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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screensaver that takes a screenshot

I'd like to make my screensaver look just like an unlocked desktop. The idea would be to take a screenshot just before activating the screensaver, and use that screenshot in the screensaver. Has ...
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Creating a professional looking screencast?

I'd like to create a professional looking demonstration of my app, just like this. I have captured a video using ScreenFlow, but I'm not how to add title screens where I want, like for example in the ...
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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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Unable to do a partial screen recording on OSX with quicktime

I am using multi-screen: I am using the primary screen of my MBP plus two external monitors via displayport When I start the screen recording, it is the message I see on my screen I go on to ...
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How to prevent the status bar from appearing in an iPad screenshot?

So if I have this image: And I don't want the status bar in the screenshot: What should I do? Is there an easy inbuilt way out to prevent that bar from appearing on all screenshots? If ...
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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 make a screenshot (printscreen) on my Macbook Pro using Windows 7?

How can I make a screenshot on Macbook pro using Windows 7? The keyboard does not include a special key for this function.
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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 ...
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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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Screen capture app that captures a window even when minimized?

I'm looking for a mac app that captures the screen (video) on specific app window (for example, Safari), and keeps recording what that window sees even when minimized to the dock for example. Or even ...
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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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How do I make multiple screen recordings with the exact same portion of the screen

I can only select the portion of the screen to record manually. I want them all exactly the same so that when the videos are played sequentially, it all lines up. I'm using quicktime and would ...
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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 dimensions....
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How can I get a high-quality screen capture on a mac?

⌘ + Shift + 3 The screen capture shortcut on the Mac is one of the most useful tools I know. It grabs the screen and neatly places a .png file onto your desktop. But is this the highest quality ...
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Is there a built-in way to both save and copy a screenshot to the clipboard at the same time?

From what I've seen it seems like the basic hotkeys do not allow such a thing, besides if I use the following command on the terminal : screencapture -ci somepath/screenshot.jpg It only copies the ...
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How to record a screen film of an iPad?

I would like to record a screen film of my iPad. If possible, I would like to include my spoken comments. How can I do that ?
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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 do I take an iPad screenshot that includes a picture of the iPad border around it?

I know how to take a normal screenshot with my iPad, but I'm looking to see how people on the internet are able to show content on the iPad in a picture that has the physical border of an iPad. Do ...
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Is there a way to capture the current cursor image in OS X

I'm trying to report a bug where the cursor shape matters. The two easy screen capture methods exclude the cursor: Command-Shift-3 The Applications->Utilities->Grab program With grab you can set a ...
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“Evernote Premium” text is hovering on my screen, despite Evernote app being closed

I have some text hovering over my screen, in all my spaces, for at least the past 2 weeks. I cannot recall when this started. And, unfortunately, I do not know how to replicate it. Several attempts ...
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AppleScript in OS X 10.10 to Resize Safari window and take Screen Shot of that window and repeat with multiple sizes

I would like to build an AppleScript Application that when run will do the following: Open up Safari and navigate to a specific URL, or a line delimited file, or CSV. This is not required but would ...
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What methods are there for making a screencast from an iPad 2 or 3 with iOS 5?

I need to find a way to output, or possibly make an internal recording of, a screencast of everything on the iPad screen, so that I can record demonstrations of an app my company is developing. Of ...
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OmniDazzle alternative for modern Macs?

Is there any tool that runs on current Macs providing a flashlight effect to highlight a portion on the screen? In the past I've used OmniDazzle to create screen casts using this effect. On recent OS ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot of a dashboard in OS X?

