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A feature-packed software utility that can be used to capture snapshots or to record the activity on your desktop, then apply effects.
Snagit is a tool that you can use to easily take a snapshot of your screen, edit it, and then send it to a specified application or website.
It is designed for users with any experience level, as you can clearly notice when initiating the software. Two video clips are available in the Snagit Message Center, for both novices and power uses, to learn how to get acquainted with this software utility.
The Snagit interface (which is user-friendly and attractive) is mainly divided into five parts - menu bar, quick launch, related tasks, profiles, and profile settings.
By using this program you make it possible to choose one of the basic capture shortcuts called Profiles - all-in-one, full screen, copy to Clipboard (with or without preview), web page as PDF with links, free hand, or menu with time delay.
Below the aforementioned section you can change the profile settings for a capture - mode and input, output, and effects. Once you have configured this, press the “Print Screen” key or click the red button. A selection tool that crosses the screen appears, so you can easily choose the part of the screen you want to capture, by using the click-and-drag method.
In the Snagit Editor you can apply touchups to your captures, organize and share them with your friends. In addition to that, it is possible to batch convert images, assign flags (e.g. important, idea, personal), use the library to organize captures, use canvas, add callouts, arrows and stamps, and more.
You can easily get lost in this software. Its user guide and video tutorials are wonderfully built. On the downside, the Editor takes a while to apply effects.
All in all, Snagit definitely deserves to be taken into consideration, whether you already know how to use this type of program or not, seeing it does not put a strain on the computer’s performance. Moreover, we did not encounter any errors or crashes in our tests.
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Take snapshots of the entire screen or certain parts of it, take pictures with your webcam and record the desktop with this unobtrusive tool.
Monosnap is a software application that provides a simple means of capturing or recording the screen, taking pictures with your connected web camera, as well as edit pictures.
The installation process runs smooth and it does not bring any kind of surprises. Once you are done with it, you are greeted by a minimal and non-obtrusive interface. It goes in the system tray from the first launch, and it also creates a small pop-up window on the desktop. It can be used by anybody without encountering any kind of issues, including beginners or highly experienced people.
This software utility enables you to capture the entire screen or a custom area of it, and open the resulted image in a built-in photo editor. The latter enables you to resize and crop images, insert arrows, rectangles, lines and ellipses, use a pen, a highlighter or blur tool, and add text. When you finish enhancing the image, you can copy it to the Clipboard or save it to the HDD as a PNG or JPG file.
It is also possible to record a custom part of the screen, add a feed from the webcam, use a pen or insert arrows, rectangles, lines and ellipses, so as to enhance what you are trying to say. Once you finish recording, you can preview the video, share it on YouTube or save it as an MP4.
Pictures can also be taken with the help of your web camera and this software program, and export them to a PNG of JPG file. From the settings panel you can change all the available keyboard shortcuts, show a magnifier and hints and launch it at Windows startup.
To conclude, Monosnap is a useful and well-rounded piece of software when it comes to taking snapshots of the screen, recording it and taking pictures with your webcam. The interface is friendly to all types of users, the response time is good, the CPU and memory usage is minimal and thus, the computer’s performance is not going to be hindered.
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Capture the entire desktop, a custom rectangle or active window by using this straightforward and user-friendly software solution.
ScreenHunter Free is a software solution which enables you to take screenshots in several methods, with a minimal amount of effort.
You are required to go through an installation process, yet you should know that it is not going to come with any third-party offers and it does not take longer than a few moments.
The user interface is well-organized and easy to navigate through. As it encloses four tabs, a few buttons and a pane in which to display selected options. It becomes quite clear that all types of users can easily find their way around it, without encountering any difficulties.
With the help of ScreenHunter Free, you can capture a rectangular area, active window or full screen, as well as include a mouse pointer and set delay (in seconds).
You can save the resulted image in a BMP, JPG or GIF format, as well as select a solid color (closest match, median cut, neural) or dithered one (error diffusion, Floyd-Steinber, uniform).
Furthermore, it is possible to enable transparency (and set a color), send the capture to Clipboard, open Windows Explorer and set an output destination.
