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LICEcap v1.25 Updated

webfork on 13 Jul 2015

LICEcap can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to animated .GIF files. Alternatively, the the program has its own format .LCF that has a higher compression ratio, quality (above 256 colors per frame), and more accurate time-stamping.

You can run multiple LICEcap window simultaneously, even of another LICEcap.

Cross-platform with a version available for Mac OS.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder (licecap.ini)
Stealth: ? Yes
Path portability: No
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder
  2. Copy the contents of $INSTDIR to a folder of your choice
  3. In this folder, create an empty text file and rename it to licecap.ini
  4. Launch licecap.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GifCam
What's new?
  • OSX: Improved window position detection.
  • OSX: 10.9+ signed .app file (if we remember).
  • More GIF fixes, optimizations to transparent mode.
  • GIF: Optimizations to update/palette generation logic, smaller results.
  • GIF: Support writing .gifs with transparency per-frame, for smaller file sizes (limited old-IE compat).
  • Added option to automatically stop after X seconds (X can be 0 for a static screenshot).
  • Title configuration is stored across sessions.
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smaragdus on 2014-02-26 19:48

I'm glad I came upon this excellent tiny tool.

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Lightscreen v2.0

I am Baas on 5 Apr 2015
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by webfork

Lightscreen is an easy-to-use program to save images of your screen. Includes customizable hotkeys and ability to capture a single window, a user specified region, or the full screen. Can then save with an optional delay to a variable quality JPG, PNG (high compression), BMP, or to the system clipboard to paste into a graphics application of your choice.

Cross platform with a client available for Linux and includes support for uploading to the Imgur image hosting service.

Alternatively, Lightscreen Portable is also available.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. QT Application Framework @ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults
License: GPL Version 2
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Lightscreen.exe.
What's new? •Window Picker.
•Screenshot Previews.
•Screenshot uploading to imgur.
•History.
•Revamped area mode with resizing and improved zooming.
•Reorganized options menu.
•Naming improvements: â—¦Preview in the options dialog.
â—¦Added the timestamp naming.
â—¦Configurable dates (see help).
â—¦Customizable leading zeros.

•Linux compatibility.
•Many tweaks, fixes and miscellaneous improvements.
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Midas on 2014-07-02 10:26

Is the previous version still available? Couldn't find it at the site...

smaragdus on 2014-11-01 21:16

@Midas - I have put into an archive and uploaded all the versions of Lightscreen I have (0.5, 1.0, 1.01, 2.0 + PAF editions), so you can download the archive if you need any of the previous versions, which seem to be unavailable. Here is the download link of the 7Z archive- http://ge.tt/7p8JzJ32/v/0?c

Midas on 2014-11-02 00:18

Thanks, smaragdus, much appreciated. :)

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Purrint vb26

Emka on 15 Dec 2013
  • 119KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Baas

Purrint is a screen capture tool (desktop or current window), that reduces the many steps involved in saving images from the PrintScreen button. Options include save to file, print to printer, or copy to clipboard.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Windows registry use the comand line switch to remove the registry entries. (/reset)
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Purrint.exe
What's new? Win7 bugfixes

Postimage v1.0.1

Checker on 22 Jul 2013

Postimage is a screenshot program focused on ease of use. After the capture, the image can be saved or shared online directly. The program can also send to the system clipboard the URL of a shared screenshot, so you can paste it into your editor of choice.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Writes Trolltech keys to the registry at: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch postimage.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed a few minor bugs.
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Napiophelios on 2013-05-25 01:29

you said
"@Napiophelios
These are Trolltech (Qt framework) keys."

so I thought I might have missed a memo some where and maybe they were normal keys made
unavoidable I dont know

I am Baas on 2013-05-25 04:38

Napiophelios is right, it does write Trolltech junk to the registry. The "hats off" award obviously goes to him.

Napiophelios on 2013-06-07 22:09

I dont give a crap about Trolltech (Qt framework) keys;
this app rocks! :)

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Screeny 1.3.0.44

freakazoid on 20 Oct 2012

Screeny is a fast, simple, minimalist screen capture software. To save a screenshot of your desktop quickly: 1. Run Screeny; 2. Press Enter three times. To crop, simply left-click-drag an area in the preview; to pixelate an area of the shot you want to keep private, right-click-drag that area in the preview.

Features include: Supports .jpg and .png file formats; Upload screenshot to the internet to share with others; Capture a window or the whole desktop; Adjust the compression or quality of the saved screenshots; Timed capture available (e.g. capture after 8 seconds)

Category:
System Requirements: WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Screeny.exe.
Latest comments
robzuc on 2012-04-11 20:02

Can't open the .zip file (I downloaded the file from 2 mirrors, but neither 7-zip nor Uniextract could open it)

donald on 2012-04-12 00:52

Worked great for me no problem with download, extract, or launch.
A great screen capture tool with neat features.
It will not replace FastStone Capture for me but it is a close second, and at half the size worth keeping track of.

HerrBert on 2012-04-12 06:46

Domain is gone, commercial use also free?
Error @starting - not enough Memory... - but it starts
Error @screenshot Fullscreen - not enough Memory - maybe Dualdisplay Problem?
No Probs @ Window Screenshot

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