Screenshots are often very useful, for blogging, troubleshooting issues, or just for the sake of sharing contents with friends.
Earlier this week, we told you how to save screenshots automatically to OneDrive.
But what do you take screenshots with? Print Screen + MS Paint aka Microsoft Paint has long been the most common combo, thaks to the fact that is free and available on every Windows PC. But the biggest problem with this method is that you do not have any other options or modes of taking screenshots.
Another problem is that you have to manually open MS Paint and then paste it, to edit the screenshot, and then save it.
A better way to take screenshots [...]
Microsoft’s OneDrive is one of the most popular cloud storage services today.
It provides 5GB of free storage for free users, and can be used across almost any device, thanks to the official apps the Redmond company has released for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows PCs.
An additional advantage is that OneDrive is also available on the web, like most rival services (Dropbox, Google Drive, Mega, etc). But OneDrive does have one more feather in its cap that outdoes its rivals, a desktop app which comes pre-installed on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. It is built-in to the operating system, and integrates deeply with File Explorer.
You can find it [...]
Every so often, we come across an interesting article across a website, or a funny ad or a nice sale, which you may want to send to your friends.
Sometimes the webpage you shared may have a lot of information, so it may not be able to spot the specific part you wanted your friend to see.
The easiest solution for this is of course, to send a screenshot of the page. And you may be well aware that the simplest tool to do so, is by using Print Screen and then opening MS Paint to save or make minor changes to the image.
Of course you can use other tools like the Windows Snipping Tool, or any other app. But what if there was a solution right-in your browser? Is it [...]
Screenpresso, the popular screen capture program, has been updated to version 188.8.131.52
We reported back in October, that Screen Presso was Windows 10 compatible with v1.6.0. It introduced some new features to the app, including a Quick Capture bar,
The app picked up a minor update, in November, taking the version to 1.6.1. It was this build which added full support for 64-bit Windows architecture. Additionally it also added an option to keep its taskbar icon blinkling in different colours, while a video recording is on-going.
Another useful feature addition in the previous version, was the ability to take a fullscreen screen capture, by pressing Print [...]