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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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How to get screenshot only external monitor?

I there any way to screenshot only external monitor screen? do shell script "screencapture -x " & shot_path
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How to screen capture high-quality for printing for 300 DPI?

On the Mac I am aware of how to do a screen capture, but it creates a 72 DPI image. We need a much higher quality image because it's for printing on a color laser printer. We need to be able to print ...
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Where is the screen shot (aka grabber or grab) app?

I haven't used my Mac in a while (I'm a Ubuntu user). Where is that grabber app? I don;'t see it under applications or settings
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Choose display when doing a screen capture with external display

I have a Macbook with an external display. I use both displays and when I do a screen capture (⌘ + ⇧ + 3) I get two files on the desktop, one for each display. Is there a way to choose which display ...
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How to take a screenshot of the front window from the command line?

The screencapture utility has a -w switch which allows capturing the front window, but only after highlighting the window and getting a click from the user. Is there any way to capture the front ...
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Decreasing resolution of screenshots increases file size

I've noticed that on my rMBP, when I try to make a screenshot smaller using Preview.app version 6.0.1 (Tools -> Adjust Size). When I'm trying to decrease the image size to upload it, the file size ...
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How can I make screenshots be true pixels?

It seems like all my screenshots end up being twice as many pixels as they should even though I run the screen in 1920x1200. If I screenshot this editing box, via command + shift + 4 it says about ...
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Quicktime records a green screen

When I record a screen with a standard QuickTime Player functionality, I get a completely green video. I'm using Mac OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion, and a Retina MacBook Pro 15". Does anybody know what is ...
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How do I use screencapture for capturing floating windows?

I am trying to automate the periodic capture of a floating window. Specifically, of the floating 'Current Call' window which is used by Skype when the main window is off-screen. By googling, I found ...
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Use desktop as camera on Mountain Lion

Hopefully this is not too difficult; I have an Elgato Game Capture HD, which I am using to capture an HDMI signal. What I want to do is take either the onscreen capture window or the USB signal into ...
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Regional Screenshot Capture: Freeze Screen Before Capture?

I need a screenshot program that will freeze the current content (in my case, a streaming live lecture) and allow me to take a regional screenshot. In other words, once I hit the screencapture ...
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Random shutter sound

Every once in a while I hear a loud sound from my Mac. It sounds like either a camera shutter or a keychain lock/unlock. It all started a couple of weeks ago. I fear something is snapping shots of my ...
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How can I make crisper screen shots on MBP Retina?

So we all know that the Retina has a double density screen. As such, when I take screen shots they are 144ppi instead of 72ppi. These are great when I am looking at them in Photoshop, but if I paste ...
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How do I permanantly disable zoom feature when taking screenshots/screencapture (cmd+shift+4)?

Recently made a jump to Mountain Lion and it appears Apple added a feature to the screenshot function (cmd+shift+4) that zooms in when it is a small screenshot. It's a pain and I want to disable it ...
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How do I take a video version of screenshot on iPod Touch 4th Gen?

I want to create videos of myself doing app demos on my iPod, how do I create a video version of screen shot?
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Is there an easier keyboard shortcut for taking a screenshot on OSX 10.5?

I'm running OSX 10.5 and was wondering if there is an easier way to make screenshots which save to clipboard? I know I can use: CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+4 However this is hard on the fingers.
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What's that site that frames screenshots in iPhone/iPad/Mac stock photos?

Late last year in 2012, someone had launched a site that let you upload screenshots (or any image really) and it would embed them into nice stock photos of a Apple phone, tablet or laptop/desktop. It ...
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How do I take screen shots on DVD movies and protected content?

I saw this awesome movie that I watched on DVD and wanted to take a screen shot of it, but when I did, it was transparent. I could only see my desktop taken but not the movie. Is there a specific ...
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Screen Recording apps for the iphone 5 (iOS6)?

Apart from iRecorder and Display recorder (with extremely bad reviews) I have not been able to find any other app with the ability to screencast on an iPhone. I have already looked at this post and ...
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Index screenshots

I want to be able to search through text in my screenshots that I made. Prizmo does the OCR feature pretty well and also has an Automator action provided. Unfortunately, though, I have no idea how to ...
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“New Screenshot” button is disabled in XCode Organizer

I have connected my iPhone to my Mac.. When I open XCode Organizer, the New Screenshot button is disabled.. Any idea why??? XCode Version 4.3.2 iOS 6.0.1
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Tool to quickly hide/blur/redact text in as screenshot?

I've captured a screenshot and I want to share it (on stackoverflow actually :), but I need to blur/hide out a couple words in the screenshot. Is a there tool to quickly do this?
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Are there any apps or tools that allow visualizing multitouch finger positions for iOS screencast/recording?

I'd like to have a visual indicator of multitouch finger positions as I record the iOS screen of an iPad using AirPlay. This seems like something that would require a jailbreak. Luckily I do have my ...
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Change quality of built-in recording script

I've recently bought ScreenFlow, but I noticed that the recording quality is horrible, and even worse when uploaded to Youtube. After some research I have to the conclusion that it records using Mac ...
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iOS app store submission - including a screenshot that isn't a screenshot of the app [closed]

Along with the screenshots of my app, I'd like to include a screenshot that shows what my app delivers e.g. an SMS message (picture is just for reference): One of the features of the app is to send ...
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Can I make iPhone 5 screen shots without an iPhone to test with?

