Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Screen capture utility for a USB "thumb drive."

Posted on 2007-04-07
11
Medium Priority
?
538 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I want to use a screen capture program that works from my USB "thumb drive."  Is there a product that will do this.  I have read that Snag It is a good program.  Will that work from a USB thumb drive?
0
Comment
Question by:rreiss60
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
  • 3
  • +1
11 Comments
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:Kitezh
Kitezh earned 300 total points
ID: 18869656
0
 
LVL 63

Accepted Solution

by:
☠ MASQ ☠ earned 700 total points
ID: 18869690
SnagIt needs installing

As well as the suggestions above consider FastStone's Screen Capture Utility which doen't need to be installed & just runs from the file on your Thumb Drive. (http://www.faststone.org/FSCaptureDetail.htm)

Don't forget that the Print SCreen button on your keyboard will also work and Alt-PrtScr will capture the current active window to your clipboard.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rreiss60
ID: 18869797
Pardon my ignorance.  What is "FPS?"
0
Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  

 

Author Comment

by:rreiss60
ID: 18869952
O.K.  One additional question. I will increase the points.  Is there a capture utlity as described above that will automatically place the screen capture into a MS Word document without going throught a clipboard step?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Kitezh
ID: 18869999
Sorry rreiss60 I

http://www.fraps.com/
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Kitezh
ID: 18870005
Sorry rreiss60 I meant Fraps :

http://www.fraps.com/

FPS = Frame Per Second or First Person Shooter

0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:☠ MASQ ☠
ID: 18870015
>>One additional question. I will increase the points.  Is there a capture utlity as described above that will automatically place the screen capture into a MS Word document without going throught a clipboard step?

AFAIK there has to be a clipboard step for Word.

FRAPS is great for specific captures such as ingame video for WoW etc but again will need to be installed on your PC
0
 

Author Comment

by:rreiss60
ID: 18870537
I tried the FastStone screen capture utility.  It works well from my thumb drive.
Thanks!
0
 
LVL 83

Expert Comment

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 18871924
Alt-printscreen then paste works for me a lot of the time.. unfortunately it must go through the clipboard. FPS stands for frames per second.. (a major requirement for gamers in which the higher the better)
0
 

Author Comment

by:rreiss60
ID: 18872615
I tried alt-printscrn but I need to select small portions of a window to put into a word doc, not an entire active window.

Thanks.
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:☠ MASQ ☠
ID: 18872628
Use Alt-PrtScr & then paste to either Paint or a graphics package like Irfanview and cut the section you want.
0

Featured Post

Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A clone is a duplicate copy. Sheep have been cloned and maybe someday even people will be cloned, but disk cloning (performed by the hard drive cloning software) is a vital tool used to manage and protect data. Let’s look at what hard drive cloning …
This article will show how Aten was able to supply easy management and control for Artear's video walls and wide range display configurations of their newsroom.
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to import photos into Adobe Lightroom efficiently and to keep everything organized.
In a question here at Experts Exchange (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29062564/Adobe-acrobat-reader-DC.html), a member asked how to create a signature in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (the free Reader product, not the paid, full Acrobat produ…

610 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question