An image or video taken by a computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or another visual output device. Usually, screen capture is a software process where the image is captured as it is intended to be drawn but can also include traditional recording using a camera ...

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I need to take 500 screenshots at 325x200 over and over. How can I do this on a Mac quickly?

I could just do Cmd-Shift-4 and draw them out, but that would take forever and kill my hand doing that 500 times. Is there a screenshot app/utility out there for Mac that would allow me to set a ...
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Stop-motion screenshots

I need to screen capture, either full screen or a selected area, for a long time; something in the order of 12 hours or more. I then need to compress that time down so anyone watching it can see the ...
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How can I automate taking screenshots of 10,000+ pages?

I am using mac OS X El Capitan and need to find a way to automate taking screenshots of 10,000 or more pages. The problem with all current solutions is that the webpage requires me to login using my ...
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Can iOS be configured so apps do not create screenshots when the app suspends?

I notice in iOS, often times when I open an app, such as YouTube, the first thing that it shows is a screenshot of that app from one of the more recent things I was doing with the app. When I ...
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PDF screen capture cannot be open

When I use "screencapture" Apple shell function, the created PDF screenshot cannot be open by any of the PDF readers. What would be the problem with those screenshots?
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Recording both sound and video on my screen via my Macbook Pro?

So I learned that on the Macbook Pro, the default Quicktime Pro has the ability to record video from your computer screen. This is great, but it doesn't have the ability to record sound unless it's ...
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How do you do command-line video screen capture on OS X with libav?

On linux I can do something like: avconv -f alsa -i pulse -f x11grab -r 25 -s 1400x1050 \ -i :0.0+0,0 -vcodec libx264 -threads 4 \ -acodec libmp3lame video.mkv but of course the alsa and x11 ...
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Screenshots not appearing on desktop

When I take a screenshot with my Mac, the screenshots are not appearing on my desktop. Could the screenshot destination location have been changed on Mac? Is this a common problem?
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How can I reproduce this magnification effect for my own screen shots?

Does anyone know how to make the great-looking magnifying glass, shown in Apple's image, shown below? I really like the shadow! I'd love to know what software Apple uses for this.
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Can I capture a zoomed-in screen with the “Screen Capture” feature of OS X?

Sometimes I use the Accessibility -- Zoom gesture to zoom in on one part of my screen by holding down the CTRL key. But if I do a Screen Capture (using Command (⌘) + Shift + 3), the point-of-view of ...
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Non-Flash Screen Recorder

Currently, I use Jing on my Mac OSX with my team to make a short 5 minute screen recording (with optional voice record). Unfortunately, it doesn't save it in a format that can be viewed on iPads or ...
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Why Retina screenshots are twice as large as chosen area?

This is a known issue, but I do not understand why the screenshot taken on my retina-MBP always has doubled size as compared to area chosen for screenshot: If I choose 100x100 (as OS shows - of what? ...
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Can I detect Facetime screen shots?

Can I somehow know if the other caller is taking a photo (screenshot) while we are on FaceTime? I need to know if they are secretly taking photos of me.
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Include keys in Screenium recording

Does anybody know how to include the keys pressed during the recording in the movie in Screenium 3? I'd like to record a tutorial for an app on OS X and include the key combinations pressed when ...
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How do I take a screenshot in iOS without hitting the Home Button and the Power Button?

I would like to take a picture of this Apple Pay popup, while TouchID is active. However this seems impossible to do, since the TouchID sensor is also the home button, which prevents a screenshot from ...
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How do I find my screenshot directory (I already changed it)

How do I find my screenshot directory? I already know how to change the screenshot directory, because I did it a long time ago, but now I don't know what it is, because I've done it on several ...
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Maximize window to the content of the window?

I need to capture the whole content of a window (without the scrollbars) to an image file using CMD - Shift - 4, Space, Click Window. The content could vary so that it becomes larger than the ...
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Very custom screen dimensions on OS X El Capitan

I'm trying to do a screencast with two screens side-by-side, each screen being square. Any tip might help. I could use two computers and stitch the recordings together. But I would have to set the ...
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Screenshot a specific dimension, by default [duplicate]

I would like to do a screenshot/grab of a specific size, is there a way to set this on Yosemite, or is anyone aware of a software tool/app to do this? I currently have to draw the shape, but often ...
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Record video on MacBook Air 13" in 720 or 1080p resolution. Preferably on OBS.

I am trying to record a screencast on a MacBook Air 13" which has a resolution of 1440x900. I would like to record a whole screen in 1080p or 720p so that I can post it onto YouTube without any ...
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Where does a screenshot come?

I've a problem with my Mac Mini. Sometimes, from some time, it displays some glitches, or "graphical problems", for instance the screenshot below shows some bands in a part of the screen with black or ...
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How to create a video recording of a background window

I'm looking for some solution for creating a video recording limited to a single window, which continues to work even if that window gets partially or fully covered by other windows. All of the ...
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Where can I find recorded video in teamviewer

I am using Teamviewer 10 in Mac OS X El Capitan and the auto record is enabled in remote control. Now when I connected to remote machine, it shows recording symbol but not able to find recorded files ...
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How to screen record higher than 1920x1080

I just made a new app that I'm selling, and I'm using a mp4 video on the home page of the sales site. It looks pretty fuzzy on retina displays: http://mapleapp.info I've been capturing this video ...
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Image editing utility that can cut out strips (remove internal portions)?

