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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Mac (OS X 10.9.2) no longer saving screen shots

When I try to take a screen shot (Command + Control + Shift + 4) I hear the camera shutter sound but no image appears on my desktop. I Googled the problem and tried to change the saving location ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot in Recovery Mode?

Or, anywhere outside "userspace?" For example, the login screen, or in Single User Mode.
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Where is the screenshot property list now located in Mavericks?

Previously, the screenshot property list could be found at: ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.screencapture.plist In Mavericks, this file no longer exists. In the past, I used to be able to manipulate ...
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Screen Shot or convert an ArtPro file using Automator

I am attempting to turn an ArtPro (.ap) image into a pdf, but I can't find any existing or downloadable actions to do anything other than open a .ap file. Because of this I have resolved to Screen ...
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Recording a Screenscast a webinar?

What are some good options for recording a screenscast or webinar? Often, but not always, they are delivered by goto meeting and are quite often put on during horribly inconvenient times for our ...
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Is it possible to take a video screenshot (screenshow?) of what's occurring on a Macbook Pro's screen?

I've got an unusual situation which I cannot explain. I thought to take a video of what I'm seeing on the screen, but realized I didn't know how to do that. Is there a way to take a video of the ...
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Screen capture utility no longer saves to Desktop

In the last few weeks, screen capture stopped working on my MBP. Well, partially. I can still capture to the clipboard with command + control + shift + 4, but if I try to do a standard capture to a ...
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screencapture as a service doesn't work in OS X 10.9.2

I have updated to 10.9.2 and looks like it has broken my image uploading script. It starts with a shell command: screencapture -i /tmp/last_screen.png It should take a picture of selected area. ...
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Taking a screenshot of a tooltip

I am attempting to take a screenshot of a tooltip that appears when a user hovers over it, and immediately disappears upon any key press or cursor movement. Unfortunately, this means the typical ...
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Is there any tool that will make it dead-easy to quarter the size of an image (i.e., de-Retina it)?

Problem: when I take Screenshots on my retina mac using the built-in screen capture tool and attach them to certain tools (Outlook 2011, HipChat, etc.), they are enormous. Usually to get around this ...
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OS X: is there any (area selection) screenshot tool that can upload to Imgur?

On Windows, I was spoilt by the fantastic Greenshot, a superb (and free) screenshot tool that had among its many features, uploading to Imgur.com. I currently use CloudApp but I've reached my 'limit' ...
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How can I take a screenshot while holding down the control key?

I'd like to screenshot a drag operation on OSX (I'm using Mavericks). Specifically, I need to do the following: Hold down the control key Begin the drag Take a screenshot release the mouse button ...
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Free screen grabber for OS X

I'm looking for an app that lets me capture a rectangle, puts it up to an image bin, and puts a link to the image into my clipboard. Dropbox does this, with one problem: it doesn't link to the image. ...
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How can I disable the screenshot sound on iPad?

How to get rid of the screenshot sound on iPad? (iOS 7) I have tried muting the iPad but it doesn't work.
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Take screenshot and copy its file path to clipboard

I want to have the file path of a screenshot to be available in the clipboard to paste it directly into some text. Greenshot on Windows can do this in just one keyboard shortcut simultaneously taking ...
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Screen video capture application OS 10.5.8 (Leopard)

Are there any freeware/shareware application to make a screen videocapture compatible with OSX 10.5.8?
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Any way to get a Screenshot of entire webpage WITHOUT repeating elements?

i use Snagit for Mac (Techsmith) to capture screenshots of entire web pages (they call it "scrolling capture") successfully. -BUT- on occasion, there are some webpages that do not wanna ...
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Screen captures of windows larger than screen

Is there a way to capture a screenshot of a browser window / webpage which is larger than the MacBook Air (1366x768) screen it's displayed on? I need to have captures of how a site displays in a ...
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How can I take a screenshot from all monitors with screencapture or other tools?

I wanted to use screencapture to take a screenshot of all monitors from within a script, but this only seems to capture the main monitor. How can I use screencapture or any other tool callable from ...
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Screen Capture tool that allows me to use keyboard?

There are many screen capture tools, but every tool I've tried expects from its user to click and then drag the area to capture. Is there a tool that allows me to use the keyboard for both ...
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Automate taking a screenshot of specified area

I am trying to use automator to take a screen shot of a specified area. Though I can only find the option of taking a screenshot of a windows or the entire screen. Is there a option to to this with ...
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Quicktime screen recording creates a green movie

I tried creating a screencast on my OSX 10.8.5 MacBook pro, using QuickTime. This has worked before, but when I try it now I get: The problem happens both on an external screen and on the retina ...
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Screen sharing capability tool? [closed]

I have an application developed, from there my app can stream screenshot images of my application. Is there any open source tool or utility, which can receive input as images and develop screen ...
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How can I stop my retina display from taking 2x sized screenshots?

I recently got a retina display MacBook, and all my screenshots (via ⌘ CMD+⇧ SHIFT+3 or ⌘ CMD+⇧ SHIFT+4) end up being twice the size compared to how they appear on-screen. How can I stop this from ...
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I've taken a screenshot, how do I edit it? [duplicate]

I'm used to taking screenshots in Windows and then editing them before posting them (with MSPaint) How can I edit a simple image quickly on OSX? I took a picture of a P.O. and I want to remove any ...
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QuickTime Player Green Screen [duplicate]

I am trying to record a video with Quicktime Player but whenever I record it shows a green screen. When I try to watch the video when I record the screen: P.S I am using an iMac...
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Where can I find screencapture to replace mine that is broken?

Some days ago I've accidentally replaced my /usr/sbin/screencapture with a newer one from 10.8 with the hope of getting more options for that command. However now it doesn't work and I'd like to get ...
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screencapture -l not working: illegal option

I've wrongly opened the same question on StackOverflow. I hope to find a better explaination here. I've seen in many pages (for example here: How do I find the windowid to pass to screencapture -l?) ...
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How do I take a screenshot and paste it in a file?

I am trying to follow these instructions but not succeeding in what they are supposed to instruct. Can somebody please shed light on how to do this?
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How can I record iPhone screen's activity? [duplicate]

I want to record some activities of a particular app on my iPhone as video. That app was installed from Appstore. Is there any trick (free) that helps to record the iPhone's screen? Or can I run that ...
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How to Screen Capture while in Cmd+Tab

I ran into a rare situation - I want to snag a picture of my screen while using cmd+tab to show people how I navigate around in this how-to post. The regular cmd+shift+3 or 4 didn't do anything. ...
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Screenshots won't be saved after System language change

I have changed the language from my MacOS system and now it won't save the screenshots anymore. Is there a way to fix it? Thanks.
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What is the correct way to take screenshot for the Mac App Store Submission?

I wanna submit my app to the mac app store. Mac App Store is asking for the screenshot of the dimensions 1280x800, 1440x900, 2880x1800 or 2560x1600. My samsung display does not support this ...
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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 ...