Tired of using the clunky Windows Alt-Printscreen command for capturing screen shots, but you don’t want to pay up to $40 to get more control over this function? Do you need more options and functionally when snapping screen shots?
Well the good news is, you don’t have to pay a penny to download and install a great little application that will allow you to do more than just capture screen shots, and that will give you the options and functionally you need.
MWSnap is a highly rated small, yet powerful, Windows program, for snapping (capturing) images from selected parts of the screen. I’ve been using this application for years, and I find it invaluable in day to day usage. I use it daily to create high-quality screen captures for presentations, documents and most particularly screen captures for my Blogs.
The user interface is very simple, and easy to follow. I must admit though, that I rarely see the interface since I generally use the “hot key” function.
Image editing – basic image editing options
5 snapping modes.
Support for BMP, JPG, TIFF, PNG and GIF formats, with selected color depth and quality settings.
Auto-start with Windows.
Minimizing to system tray.
An auto-extending list of fixed sizes, perfect for snapping images for icons and glyphs.
A zoom tool for magnifying selected parts of the screen.
A ruler tool for measuring screen objects lengths.
A color picker showing screen colors with separated RGB parts.
Fast picture viewer.
Adding frames and mouse pointer images.
Multilevel configurable undo and redo.
MWSnap does not require installation, and does not need any special drivers or system files.
Special thanks to Okie for suggesting this article.
System Requirements: any 32-bit Windows OS. I run this app on both Win 7, and XP Pro systems.
Download at: Download.com
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