You can add ScreenHunter Free to the Windows startup menu, disable screen tips and settings on button faces, minimize it to the system tray, hide the icon in the system tray when capturing, as well as play a sound and view the saved files after capturing.
The program uses a low-to-moderate amount of system resources and includes an extensive Help file with images. It captures a snapshot without displaying any errors, or freezing.
Overall, ScreenHunter Free is a very good tool for taking snapshots and we strongly recommend it to all users.If you are interested in skipping the setup process, you should know that a portable edition is also available, called Portable ScreenHunter Free.
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Quickly capture certain areas of your screen and share them via imgur picture sharing service with the help of this streamlined and lightweight app.
Image DeCap is an efficient and simplistic piece of software designed from the ground up to make it possible for you to capture portions of your screen and share them with the least amount of effort.
The first thing you should know is the fact that this app actually aims to be a modern replacement for the popular, but now outdated, Hyperdesktop. Just like in the case of the last mentioned app, Image DeCap uses the Imgur photo sharing service to upload and share your screenshots.
In the same respect, it also comes with a minimalist user-interface and a compact main window. If you are familiar with Hyperdesktop, you might notice right off the bat that the app comes with an additional feature, namely it makes it possible for you to upload your clipboard text directly to pastebin (a web app for storing plain text).
Arriving at what matters, Image DeCap offers you the possibility to either capture the region of any active window, the whole area of your desktop / screen or custom regions. Despite its evident simplicity, a lot more thought has gone into making Image DeCap than you might originally think.
For example, you can capture custom regions of your screen with a single mouse click on its main window or you can take advantage of the designated keyboard shortcut (CTRL + SHIFT + 4). A nice touch is the fact this feature comes with a small preview window that magnifies the area around your mouse pointer, making it very easy for you to accurately capture screen regions.
Regardless of the chosen screen capturing method, the app automatically displays the screenshot and provides you with a set of basic editing tools. In a few words, you can easily add text or manually draw using a brush tool. What is more, you can choose from a small set of colors for both your brush or the text, as well as increase or decrease their footprint.
Finally, your screenshot is automatically uploaded to Imgur and a link to its location is placed in your computer's clipboard. The whole process is accompanied by small pop-up messages in the system tray.
Clearly, Image DeCap nowhere near the best screen capturing or sharing app out there. But, thanks its overall simplicity and straightforward workflow, it surely is one of the fastest and most lightweight and simplest apps of this type.
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Use your mouse to select the area you want to take a picture of and quickly share it with your friends on various social networks.
Capturing your screen can come in handy for testing purposes and can even be the winning argument in a dispute. An abundance of applications are available on the Internet that give you this ability, amongst which is Gyazo.
A simple screenshot can be taken using the “Print Screen” button on your keyboard however, it can take a little time until you get the end result, and accidentally pressing it again will replace the one you actually needed. You can leave those worries behind, because Gayzo will assure you that nothing will be lost.
The application lets you get a hold of the desired picture as fast as possible. To do so, not even a main window is available, you simply run the application, drag your mouse around the details you want to include in your image, and it automatically uploads the result to a dedicated server, all of which are stored in your account.
Although it lets you quickly grab anything of interest, there are a few limitations. If further post processing needs to be done you will have to forget about it, the pictures are not saved to your computer and you need to download them in order to apply any modifications. Furthermore, the application automatically closes after a capture. It would have been useful to use a combination of hotkeys to activate the utility whenever you needed it, rather than running it again every time.
Once your image gets uploaded to the dedicated server, a web browser is brought up giving you the ability to share your result on various social network sites. This helps a little, seeing how you are not given the option to directly save the screenshot on your computer.
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Gyazo does its job well, but is not a pro. It tries to put speed above anything else however, having to run the application each time you need to take a screenshot might make you change your mind. Its main advantages are the easy capturing method and the ability to quickly share everything.
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Efficiently record and share your on-screen activity with the help of streamlined and versatile tool that allows you to capture screenshots, record your webcam feed and even in-game action.
As we are sure you already know, most OSes do not bundle default applications for screen capturing. Therefore, if you want to record your on-screen activity, you have no choice but to turn to specialized, third-party apps.