Given an html5 application that I have access to, Is there a way to get a screen shot of how it would look on the iPhone 5. I do not have an iPhone 5, so is this possible?
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21" Screencasting

I started screen-casting for YouTube but stumbled upon a dilemma. When viewing one of my videos on YouTube, the text is impossible to read because my monitor is too big. Of course there's the option ...
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Use cron to screencapture on Mountain Lion

I want to set cron to capture the current desktop every hour: screencapture -Cd -tjpg ~/Desktop/screen-`date +"%Y%m%d-%H%M"`.jpg I tired this method but it seems doesn't work on Mountain Lion. I ...
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Is there a way to change the naming scheme for screenshots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Save screenshot with my own name Is there any way, short of a third-party application (I'm quite fond of the baked-in functionality of the screenshot system in Mac OS), ...
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HD screen recording of iOS App

I'm struggling to record a high quality video of my iOS app. There are several similar questions out there, but my focus is on high quality. To my knowledge there are only two options to record a ...
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Where does Quicktime store its screen recordings?

I was recording my screen whilst giving a presentation. Instead of stopping the recording cleanly I closed the lid of my laptop. Later, when I opened it again, the recording had stopped, but there was ...
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How can I get `defaults write com.apple.screencapture` to change screen capture location in Mountain Lion

I used to be able to set the key location under com.apple.screencapture to change the save location for the system-wide screen capture facility. This doesn't work for me anymore -- screenshots save ...
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What screen capture tools can copy the image path to the clipboard after a snap?

Can anyone recommend a screen capture tool that can: save a capture as a file, and... copy the path to that file to the clipboard? The first part is easy, but I can't find a utility that does the ...
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What screen capture apps for OS X exist as alternatives to Fraps?

What is the best alternative to Fraps for the Mac? What should it do: In-game screen capture. Record audio from both microphone and system audio at the same time Fast (Optional) Video compression. ...
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Cursor flickers

I have a problem with my cursor. Especially when taking screenshots the cursor and the coordinates (numbers) flicker pretty much. I can't see the numbers when I drag the cursor. That error wasn't ...
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What utilities assist in taking and annotating screen captures for local (clipboard) reuse?

Is there any Mac utility that will allow me to: Take a screen shot Annotate it (arrows, text, etc) Upload it somewhere Put a link directly to the image on my clipboard (i.e., not to some Skitch ...
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How to record audio over Powerpoint/OpenOffice slides?

Many times I've seen videos of people talking while presenting their slides. How is that done on a Mac? I know that I can do a screen recording with Quicktime, and I notice there are two options New ...
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How do I take a screenshot on a Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I take a screenshot on my Mac? I haven't found any shortcut or application on my Mac which provide such functionality. I would like to know the keyboard ...
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How to record iphone 3gs desktop?

I am rather new to iPhone. I have iPhone 3gs updated to iOS 5.0. It's jailbroken, I have Cydia, etc. I tried to find a solution to video record my screen (video of my iphone's screen). I need to ...
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Feasible font size on the Retina MacBook Pro

I'm interested in the amount of text that can be fit into for example code editor windows such that it is still comfortably readable to someone with good vision (i.e. not needing glasses or using ...
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iPhone 4 (and 4s) won't take a screen shot. What should I do?

After owning an iPad for a couple of years, last week I purchased my first iPhone. I've been well aware of the feature where you press the power button + Home key, and iOS will take a screenshot of ...
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Save screenshot with my own name

When I save a screenshot I want to be able to specify any name I want (and maybe destination directory). Sharpshooter for mac does this, but it's a ridiculous $15. Cheaper alternatives?
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How do I take a screenshot without the shadow behind it?

If I take a screenshot with Shift ⇧ + Command ⌘ + 4 + Space, then I get one of the two images: Either way the saved image is surrounded by the shadow halo. I could then edit it out by hand (using ...
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Is there a way to capture part of a screen in full screen mode?

I am playing a game that's called Bookworm on the Mac, and it runs in full screen mode. If I press ⇧ shift+⌘ cmd+4 to capture part of the screen, it won't work. Usually, I can press space and click ...
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How to do a screen capture from iPad 3?

I need to record me using an iPad while I am drawing on it (with Penultimate). I usually use ScreenFlow to record onscreen actions on my desktop Mac, so I need a way to display iPad on my Mac. Is ...
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Extending crosshair arms for partial screenshot on Mac OS

I very frequently use Command ⌘+Shift ⇧+Control ⌃+4 to take a partial screenshot and store it in the clipboard. However, the arms of the crosshair which appears are very short, making it hard to ...
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New iPad camera button

I am trying to draw a button in my iOS app which would look exactly like a button in camera App of the new iPad (like on this image) Since I don't have the new iPad, I can't check it by my own. But ...
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How to print screenshot with “fit to page” option?

When I use "Grab" to take a screen shot and then print it I have to manually adjust the "scale %" to make it fit on one page. I'm looking for an "fit to page" option. I'm also using the "awesome ...
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Is there an equivalent to Problem Step Recorder (PSR) for OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an equivalent to the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder on MacOSX? I would like to find an application that reproduces the functionality of PSR on OS X as closely ...
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App Recommendation for automatically stitching screenshots together on iOS

As per this marvellous screenshot on another question, is there an App available (preferably an iOS app, but a Mac OS X one might do) that will take a series of screenshots that are produced by taking ...