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Windows 7: Capture application window to picture?


25 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 
Capture application window to picture?

Is there any program (3rd party ok) that can capture just a program window (like in OSX)?


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25 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

You don't need a third party program in Windows 7. You have the Snipping Tool.
1. Click Start and type Snipping Tool.
2.Select New -> Window Snip and select the window you want to capture.
3. Save the resulting image.
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26 Mar 2010   #3
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gladson1976 View Post
You don't need a third party program in Windows 7. You have the Snipping Tool.
1. Click Start and type Snipping Tool.
2.Select New -> Window Snip and select the window you want to capture.
3. Save the resulting image.
Nice suggestion , Bro !
There is another you to get screenshot, though not as handy as snipping tools.
1. Press "Print Screen SysRq" button on your keyboard (generally situated between F12 and Scroll Lock)

2. Open up Paint and paste there (paste button is on the top left corner of the paint window).

So now you have two screen capture mechanism in windows 7. But if you want a capture in video mode, You must to get a third party program like Camtasia Studio, TechSmith's Screen Recording Software .
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26 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

Yea I know about print screen and snipping tool. Have any of you ever used Snow Leopard?

You can capture just the window, and the shadow with transparency.

I want that, just the app window, and its shadow with transparency.
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26 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You can use Snipping Tool, and have it capture only the window in focus. Is that what you are talking about?
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26 Mar 2010   #6

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Snipping Tool does just that. Open it, choose Windows Snip, and click the app windows in question to place it on Clipboard.

Kari


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26 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

Yea i like that. But what about the shadow?

ex: a captured window in OS X



It has the shadow and transparency.
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26 Mar 2010   #8

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Maybe Mac would be a better OS to you, considering that the shadow in your clips is so important.
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26 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

ALT + Print Screen

Or maybe you want this: (Retains the shadows and transparent frames.)
http://windowclippings.com/screenshots/
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26 Mar 2010   #10
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Maybe Mac would be a better OS to you, considering that the shadow in your clips is so important.
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