Background patterns are very popular among website and graphic designers that tend to use patterns more and more in their design works. Wheather we are talking about a background pattern on a website, a mobile phone, or a desktop one thing is sure that the pattern is a significant visual element that can improve your user experience if it is chosen wisely. There are thousand of patterns available on the internet but the hardest thing to do is to choose the right one. The trend is to use subtile background patterns like dotted patterns, line patterns, grid patterns of course on very light or very dark colors.
So if you are looking for the perfect pattern for your backgrounds you can always download and use a Photoshop pattern created by other people, or you can create it yourself from scratch using the same tool.
But there is also a third choice, you can try one of the many pattern generator tools available for free online. You can build a background pattern yourself with minimal effort and you can customize it as you wish in terms of color, size, shape. Amomg the most popular background generators are the striped patterns and the dotted patterns but you will find other more interesting patterns and there is even a generator that alows you to create the pattern yoursels using pixel drawing.
If you are looking for a PAT file you can check out one of my previous set of free patterns, the geometric patterns, that I hope you will ewnjoy.