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March 22, 2004

Flag Screensavers 3

Australia Flag Screensaver - US
Palestinian Flag Screensaver
Venezuela Flag Screensaver
Italy Flag Screensaver
and a flag to support their rich and delicious oil...
Iraq Flag Screensaver

British, South Africa, Dutch, Argentina, Malaysia, Russia, Puerto Rican, Slovakian, Finland and Cuba will be in next update.

One thing I'm curious about is why is there a flag of British in Australia flag? Is Australia owned by British?



Ok, I'll answer you Australia question. Australia was used as a penal colony by the British during the imperial days.
Australia used England's flag.

Posted by: Josha Chapman-Dodson at March 22, 2004 08:04 PM

The colors stem from the British Navy- the USA, Canada, New Zealand and Bermuda also get their colors from them- see this post...


Posted by: Hasan at March 22, 2004 10:09 PM

Wow.. so many flags! Careful not to overdo that bandwidth again... we love your website and we don't want it offline again ;D

Posted by: Pixel Sage at March 22, 2004 10:47 PM

Wow! Impressed at the number of flags you have done! Any chance of a Norwegian flag before you stop making flags? The design should be ridiculously easy compared to some other flags.

Posted by: Erik Call at March 23, 2004 01:02 AM

Awesome! Thanks a lot for the Palestinian flag. Great work :)

Posted by: 3nzo at March 23, 2004 03:31 AM

Yeah Australia is still under the commonwealth which means we still have a queen. But she has nothing to do with the country what so ever. The british part in our flag is the Union Jack. More britmania from 200 years ago.

Posted by: Chris McElligott at March 23, 2004 03:40 AM

Oh, please could you also make a belgian flag ( black, yellow and red ) ? I would really like that ...

Posted by: Joerie Mortelmans at March 23, 2004 03:54 AM

Can you make on of Portugal? It can be quite a challenge ... :-))

Posted by: Bruno at March 23, 2004 10:30 AM

Hi... such a great work... please, would you make a venezuelan flag withoutthe stars and symbols, because im Ecuadorian and the flag has the same colors but different symbol... i do not ask for the symbol because it would be to much, and also it could be used as a colombian one... thanks

Posted by: Mario Estrada at March 23, 2004 12:52 PM

"South Africia" is next?


Posted by: gorickey at March 23, 2004 01:22 PM

I would really, really, really like a swedish flag! :D

Posted by: Leijon at March 23, 2004 05:13 PM

Looking forward to Finland, but what about Japan?

Posted by: Josha Chapman-Dodson at March 23, 2004 07:43 PM

Adam, there seems to be a bug where System Prefs just gets confused over all of these, perhaps a plist wasn't edited fully? Anyway, try releasing these as one package :)

Posted by: Phillip Ryu at March 23, 2004 10:42 PM

hello, if you are doing a spanish flag version , please let me know. i would love to have it on my machine. thanks a lot

Posted by: guido at March 24, 2004 05:16 AM

I bet you can't do a Welsh flag! ;)

Yes, that is a request and a dare at the same time.

p.s. are there Mac only? or will they work on PC's too?

Posted by: Phil Baines at March 24, 2004 07:12 AM

Beautiful work. How about a pirate flag ? That would be cool. And throw in a Danish flag as well, now your at it ;-)

Posted by: Lloyd™ at March 24, 2004 08:02 AM

The Union Jack is in Australian flag because their original national flasg was the Union Jack. This stems from when Captain Cook first discovered Australia and some of the first colonies to settle there were British. Then in 1900, the Australia government held a competition to design a national flag of their own, with the rule by the judges that it had to contain the British ensign....which Queen Elizabeth endorsed. So they still have links with the British Monarchy.

Excellent work by the way.....any plans for the Union Jack screensaver?

Posted by: Andy at March 25, 2004 06:05 AM

Thanks a lot!!!!

Great work!!!

Posted by: Brian G Laughlin at March 27, 2004 08:52 AM

What about a german flag? Third biggest economy in the world, more than 80 million citizens...

And I would be even more pleased to find the flag of the European Union here. It looks good...

Thanks for listening.

Posted by: BlackBeast at March 29, 2004 07:29 AM

You will find a union jack on many countries of the commonwealth's flags. It basically just represents heritage.

Posted by: anonomyous at March 29, 2004 12:02 PM

All these flags really look great. Do you think you could share some of your secrets on how to create these flags? I am interested in making one for my organization (we have an emblem that could benefit from this).


Posted by: Dan Semaya at April 2, 2004 03:51 AM

The Union Jack appears in other people's flags because we used to rule 'everything'. Now we're just a bit crap ;)

Anyway, chance of the cross of St George? Its the English flag :)

its pretty straightforward: http://www.euroflag.com/images/products/englandcarsmall.gif

Posted by: jac at April 5, 2004 08:41 AM

Great work Adam. The flags of Denmark and Latvia are my requests

Posted by: Chad at April 8, 2004 07:33 AM

Awesome work! Any chance for a german flag? (It is quite easy only black, red, gold, thats it) See:


Posted by: René at April 8, 2004 03:02 PM

When will be the next Flag up-date???

Posted by: Low at April 22, 2004 11:47 AM

an icelandic flag would be nice..
love your site.

Posted by: DcBob at May 3, 2004 04:52 PM

These things have already been said, but:

When is the next batch due? I check your site every day for them!

Are you going to do a European Union flag? Obviously that would please a lot of people. It would be especially popular at the moment because of the new countries that have just joined!

I too have trouble when more than one of these is installed. One of them takes over the others for some reason. It seems to be okay after a restart, but at the moment all four of my installed flags are "Old Italy".

Thanks Adam!

Posted by: Ozzpot at May 8, 2004 11:36 AM

These look really cool! Great job. I know you must get heaps of requests but could you do a New Zealand one? Its the same as the Australian Flag except the stars have red borders and there's only 4 of them.

Posted by: Anonymous at May 14, 2004 08:01 PM

When are you going to have the British flag?

Posted by: The Guv at May 28, 2004 07:19 PM

british and spanish please. nice work.

Posted by: jake at June 1, 2004 07:03 AM

Great flags! I have some ideas for flags:

New Zealand
Japan (should be REALLY easy to do this one)
and Brasil

Posted by: Hawk at June 7, 2004 01:27 AM

Australia was used by the british for prissinors so australia was kind of prisson for the british

Posted by: Kalli at June 11, 2004 01:40 PM

We have the Union Jack (British flag) on the top lefthand side of our flag (Australian flag) for the same reason Hawaii (an American state) has the British flag on the same top lefthand side of its flag!!!

Posted by: Ed Kaminsky at June 24, 2004 11:41 PM

When flag update???
We waiting so long now.

Posted by: Low at July 12, 2004 03:29 PM

could you make a flag for the czech republic?

Posted by: chris struhar at September 8, 2004 12:49 AM

Such a great you made!! : )
But there's no asia. Would you please make such as KOREA! = ) I'm so expecting that! Thanks a lot!!

Posted by: Sean Kim at October 20, 2004 02:43 AM

Could you kindly do a flag of Singapore too please? Thanks

Posted by: ferris at November 21, 2004 05:38 AM
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