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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Can I get system sound along with QuickTime Player screen recording?

In Lion, Quicktime can do screen recordings. Is there a way to capture system audio also and then sync the two tracks into a movie with both system video out (The screen) and system audio out? I own ...
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How can I change the resolution on my Mac to 720p (1280x720)?

I'm looking to record some screencasts, and 720p (1280x720) seems to be the best choice for the resolution. It's supported by video sites like YouTube and Vimeo as one of the standard "HD" ...
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How do I take a picture of the login screen?

I've seen quite a number of login screen screenshots. I've tried Cmd + Shift + 3, but to no avail. How do I take a picture of the login screen or the boot screen of OS X?
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Screencapture Terminal command and then return to Shell script

I'm trying to run a shell script wherein I run the screencapture command, do a couple of modifications like file renaming, moving to Dropbox, shortening the url etc and then growling the url. Problem ...
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Need help taking a screenshot during Keynote presentation

I know Cmd+Shift+4 is how screenshots are normally taken of visible areas on Mac OS X, but this shortcut does not work during a Keynote Presentation.
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How do I hide Quicktime Player's controls when the video is paused?

I'm trying to take a screen shot (using Grab) of a quicktime video that is paused. The problem is that the video controls don't disappear, and thus are shown in the resulting shot as seen below: ...
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Is it possible to take simultaneous screenshots of two windows?

I want to be able to take a screenshot of two windows at the same time without capturing what's in the background. For instance, instead of taking a picture like this: I want a picture like this: ...
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When does Skitch use a transparent background?

I am using Skitch Plus to take screenshots of applications running on my Mac, and I have noticed it has an option to set the background. What I still have to understand is when that option is used. ...
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iOS Screen recording

I'm wondering if there is an Apple policy against screen sharing? My basic use case is similar to the mirroring feature from iPad to Apple TV, except I'm seeking to mirror the device onto a Mac (as ...
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Alternative to Windows Snipping Tool for Mac OSX

Is there something like the Windows Snipping Tool for OSX? For those, who don't know about the tool, it's an easy to use software to take snapshot of any portion of screen, and is really useful in ...
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How do I change the location of screenshot in OS X Lion?

The old method that works for Leopard/Snow Leopard doesn't work any more on Lion: defaults write com.apple.screencapture location /Users/kamus/Pictures/snap Has something changed or does anyone ...
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There is an app that can do screenshots in MacOSX Lion, what's the name?

There is an app that can do screenshots in MacOSX Lion, what's the name? It comes from the OS, not a 3rd party app.
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Are there any “App Store quality” apps for creating animated GIFs from a series of image files?

I searched the App Store for "animated GIF" but the only returned app was one to convert a movie file into an animated GIF. I need to go the other way: I have a series of screenshots taken of an app ...
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Screenshot reader for Mac

Is there a screenshot reader similar to ABBYY Screenshot Reader (you are just selecting area on the screen and getting text into the buffer, something like that)?
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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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What app is this screenshot from? Is it only a mockup?

This screenshot was posted by somebody in my Twitter feed on the day Steve Jobs died. It was the author's tribute to him. He received many @replies asking what app this was, but nobody received a ...
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How can I take a larger screenshot on my iPhone?

I would like to take a screenshot of an entire web page in Mobile Safari, not just the part that's visible on the screen. I'm running iOS 5 on an iPhone 4, but I'm pretty sure this functionality isn't ...
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Changing the default screenshot filename

Is there a way to change the default screenshot filename prefix (the Cmd-Shift-4 type screenshot) to something other than the default? The default name looks like this: Screen Shot 2011-08-30 at ...
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Is there any free screencasting software?

I am searching for an OK and free screencasting app to finally start LP-ing. The app doesn't have to record sound because I can do that sort of stuff with Audacity. Recently tried out "Copernicus", a ...
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Screen capture software that streams to Apple TV?

Is there any application that can stream content of a screen, or application window to Apple TV? I would like something that works in similar fashion as AirFoil, but for captured screen content ...
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Screenshot tool that uses current state of web browser?

I'm looking for a screenshot tool that will snap the current page, in its current state. So if I've filled out a form, or changed the page from its default state in some way via DHTML, or I'm using ...
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Fixed region screen capture on Mac OS X?

I use both Windows and Mac OS X on my work/home computers, and on Windows I love SnagIt, because it allows me to capture fixed regions of the screen: I select a resolution (for example, 500x400), and ...
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OS X: Is there an open source screen recorder?

I need a screen recorder. However, I try to avoid using closed-source software whenever possible except from major vendors like Apple and Skype. I am wondering, is there an open source screen ...
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What are some good screencapturing applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Creating a professional looking screencast? Recommendations for video editing + screen capturing software Camtasia, Screenflow, or “Other?” What are ...
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Resizing a window to a specific size, for screen recording?

