Capture your entire screen, the active window, an area, an object, etc., and apply adjustments to your shots with the help of this capable program.
- APP : CapturePlus
- Version : 3.0
- License : Freeware
- OS : Windows
- Developer : CapturePlus.net
Whenever you take it upon itself to introduce friends and family to new tech concepts, you want your indications to be plain and explicit and not have to repeat yourself over. This is also the reason you may want to illustrate your explanations with real-life examples.
The most straightforward means of doing that is by making use of screenshots. One program that claims to be quite potent in this area, without becoming unapproachable, is CapturePlus.
Capture your screen using customizable hotkeys
First things first, the program features a conventional user interface that should raise no concerns, no matter your level of expertise. Its capabilities consist of taking a wide rage of screenshot types, actions that you can trigger using the “Capture” menu, the dedicated toolbar, or simply the hotkeys you can configure however you see fit.
But let’s take a better look at the captures the application can provide you with. You can take a shot of the active window, a fixed region, the full screen, a particular object, an icon, an area whose dimensions you get to choose, and more.
It also comes in handy that you may specify the type of selection you make, having to choose from rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, triangle, polygon, and free polygon line.
Plus, the program offer a “Color Picker” option, which should enable you to identify any shade you see on your screen, and it can also capture the mouse cursor. For convenience, the screen grabber lets you repeatedly use your last selection and thus save a lot of time.
Enables you to customize your captures
Once you have taken pictures of everything you need, the program stores them in separate tabs until you decide what to do with them. Naturally, you can save them as is, but you can edit them prior to that. Without being in any way impressive as far as its editing capabilities are concerned, the program does allow you, among others, to adjust saturation, brightness, noise, rotate, flip, and scale images.
What’s more, annotations, arrows, and highlights can be applied on your screenshots. However, it must be mentioned that there is no feature specifically allowing you to add a watermark, even though, as mentioned, you can put your mark on them and ensure some degree of protection.
As for save options, you can select the JPEG quality of your images, as well as automatize the entire process, using the same directory for all your screens.
Capable screenshot grabber bundling quite a few editing features
All in all, CapturePlus is a powerful screen grabber without coming in an intimidating package. Even though it does not feature a user manual, all its capabilities should be easy to exploit, and you can definitely rely on it if you want to capture any section of your screen and accompany your shots with any sort of textual additions.