computers. However, it doesn’t end there. You may be unaware of the fact that Apple provides users with eye-opening desktop wallpapers that you can apply on your Mac’s desktop. These wallpapers come bundled with Mac OS X and can easily be accessed through your Desktop system preferences.

Once you see these wallpapers, you won’t think twice about searching online for a new desktop wallpaper, considering how beautiful the default Mac wallpapers are. It will only take a few moments of your time to access these awe-inspiring wallpapers on your Mac. In order to get started and learn how you can find the default desktop wallpapers on your Mac, follow the simple instructions below.

Access Default Wallpapers on Your Mac

The easiest way to gain access to the default wallpapers on your Mac is through the one and only Finder. The process is very easy to carry out, and will only take a few seconds. Once you’re done, you’ll have access to many beautiful wallpapers. In order to get started, and learn how to access the default wallpapers on your Mac through Finder, follow the easy instructions below.

1. Launch Finder.

2. Using the menu bar in the top left of the screen, click on Go.

Go To Folder

3. From the drop-down menu that appears, click on Go To Folder.

4. In the window that pops up, enter the following,

/Library/Desktop Pictures


5. Click on Go or press the enter/return key.

It’s as simple as that. You’re all done. Through the process above, you’ve now navigated to the Desktop Pictures directory on your system. All of your default wallpapers for your Mac are stored here. You’ll notice that there are quite a few options to choose from. Feel free to browse through these desktop pictures, just as you would browse through any other directory on your computer. If you see a picture that you like, which it’s likely that you will, feel free to set it as your default wallpaper. You can change your default wallpaper, anytime you’d like to do so.

Even if there are wallpapers that you don’t like from the default list, which is unlikely, you should avoid deleting any of the wallpapers. If you delete any of the wallpapers, they will be unavailable to all users on your system.