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Windows 7: FREE Screenshot Programs

05 Aug 2009   #1
emerald08

 
 
FREE Screenshot Programs

I'm hoping someone could recommend a good screenshot program for me. It has to be free!



TIA!


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05 Aug 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Emerald.

Windows 7 includes a great free program called Paint to take screenshot with.

Screenshot with Paint

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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05 Aug 2009   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

if you don't need to capture the whole screen, the snipping tool is very useful.

there isn't a tutorial on this sevenforums, but there's a very good one for vista - the 7 version works in the same way.
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05 Aug 2009   #4
dnorris

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

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05 Aug 2009   #5
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
if you don't need to capture the whole screen, the snipping tool is very useful.
I find Snipping Tool very practical, also with full screen screenshots.

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Kari


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06 Aug 2009   #6
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

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06 Aug 2009   #7
emerald08

 
 



Thanks a lot guys!

I just got in from work and am happy to see the response!

I think I tried Gadwin before and it did not work under the non-admin accounts. We'll see.
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07 Aug 2009   #8
emerald08

 
 

I really am liking the snip tool!

Don't have to install anything extra!


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07 Aug 2009   #9
johngalt

 

Windows Snipping Tool FTW
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07 Aug 2009   #10
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

i like WinSnap myself. it's not free, but it does quite well with Windows 7. pinned to the taskbar, its jumplist gives you quick access to the different capture types available. it captures aero windows very cleanly, even clipping out the round corners, and it cleans up whatever is showing behind the glass for a nice tidy image.

i use it along with FastStone Capture - it just depends on what kind of screenshot i need...
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