Created by the development team behind the famous GOM Player, GOM Cam is a versatile, novice-accessible and feature-packed utility that allows you to capture screenshots in a wide variety of ways and record your screen activity, webcam feed or in-game action, as well as share them to Facebook, YouTube and Google Drive.
Subsequent to a typical installation process and upon first launching the utility, you are met by a compact main window and a black-themed, modern-looking user interface.
Basically, the main window is the place where all your recordings or screenshots will be displayed. From the left-sided toolbar, you can effortlessly access the app's three main and self-explanatory recording modes, namely Screen, Webcam, Image, Game and Lecture. As indicated by their names, their role is to hep you capture video footage from a single webcam or multiple ones and, of course, record epic gaming sessions.
This said, the firstly mentioned recording mode is the one you will certainly be most interested in. Upon selection, you are provided with an intuitive selection tool that allows you to crop or select portions of your screen in which the recordings will take place. Depending on your project, you can take simple screenshots, use the Draw function to highlight various elements or add special effects (art, text or other images).
Your selection will then be wrapped around a thin-framed window on top of which you will notice a minimalist toolbar. This is probably the best time to point out just how usable and user-orientated this app really is.
To prove this point, you can move the previously mentioned recording window by grabbing the top toolbar until it perfectly suits your needs and, even better, you can resize it at will, in case you didn't get the dimensions right from the start. Take note that you can edit the videos or GIFs s you take right away by adding background music, for instance.
Once the target area has been defined, you can start video-recording your activity, instantly capture screenshots, annotate your recordings with the help of some intuitive drawing tools and even schedule recordings.
The toolbar provides you with quick access to yet another useful feature that allows you to add certain effects to your recordings. For example, you can add your webcam feed within your actual recording, as well as add custom text and image watermarks. Regardless of whether you make a recording or a snapshot, you can set tags so that you find them faster later on.
To conclude, GOM Cam is a comprehensive and very versatile piece of software for capturing your screen activity. With a user-friendly and modern-looking interface, a set of efficient and very intuitive tools and fast sharing options, this utility really ticks all the right boxes and can surely be used by a wide array of users, regardless of their computer experience.
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Seamlessly capture any area of your screen and manage the snapshots by adding annotations, highlighting or arrows using this tool.
Considering the popularity of snapshots nowadays and the way they are used, you are likely looking for a tool that comes with more features that have become the standard and which obviously the standard function on Windows is lacking.
Flameshot is a lightweight, open-source utility that provides an easy way to take screenshots of your desktop and highlight important aspects, add text, arrows and upload them for a quick share.
Following a swift and uneventful installation, you can access the program from the System Tray. Depending on whether you have similar software installed, the default hotkey for taking a snapshot should be the PrtScn button. It goes without saying that the rest of the hotkeys are also the default for taking a screenshot on Windows.
The utility allows you to add various functions directly on the interface that enables the capture. Event though they are all available at first, you can open the Configuration menu and select solely the ones you are actually using. Among these functions, you can count Marker, Text, Line, Arrow, Pencil, Pixelate, Undo, Redo, Save, Cancel or Selection Size Indicator.
Based on the website you plan to upload the screenshots, the app permits you to customize the main and contrast color of the interface. In addition, you can also set the opacity of the areas outside the selection so that it is less distracting.
A noteworthy feature of the program is the Filename Editor that you can access from the configuration menu. You will be happy to learn that the app comes with 20 presets that you can use to edit the name of your capture, which can prove quite useful for anyone who constantly needs to upload screen captures as it allows an efficient organization.
All in all, Flameshot is an intuitive and reliable screenshot taking utility that provides a straightforward way of capturing your screen. Moreover, you can add extra features that you can access quickly so it can be customized to meet your needs and preferences.
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Take screenshots in full screen, capture a user-defined area or a custom window, print or export snapshots to BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, or TIF file format, edit images, as well as embed annotations.
SmartCapture is a screen capture application whose purpose is to help you take screenshots and alter them using editing tools and annotation utilities.
You can preview the captured images directly in the main window. Toolbars are integrated in the primary panel for helping you quickly access the editing features. You can consult a help manual and view tooltips in case you cannot decode the functions of the dedicated parameters on your own.
You may zoom in or out of images (up to 3200%) and set the transparency of the main panel. In addition, you may import photos from your personal collection or from different devices so you can edit them.
