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Old 08-12-2005, 09:00 AM
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Can Include Cursor

A freeware program called Gadwin Printscreen will allow you to capture an area of the screen (via options) including the cursor, great little program and will allow save directly in jpg or quite a few other formats. Need to poke around the preferences for full options
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Old 08-12-2005, 01:09 PM
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Another Program with screen shots - 3 options

Do a google search for "ScreenHunter" a free windows goodie. Very flexible and free - and captures the cursor optionally and free

Did I mention it's free

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Old 10-13-2005, 01:56 AM
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Try this...

A RetouchPro forum member recommended Gadwin Printscreen. It's free, and does an excellent job.
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Old 01-14-2006, 12:06 AM
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I use a Windows program called SnagIt that captures screen shots and lets you add text, arrows, highlights and other kinds of annotations (including the cursor) in one program. Not free...but somewhat reasonable. FYI.

Also, I have a question. What do people think is a good final web size for illustrations? I am thinking that a fair amount of people have 800x600 pixel screens by now. Many of us have even higher resolutions - but it seems like 800x600 is the bell curve median screen size (what do you think?)

So... should my graphics be no more than 750 pixels wide to fit comfortably on many screens?

In the tutorial im doing on "That Soft Dior Magazine Look" im using the larger 400 to 700 pixel graphic sizes - and they seem like they are really big to me.

I wonder ...what is a principle to use in creating the finished size of the jpeg we upload for tutorials?

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Old 01-14-2006, 07:35 AM
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For Mac I use SnapzPro...skip
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Old 08-20-2006, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Doug Nelson
Thanks for posting that, I was going to ask about Mac users. Is there a good screenshot program for Mac users you can recommend?
Doug, as Skip said in the last post of this thread, you'll want Snapz Pro. I use it for all of the plug-in screenshots on my site. You can capture with drop shadows if desired.

There are imitators, but Snapz is the best. The folks at and other pro training vendors use Snapz to capture their training movies.
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Old 04-24-2009, 02:06 AM
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Re: Screen Shots

I use to print screen, a software i mean a free software " Faststone Image Viewer"
for this software you can have many option i.e capture rectangle area or full screen or activated window etc.
its also for viewing and editing the images.
I found it very easy and valueable.
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Old 04-24-2009, 02:38 AM
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Re: Screen Shots

There is also a stand alone freeware program for PC's that gives you better control, allowing you to choose resolution and size. Iit is called MWSnap. You can find the download at or

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