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Screen Capture

Fast and easy high quality screen capture software for Windows 7, Vista and XP. Make perfect quality screen capture of the windows' rounded corners and transparent backgrounds and export your capture as semi-transparent PNG, JPEG, GIF or BMP images. 7capture automatically handles complicated transparency problems such as rounded corners and Aero semi-transparent windows backgrounds.

JOCR enables you to capture the picture on the screen and convert the captured image to text.

Rumshot is an application for Windows similar to SnapShooter (Mac OS X) developed by Andrew Powell. Rumshot is designed to create a beautifully framed preview in a few seconds, as well as taking screenshots of your desktop. Rumshot supports themes for its frames, the program itself comes 18 themes - you can also find various themes for your frames on the web, or easily create one.

Use Jing to capture anything you see on your computer screen and share it instantly... as an image or short movie.

Jet Screenshot
Jet Screenshot is a freeware utility enabling you to share screenshot via the internet in seconds. It allows you to take a screen snap, edit it and send it to the Web, so that you can immediately provide anyone with a link to the image. Such an approach allows you to speed up sharing of ideas, facilitating further discussion. It's ideal for remote work of programmers, designers, QA testers, bloggers, technical assistance specialists, sales managers, etc...

Every diverting feature is consequently excluded. You can capture your screen by pushing the button and it will be directly saved as an image - that's it!

Snap Clipboard
Freeware application for creation the screen shot, is whenever possible capable to create pictures full screen sort and objective, after screen capture on the display displays a special rectangle which shows where exactly there was a capture.

PC Screen Capture
PC Screen Capture is one free powerful, lightweight, full-featured screen capture tool for Windows platform, It allows you to take screenshots from any part of your screen in four ways, you can capture full desktop, active window, selected area and selected object, and save images in BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG formats.

SnapShot is a no nonsense screen capturing tool that allows you to grab your desktop, window, or any part of the screen and save it...

FastStone Capture
FastStone Capture 5.3 (last freeware version) is a powerful, flexible and intuitive screen-capture utility. It allows you to capture anything on the screen including windows, objects, full screen, rectangle regions, freehand-selected regions and scrolling windows/web pages. It has innovative features such as a floating Capture Panel, hotkeys, resizing, cropping, text annotation, printing, e-mailing and many more.
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WinSnap (Windows Snapshot Maker) 1.1.10 (last freeware version) is a small enhancement utility for taking and editing screenshots. It automates all manual work and handle technical issues that previously you might perform only with Photoshop or other image editors. Initially, WinSnap was designed simply to take snapshots of non-rectangular windows, such as windows with XP visual styles, skinned media players, etc. Now it is supplemented with professional smoothing shadows, coloring effects, canvas transformations, ability to automatically save images in various image formats and more. WinSnap can help you easily make small thumbnail previews and full-sized screenshots for your web blog and home page, visualize technical and educational materials, send reduced-size images through e-mail. You will perform professional screenshots immediatelly with one click!
Version 1 is FREE for personal, educational and non-commercial use. Version 2 and onwards is shareware.
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HandySnap 0.5.3 beta (last freeware version)
Screen capture was never so easy! With HandySnap you can capture any part of your screen, annotate screenshots you made, highlight a part of the screenshot, draw lines, ellipses and rectangles, and much more.
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Make your PrintScreen (and alt-print screen) button work the way it ought. Save to file (bmp, png, jpg), print to printer, or copy to dumb ol' clipboard.
Features: GIF saving support, Multi-monitor support, Command line options, Click the kitty for advanced options.

The smallest free tool for taking screenshots of different size. Just open Snapa, resize it's window to fit the area you want to save, and press 'save it' button.

Gadwin PrintScreen
Want to create a screenshot suitable for saving or printing? Then just hit a key on your keyboard. Oh yeah, you'll have to download this program first. There are several hotkey combos to choose from. Once you've chosen your favorite combo, head to the Destination tab and have the screen print out instantly, copy the capture to the clipboard, save it to a specific folder, or even send it through e-mail. You can perform full screen captures, or only capture a specific window. There are also six different image formats to choose from, and each one can be resized. With all the customization capabilities, what more could you ask for?

CamStudio records all screen activity into the standard AVI format which can be played back with Windows Media Player and many other third party tools that support the AVI format. You can use CamStudio to: demonstrate features of a new software, create movies used in user trainings, track the progress of a program that executes for a long time, record the sequence of steps that cause the occurrence of bugs in faulty software, record a movie stream...

Screen capture program, very easy to use. Right-click for contextual menu access. Move and size the window to the desired location, and select the 'Capture' command for a region capture of the screen, or the 'Full Screen' command for a full capture of the screen.

Picture To Go
Picture To Go is a free graphics utility that will save you both time and effort.
Looking for that hard-to-find photo or screenshot on your computer? Picture To Go will rapidly search your computer for images. You can effortlessly look through thousands of pictures on a large, high-quality viewer. Select the shot you want in no time.
This program has the basic features you need to handle digital photos. Find photo’s anywhere, rotate your pictures with easy to use controls and resize your pictures automatically. Picture To Go can even resize a photo by dragging it from the viewer and dropping it in a new location.
Now you can easily create a new e-mail message and attach correctly sized photos in a single step!

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