Screencapture software

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by bakerlite, Feb 26, 2012.

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  1. Just a quick question, does anyone use ScreenHunter 6.0 Free from Wisdom-soft? Any thoughts?

    Many thanks,

    B
     
  2. No because it's a Windows app and having checked there is no version for Linux. Why, is it good or are you having problems?.
     
  3. I've recently used the Windows 'Snipping Tool' a lot - it's good and easy to use.
     
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  4. I'd have thought that was something you'd do after capturing the area of screen, Gimp is a powerful graphics program for stuff like that but has a pretty steep learning curve. Has to be the best graphics tool out there that costs nothing. Google it and have a look.
     
  5. I use the 'snipping tool' in Win7. Any other version i just hit the 'Print Screen' button, & paste it into Paint then save as a jpeg.
     
  6. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    I do this sort of thing for a living unfortunately. Were I trying to do annotated screen shots from free software, I could do this sort of thing:

    Bakerlite-1.jpg

    1) I used the ALT + Print Screen (PRT SCR) keys to screen grab the screen.

    2) I pasted the screen grab into Microsoft Paint and used the Crop tool to cut down to the image I wanted.

    3) I got a copy of Open Office (free) and imported the image into the Draw package.

    4) I added the arrows and text I wanted in Draw

    5) I did another screen grab and pasted the annotated image from Draw into Paint for a final cropping to size.

    It'll give you fairly basic quality annotated images.

    Wordsmith