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Windows 7: Looking for a screenshot capture application

07 Jul 2009   #1
stax76

Win7 x64
 
 
Looking for a screenshot capture application

I've used greenshot in the past but it don't work on Win 7 and the author don't reply my support request. I would like to be able to capture the active window so I don't have to trimm things by hand. Greenshot trimms too much of the borders, here is a screenshot where you can see the issue:

stax76's place » BackupRobo


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07 Jul 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Alt-Print Sc will copy the active window to the clipboard.
Windows 7 has the snipping tool built in (type snip into the start search)
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07 Jul 2009   #3
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

if you don't mind paying a little ($18), i would suggest looking into Window Clippings. it can capture the transparency of aero window borders, and can save them as transparent PNGs. it's also great at capturing menus. it all happens via a right-click menu that becomes available when you hit the special hotkey, so there's no GUI to get in the way.

Window Clippings - High quality screen capture for Windows


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07 Jul 2009   #4
stax76

Win7 x64
 
 

Thanks Barman58 and garbanzo, I didn't know about the snipping tool, it has the same issue then greenshot and probably most other capture tools. I hope there will be a free alternative to Window Clippings.
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07 Jul 2009   #5
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi,

If you want you could have a look at faststone capture which is freeware for personal use

A+ Freeware - Multimedia & Design - FastStone Capture 5.3 (last freeware version)
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07 Jul 2009   #6
jebuchanan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

I use FastStone Capture.
6.3 is shareware, 5.3 was the last freeware version they released.
Does what you want and more.
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07 Jul 2009   #7
stax76

Win7 x64
 
 

And really doesn't overcrop Aero borders like the other capture tools?
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07 Jul 2009   #8
spliff

7600x64 RTM
 
 

alt printscr don't work for me..why?
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07 Jul 2009   #9
stax76

Win7 x64
 
 

Quote:
alt printscr don't work for me..why?
Probably because of third party software.
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07 Jul 2009   #10
ccatlett1984

 

another great app is SnagIt
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