Have areas of your desktop or the entire screen saved to file or printed out at the press of a button and various other image processing tools in this powerful app.
- APP : Hardcopy
- Version : 2021.08.02
- License : Shareware
- OS : Windows
- Developer : Siegfried Weckmann
By default, a computer seems to be equipped with all it needs so you can carry out your work. However, this was the case when computers were not the main source of information and entertainment. Various tools need to be installed, with Hardcopy being suitable for capturing screen activity and much, much more.
Simple design makes it easy to use
Although specially designed to provide enhanced tools for image processing, and it does, the application is not much to look at in terms of visual elements. With a basic and clever arrangement of functions throughout the main window, the application manages to quickly get you up and running right from the start.
Large variety of editing tools and effects
At its core, the application is able to capture several regions of your desktop, be them objects, windows or the entire screen and have them automatically saved or printed out immediately. The application manages to achieve its goal, with a breathtaking amount of fully customizable options with the help of which you can adapt the application to any scenario.
Every captured image is displayed in a large interactive preview section. Interactive because there are various simple, as well as complex effects and drawing tools. Similar to image editing application, you can draw lines, shapes, but also apply a decent amount of filters that range from a few types of blur, to ripple, halftone, watermarks and more.
Make functions suit your style and needs
What's more, you don't have to use the application only for capturing screen activity, with the possibility to import pictures of more than ten different file formats and have them all wrapped in a photo library, slide show, or even create animations from frames.
As mentioned above, nearly all aspects of the application can be fully customized, from arranging and selecting menu entries, to specifying tool attributes, as well setting up external applications to use, record macros, run scripts and more.
A few last words
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Hardcopy is a powerful set of utilities that greatly aid in image processing. There is more to the application than meets the eye and the only method to find out is to take it out for a spin. It's strongly adaptable, intuitive and recommended for all types of users.