FastStone Capture 9.4

FastStone Capture

FastStone Capture is a powerful, lightweight, yet full-featuredscreen capture tool and screen video recorder. It allows you to easily capture and annotate anything on the screen including windows, objects, menus, full screen, rectangular / freehand / fixed regions as well as scrolling windows / web pages. It also allows you to record all screen activities including onscreen changes, speech from microphone, mouse movements and clicks into highly compressed video files. You can choose to send captures to editor, file, clipboard, printer, email, Word / PowerPoint document or upload them to your website. Editing tools include annotating (texts, arrowed lines, highlights), resizing, cropping, sharpening, watermarking, applying edge effects and many more. Other features include image scanning, global hotkeys, automatic filename generation, support for external editors, a color picker, a screen magnifier, a screen crosshair and a screen ruler.

FastStone Capture saves images in BMP, GIF, JPEG, PCX, PNG, TGA, TIFF and PDF formats.

FastStone Capture also allows you to record screen activities, speech from microphone, mouse movements and clicks into highly compressed WMV video files (Windows Media Video format). A built-in video editor allows you to draw annotations, apply zoom effects and cut unwanted sections. It even allows you to convert video files to animated gif files.

FastStone Capture Annotation

FastStone Capture features:

  • A small handy Capture Panel that provides quick access to its capture tools and output options
  • Global hotkeys to activate screen capturing instantly
  • Capture windows, objects, menus, full screen, rectangular/freehand regions and scrolling windows/web pages
  • Capture multiple windows and objects including multi-level menus
  • Record screen activities including onscreen changes, speech from microphone, mouse movements and clicks into highly compressed video files (Windows Media Video format). A built-in video editor allows you to draw annotations, apply zoom effects and cut unwanted sections. It even allows you to convert video files to animated gif files.
  • Options to specify output destination (internal editor, clipboard, file, printer …)
  • Draw annotation objects such as texts, arrowed lines, highlights, watermarks, rectangles and circles
  • Apply effects such as drop-shadow, frame, torn-edge and fade-edge
  • Add image caption
  • Resize, crop, rotate, sharpen, brighten, adjust colors …
  • Undo/Redo
  • Support tabs that allow you to capture and edit multiple screenshots simultaneously
  • Support external editors
  • Save in BMP, GIF, JPEG, PCX, PNG, TGA, TIFF and PDF formats
  • Acquire images from scanner
  • Convert images to a multi-page PDF file
  • Join images side by side to produce a single image file
  • Send captured images by email
  • Send captured images to Word and PowerPoint documents
  • Send captured images to a Web (FTP) server
  • Screen Color Picker
  • Screen Magnifier
  • Screen Crosshair
  • Screen Ruler
  • Support multiple monitors
  • Support touch interface (tap, swipe, pinch)
  • Run when Windows starts (optional)
  • Minimize to System Tray area
  • Small footprint in memory
  • And many more …

FastStone Capture 9.4 changelog:

  • Added OneNote as an output option
  • Added 3 options to Editor tab of Settings:
  • "Set default tool in Draw"
  • "Highlight active tab"
  • "Use workspaces to group tabs". This option allows you to organize and group captured images (tabs) in multiple workspaces. Each workspace remembers its last-used folder and works like a separate instance of FastStone Editor
  • Added "Stay on Screen" and "Minimize to System Tray" options to "Run when Windows starts"
  • Added "Send to New Tab" (Alt+C) to duplicate the current tab as a new tab
  • Added a count down text box to "Delay before Capture"
  • Added Apply button to Settings window
  • Added 2 icons (left/right clicks) to "Insert Mouse Pointer" in Draw tool
  • Enhanced "Save As" and "Open" dialogs:
  • Added "Hold Alt key to peek behind this window" option to "Save As" dialog
  • Resizable
  • Size and position are kept for next use
  • Added "Delay before showing" option (click […] in Toolbar tab of Settings) for the hidden toolbar
  • Added preview option to "Spotlight" effect
  • Added a right-click menu to "Capture Fixed-Size Region"
  • Added Contrast and Gamma auto-adjustment to "Acquire Images from Scanner". Enhanced the De-skew algorithm
  • Added tips for the toolbar buttons of FastStone Editor
  • In Draw tool, press Tab/Shift+Tab to cycle through drawing tools
  • Enhanced "Screen Color Picker". After picking a screen color, click the "New" color box to fine tune the color
  • Enhanced Print dialog. Now you can:
  • Print multiple images in batch mode
  • Print file name in the header area
  • Enhanced Edge/Watermark. Watermark image is resizable
  • Enhanced "Make Background Transparent" (Ctrl+T) by adding 3 options: Preview, Tolerance and Anti-aliased
  • Enhanced "Fill with Color" in Draw tool by adding 2 options: Tolerance and Transparent Fill
  • Optimized loading speed of Draw tool. Now it re-opens much faster
  • Many other minor improvements and bug fixes

Download: FastStone Capture 9.4 | 3.5 MB (Shareware)
Download: Portable FastStone Capture 9.4 | 5.6 MB
View: FastStone Capture Homepage

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