I'm using a Cmd ⌘ Shift ⇧ 5 command to take a screenshot of a desktop, but it doesn't work if I switch to the dashboard. Is there any way to take a screenshot of dashboard elements?
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Quick Time screencast slows down my gameplay also size too big

I recorded few of the videos in past with quicktime. Size of those videos is too big (~5GB). I have a macbook pro 15-inch retina version. For cutting down the size I am using HandBrake. With that a 2 ...
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Export compressed videos from quicktime screencast / screenrecording

I create quite a few screencasts to show colleagues how to do more complex tasks and share bugs that i am finding. For this I use the File > Screenrecording feature in quicktime. Once im done ...
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How to Repeatedly capture fixed screen region to sequence of images

I need to repeatedly capture a fixed region from each of a sequence of web pages to a series of images that I can then compile to a PDF. Ideally I could just navigate from page to page and press a hot ...
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Screen Recording - NO COMPRESSION

I'm looking to record my screen similar to how Quicktime does it, but I need zero-compression, since I need the pixel colors to remain correct. Basically, I need a automated series of screenshots, if ...
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OSX Screenshot App: Can't change screenshot file format

I can't get the MacOS screenshot app to change the file format. I've tried to change the settings with $ rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.screencapture.plist $ defaults write com.apple....
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What screenshots are actually required for submission?

I am confused. The apple guidelines say things like: If your app indicates that it is optimized for the iPhone 6, at least one 4.7-inch screenshot is required. Up to four additional screenshots ...
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Pasting clipped screen capture into osx email can't be seen by recipients

When I take a screen capture using 'capture selection from screen' or using 'control-command-shift-4' and then paste it in an email, the clip cannot be seen by the receiving party. Instead they see a ...
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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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Why does iPhone capture screenshots as PNG?

Is there a reason for iPhone to save screenshots taken as .PNG instead of .JPG? Screenshots won't have transparent background anyways.
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How to screencapture just the active display in a dual monitor setup?

When I use ⇧+⌘+3 to take a screenshot with my laptop connected to a external monitor, it output a couple of images, one for each display. Is there any way to take the screenshot of just the active ...
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Place screenshots on Desktop on Display 2

How can I do to tell the system that every time that takes an screenshot place it on Desktop, but on Second Monitor? It only must be placed on Display 1 when Display 2 won't be available.
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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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Is it possible to make screenshot of a panel window

For example I want to make a screenshot of a panel window "Fonts" in Mail. But I can't do it, because panel window is hidden when its parent app is not in foreground and to make screenshot of it, I ...
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how to do screen+audio recording when mac is muted?

I want to record a video+audio on hangout (not sure if on the web or on an app) while i'm in another meeting. I saw this tutorial using quicktime: http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/4587/use-quicktime-...
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Screen shots shortcuts disabling themselves (Yosemite)

I use screen shots all the time (Cmd+Shift+4 ftw). But suddenly, I'll go to take a screen shot and the shortcut doesn't work. I go into System Preferences > Keyboard and see that ALL the screen shot ...
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How to find the coordinates of a png within another png

I have a screenshot of my entire desktop, taken with Command-Shift-3. I also have a much smaller screenshot of an icon, taken with Command-Shift-4. My goal is to find the (x, y) coordinates of the ...
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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 operations,...
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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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9:41 am on iOS Simulator screenshots?

I know that it's possible to record the screen on Yosemite and take screenshots that have 9:41 am. Is this same functionality possible with the Simulator?
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Why screenshot of same content appears more saturated on iPad 3 retina vs. Macbook Air LCD?

When I scale a screenshot of the same image from my iPad 3 retina to that on my MB Air the resulting image appears more saturated (unsure if it's a uniform saturation). Why does this happen? Can I ...
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Re-directed screenshot location via defaults file doesn't work

I'm sure everyone knows about the standard changing default location where captured screenshots are stored. A simple sudo defaults write com.apple.screencapture location <enter path to folder> ...
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How do I import from a mini DV camera without using the tape?

I want to set up a multicamera interview situation and direct stream the content from cameras to hard drives, without running mini DV tapes . I am running Mavericks 10.9.3 on a macpro, 10.9.4 on a ...
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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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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 recording on iPad 1: what are the options without jailbreak? [duplicate]

AppStore requests a demo video for my app, but at the moment all I have is an iPad 1 with iOS 5 on it. They don't accept a video recorded in a simulator. Buying a newer iPad is one obvious option, ...
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How to pick a color with DigitalColor Meter?

I want to pick a color from screen using the DigitalColor Meter. However, I cannot seem to lock the mouse. How am I supposed to use this tool?