I want to record an application window for a demo/tutorial, and I'd like the video to be a particular resolution. Is there a trick/tool already installed in Lion that allows me to take a window and ...
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Bug with square screen capture in Lion OS X

I have noticed an annoying bug in OS X Lion that happens if you try to take a screen cap with cmd+shift+4. It works fine with every rectangular selection, but if you take a square shot (for example ...
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Using screencapture when remotely logged in to a headless mac via ssh

I'm trying to use screencapture from the terminal, when logged in over ssh, to a mac that has no screen attached. I can screen share to the machine, so I'd like to capture the same display. However ...
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How to capture a screen shot of all spaces

Regularly I use more than 4 spaces in my Macbook Pro ( lion/10.7.1 ). Can I get a screenshot of all spaces at one time ?
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Screencapture with zooming

In Snow Leopard when I used a screencapture program (⇧⌃⌘4) on the screen area that was zoomed in (by using ⌃ + mouse wheel) the resulting screen shot has the same zoom factor. Super useful when I ...
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Lock Screen Screenshots

I want to take a screenshot of my Lion lock screen to highlight the new circular user portraits. Is there an easy way to take a screenshot of the OS X lock screen?
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Seeking ambient screen recorder

I am a work-from-home developer that gets paid by the hour. I am seeking an app that runs in the background and records my screen(s) and uploads it (every 20 seconds or so) through FTP to my ...
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How can I create iPhone screenshots without the lock button?

Is there any way to create a screenshot of an iPhone without using the combination home+lock button? Is there an app for jailbroken phones? Something else? I do not have a Mac; only Windows.
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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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Recommendations for video editing + screen capturing software

I'd like to make a video demo of my upcoming web application. Requirements include: Being able to have a sound track (probably just an mp3) Being able to 'film' screen work and chop it to bits and ...
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Make a screen-shot and upload with a script

I am not very good with AppleScript but I would imagine this is something quite easy for the AppleScript guru out there, I am looking to make a screenshot of a region like with doing Apple-Shift-s and ...
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How does one make screen captures?

How to do beautiful print screens, with shadows on the border, like this image:? Is the shadows automatic? A Mac tool? or do I need to manipulate the image in other programs like Adobe Photoshop?
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Pause screen recording in QuickTime X

I found a screen recording feature of QuickTime X very useful. Except you can't pause the recording, as in most other screen recording programs. Or can you?
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Easy way to take a screen shot that's NOT color corrected?

My displays are color calibrated every other month or so with a hardware calibration tool. When I take a screen shot of a profile aware app, such as photoshop or lightroom or some web browsers, I ...
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How can I printscreen in X11 Environment?

I use Wireshark and it runs under X11 environment I want take some screenshot from wireshark windows but cmd + shift + 3 or cmd + shift + 4 or ... didn't work there is there any way that I could ...
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Is there any way to get rid of the sound made when a screenshot is created?

Obviously other than muting the computer. I just want to create a screenshot without having that "camera sound" come out. Is there a way to disable this sound?
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Why would Preview save just my annotations?

I was using Preview to annotate a screenshot for a question on Apple.StackExchange.com and I saved it. For some reason, it only saved my annotation. I must've spaced out and accidentally pressed ...
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How can I capture a screenshot of an entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser?

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser like I can take in my Desktop with Help of Firefox Addon called Fireshot?
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Change the directory used to save screenshots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the location of screen captures on 10.5? In the Keyboard preferences, I enabled the shortcuts that allow me to take a screenshot of the full screen, or ...
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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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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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How iPad screen gameplay is captured?

In some video such as http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csjXiu9HLrA I see that it looks like the iPad video is captured... but it is also said that the Component cable for iPad only works for movies ...
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Camtasia, Screenflow, or “Other?”

I want to start recording professional quality screencasts on my Mac and I've narrowed it down to two apps (that I know of): Camtasia Studio and Screenflow. I considered Camstudio, but since I will be ...
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Turn off Anti-Aliasing on Mac

This is a followup to the Stack Overflow question, Why does there appear to be a different number of unique colors available on the Mac as compared to Windows? How can I turn off anti-aliasing on a ...
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How can I combine multiple screenshots in Skitch?

With Skitch, I often find myself wanting to take screenshots of different parts of the screen, annotating them, and combining them into one image. I could use a separate program for this last step, ...
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Is it possible to change the file format of Grab.app?

I know that you can change the format used by ⌘⇧3 and ⌘⇧4 (SE answer and external source), but is it also possible to change the format of Grab.app (uses TIFF)?