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Fastest Way to get a screen shot to the cloud?

What is the best/fastest way to get a screen shot to the cloud?

I currently use picasa.  Load Picasa-PrintScrn-Grab Screen Shot-Upload.

Is there a better way?  Like a plug in for dropbox.  So everytime I hit print screen it is in my dropbox?
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swedishmotors
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Take a look at SnagIT. You can get a screen shot with the PrtScr button very easily. From there, there a bunch of Output options and you can add some of your own. Direct to email is an option as well. SnagIT has a trial period, so take a look and see if it fits your need.  Overall, SnagIT is the best screen capture program going (in my opinion).
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chakkoCommented:
What about a sync program

I found this, but I don't use dropbox, so can't comment on how well it works

http://forums.dropbox.com/topic.php?id=19392

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
if you can't afford snagit then you can use jing (also from techsmith)
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swedishmotorsAuthor Commented:
chakko
This looks great, installed easy and seems to work.
Great solution, I will try it.  
Still need to load picasa.
Next step is running picasa as a service so anytime I hit printscreen it arrive in my drop box.

Does Window 7 store the printscreen somewhere?  So I can snyc that folder to my dropbox?
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chakkoCommented:
I think printscreen is just stored in RAM (clipboard process)

Here is a free program to auto-save.  A search showed other free ones also.

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/gprintscreen.html
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nobusCommented:
if you like tocustomise it further, you can always use a Macro to do it for you
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zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
>> Next step is running picasa as a service so anytime I hit printscreen it arrive in my drop box.
Why not using a great freeware screenshot taker like eg. ScreenShotCaptor (http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/screenshotcaptor/)
You can tell it to save it's screenshots in the (DropBox) directory of your choice
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
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swedishmotorsAuthor Commented:
There were afew good solutions posted, this is the one I implemented - it works great and allows me to reserve the print screen button for loac use - shift f10 to send it to my dropbox
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