MWSnap – Free Tool to Capture Image from Your Computer Desktop

MWSnap is a free tool that enables you to capture an image from your computer. It can be used to quickly and easily take screenshots of your computer desktop. Features include the ability to take fixed rectangle snapshots, select area snapshots, active window snapshots, and full desktop snapshots. Files can be saved in .jpg, .tiff, .gif, and .png formats.

The user interface may not be visually appealing, but it has clear commands for anyone to use, including beginners. You can access these commands in several ways  – from the menu, toolbar, capture panel, or by using the assigned hotkey. Under each option you can view a quick description of the snapshot mode.

Furthermore, you can make minor modifications to an image once you have captured it – transform (rotate, flip), add frame (simple, double, buttonize), or add cursor (e.g. arrow, hour glass, hand point).

In addition, you can use a ruler tool, zoom tool, window tool and color picker, enable auto-saving or auto-printing, select language, and assign hotkeys. You can configure MWSnap to start minimized, confirm files overwriting, restore itself after snapping, auto copy snapped image to the clipboard, disable sound, and more.

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  • 5 snapping modes.
  • Support for BMP, JPG, TIFF, PNG and GIF formats, with selected color depth and quality settings.
  • System-wide hotkeys.
  • Clipboard copy/paste.
  • Printing.
  • Auto-saving, auto-printing.
  • Auto-start with Windows.
  • Minimizing to system tray.
  • An auto-extending list of fixed sizes, perfect for snapping images for icons and glyphs.
  • A zoom tool for magnifying selected parts of the screen.
  • A ruler tool for measuring screen objects lengths.
  • A color picker showing screen colors with separated RGB parts.
  • Fast picture viewer.
  • Adding frames and mouse pointer images.
  • Multilevel configurable undo and redo.
  • Multilingual versions.
  • Configurable user interface.

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