It’s officially winter, which means it’s time to start decorating! If you’re looking for some free desktop wallpaper and background downloads, we’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite winter wallpapers and desktop backgrounds, so feel free to check them out and download your favorites.
From snowy landscapes to close-ups of ice crystals, there’s something for everyone in our gallery. So why not take a few minutes to download a new background and get into the holiday spirit? Happy decorating!
You may also want to check out our collection of Christmas wallpaper.
This post showcases 50 winter wallpaper and desktop backgrounds for any desktop resolution. If you see something you like, just click the image and you’ll be led to the source where you can download the wallpaper completely free.
Free Winter Wallpapers and Backgrounds
A beautiful close-up shot of a snowflake with a blurred background. There’s plenty of space for your desktop icons.
One of our favortie wallpapers, this beautiful landscape photo with a minimalist style, featuring a single bare tree and snow-covered ground.
White fox sitting in a snowy field looking towards the camera.
Abstract shot of cracked ice on a fountain.
Tree trunks rising out of the snow-covered ground within a beautiful forest.
Drone shot looking straight down at a group of evergreen trees and snow-covered ground.
Mountaintop view looking down on thick clouds and a rising sun.
Snowy forest scene with many trees and a walking path.
Reflecting mountain lake surrounded by snowy peaks.
Shot from above of a coastal scene with snow-covered ground.
Snowy, rugged mountain peaks surrounded by fog.
Trees with brown autumn leaves covered by a recent snow.
An urban scene during a blizzard.
Low-angled shot of sand dunes with bare trees and a colorful sky in the background.
Black & white shot of snow-covered mountain peaks.
Drone shot looking straight down on a thick forest with hundreds of snow-covered trees.
A green plant covered with jagged ice crystals.
Snow-covered trees on both sides of a straight, narrow road.
Bare leafless trees and snow-covered ground with a pink sky in the background.
Macro shot of a leaf covered in ice crystals with a bold blue background behind it.
Stunning northern lights in the sky, disappearing behind a snow-capped mountain.
A collection of brown fallen leaves all covered with ice crystals.
Close-up shot of evergreen tree branches with a light coating of snow.
Stunning landscape scene of a snow-covered canyon taken from a high vantage point.
Winter lake with low-lying fog.
Iconic German castle photographed from a distance in winter.
Snow-covered park in Moscow, Russia.
Remote Norwegian landscape featuring trees and snow-covered ground, photographed from a high angle.
Leopard in a forest during a snowstorm.
Close-up shot of a reflecting crystal sitting on two branches.
Close-up shot of red winter berries under a coating of ice.
Small stone house in the mountains with snow-covered ground photographed at sunset.
Snow-covered trees in a thick fog.
Winter scene with a straight road leading through a dense forest.
Grayscale foggy mountaintop makes a beautiful modern desktop background.
The moon shines over warm homes glowing in snow-covered hills.
Crisp, cold reflection of a sky and winter landscape on a still lake.
Small barn surrounded by a few trees and snow-covered ground.
Cool hues on dried winter plants.
Muted, airy photograph is a nice calming, quiet background that won’t make your desktop feel too bright or busy.
Minimal photography with deep greens and lots of negative space.
A splash of color amid a snowy white background.
A very good boy spots something in the woods on a winter walk in this well composed and textured photo.
Incredible capture of the Northern Lights from the view of a dog sled.
Friendly looking horses with great bangs face the photographer for this charming, fluffy winter capture.
Aerial view of a vast landscape covered in snow meeting the horizon far in the distance.
This long exposure photograph unveils this peaceful winter night under crystal clear star light.
Download Winter Wallpapers
These wallpapers are among the best ways to enjoy the season. We hope you enjoy these winter backgrounds and free winter wallpapers that are perfect for decorating your desktop in a fun way.
Downloading any of these backgrounds is easy. When you find one that you like, click on the image and you’ll be led to the source. From there, you can download a high resolution version and set it was your wallpaper.
If you’re interested in other seasonal wallpapers, please see our other collections: