Free Trippy Wallpaper (Psychedelic Desktop & Mobile Backgrounds)

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Changing your wallpaper every now and then can help to make your mobile or desktop background more interesting. Here is a collection of images you can use as trippy wallpaper to get a psychedelic look.

On this page, you’ll find horizontal images to use as desktop backgrounds, and vertical images to use as mobile backgrounds. When you see something you like, click on the image to visit the source. Then, download a high-resolution version for free and set it as your background.

Trippy Wallpaper & Desktop Backgrounds

Let’s start with horizontal images to use for desktop backgrounds.

Psychedelic Background

This colorful image features swirls of many shades.

Psychedelic Background

Time Lapse

Here is an experimental photo that was created with a slow shutter speed. The result is an abstract image with bright light trails.

Time Lapse

Saturated Neon Background

Blurred bokeh backgrounds are common, but this image stands out by using bright neon colors.

Saturated Neon Background

Colorful Abstract Painting

This close-up of multi-colored paint works well as a psychedelic trippy wallpaper.

Colorful Abstract Painting

Trippy Spinning Shot

The spinning motion in this photo makes it an interesting desktop background.

Trippy Spinning Shot

Purple, Green, and Blue Abstract Painting

Here is an abstract painting that uses several colors of paint on a dark background. There are also some specks and splatters of color.

Purple, Green, and Blue Abstract Painting

Green and Blue Abstract Painting

Green and blue paint were used to create this psychedelic background of wavy lines.

Green and Blue Abstract Painting

Blue, Yellow, and Red Abstract Painting

The bright colors in this image provide stark contrast to the darker blue. The swirling of colors creates an interesting psychedelic look.

Blue Red and Yellow Abstract Painting

Wavy Lines Optical Illusion

This trippy wallpaper features wavy black and white lines that create an optical illusion for viewers.

Wavy Lines Optical Illustion

Blurred Sign

This photo was captured by using a slow shutter speed while driving. A yellow roadside sign is blurred, as is the background of trees.

Blurred Sign

Slow Shutter Speed

Here’s another abstract photo created by using a long shutter speed or long exposure. Bright colors resemble the look of fire on a black background.

Slow Shutter Speed

Optical Illusion Pattern

This psychedelic wallpaper was created by using a distorted pattern to create an optical illusion.

Optical Illusion Pattern

Psychedelic Swirled Paint

Similar to the first image in our showcase, this psychedelic wallpaper was created by swirling multiple colors together.

Psychedelic Swirled Paint

Escalators

An escalator and it’s reflections create this trippy wallpaper. It’s hard to tell where to tell where the object ends and the reflection begins.

Escalator

Colorful Vibrant Star

Your eyes will bug out if you look at this vibrant star for too long.

Colorful Vibrant Star

Orbs and Light Trails

The bright light trails inside the orbs on a black background create the intrigue in this photo.

Orbs and Light Trails

Purple, Green, and Yellow Abstract Painting

Here’s another psychedelic wallpaper created with multiple colors of paint, swirled together.

Purple Green and Yellow Abstract Painting

Multicolored Abstract Painting

Many different shades of color are represented in this abstract image of a painting.

Multicolored Abstract Painting

Abstract Photo

This abstract image features many sparks of bright light on a dark background.

Abstract Photo

Liquid Background

Dripping liquid was used to create this abstract image that works well as a desktop background.

Liquid Background

Trippy Mobile Wallpaper

Now, let’s look at vertical images that work well as psychedelic or trippy mobile wallpaper for your smartphone. Whether you’re an iPhone or Android user, using these images as your background will add some intrigue.

Spirals

Black and white spirals are an excellent option if you’re looking for psychedelic wallpaper.

Spirals

Multi-Colored Painting

Above, we saw many desktop backgrounds created with multiple colors of swirled paint. Here, we have a similar vertical image that works well as mobile wallpaper.

Multi-Colored Painting

Colorful Psychedelic Pattern

The light pastel colors of this trippy pattern make it different from anything we’ve seen so far.

Colorful Psychedelic Pattern

Swirled Light

If you like the swirled or spiraled look but you prefer color to black and white, here’s a colorful psychedelic background.

Swirled Light

Black and White Abstract

This black abstract wallpaper works well as mobile background.

Black and White Abstract

Green, Orange, and Blue Abstract Painting

The bright, bold colors of this swirled abstract background make it an interesting psychedelic mobile wallpaper.

Green orange and Blue Abstract Painting

Vibrant Colors

Here’s another option for an abstract background created with colorful paint swirls.

Vibrant Colors

Long Exposure

Can you tell how this long exposure photo was created? It features a person juggling with light. The slow shuter speed results in bright arches of light.

Long Exposure

Blurred Flowers

The blurred appearance of these flowers, photographed from eye level, give this image a psychedelic, trippy appearnace.

Blurred Flowers

Psychedelic Wallpaper

This digital artwork features curvy lines or strips in multiple colors.

Psychedelic Wallpaper

Multicolor Abstract Painting

Multiple colors of paint have been swirled together to create this abstract background image.

Multicolor Abstract Painting

Colored Lights

This interesting image was created by photographing light trails reflected through an ice cube.

Colored Light

Abstract Photo

Black and white lines create this abstract with a white ball or mound at the center.

Abstract Photo

Trippy Wallpaper: Final Thoughts

The photos and images showcased here can serve as psychedelic or trippy wallpaper. Whether you’re looking for desktop or mobile backgrounds, there are plenty of options here. Pick one that appeals to you and set it as your background.

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