The best part about working with SmartCapture is that it gives you the possibility to set up profiles which can be activated with ease. Profiles help you trigger several automatic actions, can be turned on with a user-defined hotkey, and may have a custom name.
The screenshots can be printed, exported to BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, or TIF file format, sent via Skype, transferred into Word, sent via email, or opened in another image editor.
You are given the freedom to take screenshots by capturing a rectangle, window, active window, screen, fixed size, or custom area. In addition, you may include the mouse cursor, play sound notifications, and set a time delay before taking screenshots.
Profiles can also be used for applying automatic image editing options in order to alter the color format (e.g. color depth, dither, invert), geometry (e.g. resize, flip), and colors (e.g. brightness, contrast), as well as sharpen and soften pictures.
SmartCapture helps you crop, adjust the color mode (black & white, grayscale, 16 colors, 256 colors, or true color), apply dither or invert effects, highlight only a certain part of a picture, clear the selected picture area and fill it with a custom color, as well as replace colors.
What’s more, you are allowed to alter the brightness, contrast, gamma, saturation, and hue values, resize files and adjust the resolution, flip or rotate the file, as well as undo or redo your actions.
Plus, you can draw free-hand designs with the aid of a pen, insert arrows and rectangles, add custom text (you may change the font, font style, size, and color), and fill in areas with different colors.
All in all, SmartCapture offers support for several advanced tools for helping you take and edit screenshots. Its greatest advantage is represented by the custom capture profiles that allow you automate most of your actions.
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Capture a specific screen area, the active window, an object or menu, and set delay, auto-capture time interval or a watermark using this application.
Screenshots provide help in various domains. These can mean a winning argument, be used as tutorials, or serve for testing purposes. The provided button on your keyboard does not always get the job properly done, but with the help of applications like ScreenHunter Plus you gain access to more, comprehensive tools.
The application comes equipped with a big amount of potential. With the main window brought up, you can carefully adjust several settings and preset profiles in order to meet different requirements.
You can choose from several available methods to capture your screen. Besides the default way to include everything on screen, you can choose to capture a rectangular area, the active window, part of a video, or even a custom shape that can be freehand or geometrical figures.
A custom combination of keys can be assigned to trigger the action. Unfortunately, you are not able to set a hotkey for each method, which would have come in handy, seeing how the application spends most of its time hidden in the system tray.
In addition to capturing screen activity, the application comes equipped with a viewer. It lets you decide whether or not you want to save images, but it features no edit options, not even basic ones.
You are able to toggle off the viewer and have screenshots automatically saved to a destination folder under one of the most commonly used image file types. Newly created photos can be attributed a name automatically, or you can choose to be asked before it is saved.
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that ScreenHunter Plus is a practical application you might want to keep around if the screenshot button on your desktop is frequently used. It puts a large variety of tools at your disposal that assure you no activity on your screen gets away unrecorded.
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A full-features screen capturing and recording software solution that helps you take screenshots of the desktop and create home videos or tutorials.
When you want to create a tutorial, using a feature-packed capturing software can help you save both time and energy. Such an exhaustive utility is ScreenHunter Pro.
As soon as you run this app, a very compact window is displayed, thus making it possible for you to start capturing either a still image or a video with only a single mouse click.
You can also record your webcam stream, provided a compatible device is connected to the PC, or you can pick a color from your screen and copy its code to the clipboard.
A very nifty function allows you to draw on top of everything shown on your screen, then capture the result using the hotkey you yourself defined (alternatively, you can use the default one).
Another useful feature of ScreenHunter Pro is that you can enhance the snapshot you have taken without needing to open a third-party application.
You can select areas of the image, crop it or resize it as you see fit, as well as insert numerous types of objects then adjust some of their settings. Due to the integrated preview, you can always tell if the result matches your expectations or if you would rather discard the changes and try again.
Depending on the type of capture you performed, you can export the file to an image (JPEG, PNG, PDF, GIF, BMP) or to a video (MP4 or FLV). The filename and the target folders can be modified to your liking, along with the video quality and frame rate.
All in all, ScreenHunter Pro is bound to impress you with its plethora of features and functions, especially since it can be operated even by those with very little computer skills.
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