I am looking for a simple way to remove (cut out) strips (end-to-end internal regions) from images, similar to how it can be done in this Windows utility: ...
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spaces and screencapture

I know this question will look totally silly, but I'll give it a shot anyway: I am a heavy user of the screencapture terminal command in Mac OS X. I've automated some of the work through AppleScript. ...
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Software to capture screen video and export to cross-platform format?

I work as a developer, and it's invaluable to sometimes be able to take short video clips to send to clients/end users when supporting or explaining how a feature works. I've seen Windows applications ...
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How to record both screen and sound with Quicktime on El Capitan?

I'm trying to record both what's happening on screen and the audio being played by the applications. To my surprise, QuickTime did not record the sound. I believe it worked before in previous OS X ...
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Still shot from video on iPhone

I took a video with my iPhone 5s. I would like to print one frame of this video as a still picture. I tried taking a screen shot of it, but ended up with the menu on the top and bottom of the picture. ...
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How to take a screenshot of the same precise region with a key combo?

I have a certain location on my screen that I would like to take a screenshot of rather frequently for a project. Is there a way to set a key binding that would allow one to press a certain ...
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Highlight a screen shot with shading and lighting

How can I edit a screen shot to use shading and lighting as call-outs? For example, this: Is there an easy way to this, perhaps with Preview.app? ("easy" means not Photoshop-type apps)
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What is the Mac equivilent of ALT+PrintScreen? [duplicate]

I've just started using Delphi to create OSX programs. I'd like to be able to take a screenshot of just the currently active window on the Mac and save it to the clipboard. On Windows you press [Alt] ...
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how to capture screen excluding a window with screencapture?

The command line utility screencapture can capture the desktop and a specific window with the commands screencapture Desktop.png and screencapture -l$(osascript -e 'tell app "Safari" to id of window ...
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Custom Screenshot Folder locations

I have already changed the location of my screenshots folder so it doesn't cause clutter on the desktop. What I am wondering is if there is a way I could break it down in to two locations so that when ...
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Using Automator to take a screen shot from Adobe Digital Editions, Page Down and repeat

Is there any way to have OS X's Automator.app repeatedly take screen shots of a book in Adobe Digital Editions? So me doing the task involves: Cmd + Shift + 4 space bar mouse click page down repeat… ...
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Recoreding the screen as seen by the user with Zoom enabled

Because of my impairment, I usually use the Zoom feature built into OS X, and I'm giving a presentation in which I'd like to show a video of how I use the web. To do so, I'd like to make a screen ...
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Paintbrush cuts off clipboard image from screenshot

When taking a screenshot to the clipboard using Cmd + Ctrl + Shift + 4 you can add a portion of the screen to the clipboard. However, when pasting into Paintbrush with Cmd + V, it crops randomly and ...
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Can't record screen on Yosemite with quickTime Player

I'm trying to do a screen recording, but I'm having issues with quickTime player. Every time I press the record button and then click on my screen to record, it starts recording for a second and then ...
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Take screenshot of window on Mac without using spacebar then mouse click

I want to take a screenshot of a window on a mac. I'm currently using shift + cmd + 4 then space then mouse click. The process is very awkward, you got to do it in that order or you'll have to ...
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Screen Recording on Retina MBP is always double of original size

I fail to record screen (full or part) with QuickTime Player as well as Voila program I purchased (the author use QTP as a screen recorder, thus it has the same issue): On the screenshot above you ...
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Screenshot of selected area with shadow?

Is it even possible? I understand it's possible for a window, when you press space after Cmd-Shift-4. I want shadow on my selected area screenshot, so it doesn't blend with the rest of the ...
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Screenshots for iPhone 4/5/6/6+/iPad

I must attend to edit screenshots for an application, available on iPhone and iPad in 14 different languages. Each screenshot contains a text explaining the screen in all 14 languages. As each iPhone ...
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Change default screenshot format for iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8?

I would like to change the format of a screenshot from .png to .tiff. Is this possible? Moreover, is it possible to write a script or some equivalent that can automate screenshots on any apple mobile ...
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Overlaying/combining screenshots

I have sets of MacBook screenshots with essentially one changing element that I want to combine/overlay on top of one another to create ONE image (not combine into one PDF with multiple pages or ...
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Recording iPad and speech using Quicktime stops recording when screen is static

I'm trying to record a demo of using an app on my iPad, with me talking over the top of it. I've hooked up my iPad Air 2 (iOS 8.3) to my Mac (10.10.3) using a lightning cable and am then using ...
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Downscale a iMac 5K screenshot to 50% using commandline

Open the Screenshot in Preview Select “Adjust Size…” from the Tools menu Change the Width and Height to 50 percent of the original Change the Resolution to 72 pixels/inch I wish to do this on CLI ...
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“You don't have permission to save files in the location where screen shots are stored”

Every time I take a screenshot, I get this error: You don't have permission to save files in the location where screen shots are stored. How do I fix it?
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Images from PDF to presentation: low quality

I have a PDF that has some embedded images, and for some reason I'm not able to extract them with wondershare PDF editor (they're not even seen as images). So I tried to make a screenshot with ...
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Quicktime record screen without the overlay

I'd like to record part of my screen, but the QuickTime screen recorder dims the rest of the screen while it records (the gray in the screenshot below). How can I turn this dimming off so I can use ...
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Correct Syntax to change default Screenshots and Screencapture save location?

I would like to change the default screenshot location for OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 using Terminal. But this command is not working, where subfoldername = "name of my sub-folder" I want to store my ...