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Of course the Mac's built in command-shift-3 and command-shift-4 is satisfactory for most snap shots but if you need something more or have a particularly tricky screen to capture, one of these programs might help.
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Icon Backdrop 2.4

Backdrop is a simple utility to fill your screen with a white window. This is useful for taking screenshots without having to clean up your desktop.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: John Haney
  • Modification Date: May 07, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 756.3 Kb

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icon DVD Snap 3.2.1

DVD Snap allows you to capture photos from any movie running in Apple's DVD Player.
Pick any scene you want and DVD Snap either snaps a single photo or series of timed snaps in an interval of your choice.
All your captured photos are automatically taken to DVD Snap's photo library where you can share or export them to a destination folder of your choice in various formats.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Developer/Publisher: Tobias Jordan
  • Modification Date: December 5, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 5.8 MB

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Icon Easy Screen OCR 1.1.5

Easy Screen OCR for Mac can help users to capture the screenshot and extract uncopiable text from images on Mac. Stop retyping, just drag your mouse cursor and OCR images like a pro!

Intuitive Interface - No MainWindow. Press shortcut to start using it.
Recognition - No need to set recognition language before OCR. Support 100+ languages
Highest Accuracy - Powered by Google OCR, you can get accurate results.
Cloud Process - The OCR process is based online. Save your hard disk space.
Shortcuts - Go to preference to assign a keyboard shortcut. Super easy to use.
Save as PNG - You can create a new image file by saving the screenshot as PNG.
Save as PDF - You can create a new PDF file by saving the screenshot as PDF.
Security - No virus guarantee. No files stored. Your privacy has been protected.
  • License: Subscribe for Unlimited Access $9/month
  • Developer/Publisher: Tong Zhang
  • Modification Date: September 2, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 higher

Download mac File Size: 715.4 KB

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Icon FlySketch 1.7.1

When called upon, FlySketch will show its main drawing window above all other windows in the system. Change the transparency of the canvas, and you can trace, draw over, highlight, and capture just about anything that shows up behind FlySketch.
Capture a web page and highlight important bits. Send it off in an email.
Some app's just can't draw. Let FlySketch do it for them.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Flying Meat
  • Modification Date: July 21, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher - 32-bit

Download Mac File Size: 1.6 MB

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icon InstantShot! 2.7.1

InstantShot! offers classical screenshot functionality for capturing the whole screen, a portion of it or a window and also the option to make timed screenshots or to make delayed captures over time. It offers a wide range of preferences and options to fit everyone's needs.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Digital Waters
  • Modification Date: April 23, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 563 Kb

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Icon IShowU Instant 1.2.10

Welcome to realtime screen recording like you've never seen before! iShowU Instant is the fastest, most feature filled realtime screen capture tool from shinywhitebox yet. It takes key features from both "Classic" and HD Pro, and merges them into a single product, making 'Instant' the only app you'll ever need to create recordings quickly.
All of the features you would expect are here, and probably some you don't! Record from any screen, enhance your microphone audio through the use of a dynamics processor, compressor and/or equaliser*, add text and/or an overlay, enhance your recording with mouse and click visualization, trim front/back after recording, create time-lapse recordings, share to a wide range of online services, and more.
  • License: Shareware, Standard $24 - Advanced $58
  • Developer/Publisher: Neil Clayton
  • Modification Date: November 12, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 26 MB

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Icon Monosnap 3.5.4

Make screenshots. Draw on it.
Shoot video and share your files.
It's fast, easy and free.
  • License: Freeware, Access to Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote for $6
  • Developer/Publisher: Farminers Limited
  • Modification Date: November 30, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 14.7 MB

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Icon Paparazzi! 1.0b8

Paparazzi! is a small utility for macOS that makes screenshots of webpages.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Nate Weaver
  • Modification Date: December 19, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 3.4 MB

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icon Screenflick 2.7.39

Screenflick is a screen recorder for macOS focused on providing high performance and reliable audio and video screen capture. Used by consumers and professionals around the world, whether you're recording a software training session, video chats, demo of your app or website, a play session of the latest 3d game, or anything at all that's on your screen, Screenflick is the tool to use.
  • License: Demo, $35
  • Developer/Publisher: Araelium
  • Modification Date: November 27, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 14.5 MB

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icon ScreenFlow 8.2.2

Video is everywhere. You've watched it, you've shared it, why not create it? ScreenFlow is an award winning and easy to use video editing, screen recording and sharing tool from Telestream.
  • License: Demo, $129
  • Developer/Publisher: Telestream
  • Modification Date: November 12, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 57.4 MB

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icon Screenium 3.2.5

Record exactly what you see on the screen and turn it into a screencast in next to no time. Screenium lets you record at 60 frames per second, offering optimum performance for your tutorials, gameplay recordings or any other screen content you wish to record. Not only If you work with an ultra-high resolution 4K or 5K display or a Retina Mac, Screenium puts you on the safe side as it creates the smoothest video quality possible for these types of devices. Screenium offers three different recording modes: Record full screen, individual windows, or any selected area.
  • License: Shareware, $55
  • Developer/Publisher: Synium Software
  • Modification Date: December 5, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 34.5 MB

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icon Snagit 2018.2.3

Simple, Powerful Screen Capture Software and Screen Recorder
Take a screenshot or capture a video of what you see on your computer screen. Choose whether you want to capture an image or record your screen after you make your selection, and resize the capture area right down to the pixel.
Snagit is way more than just a snipping tool. Customize and edit every screenshot with professional-quality markup tools. Trim any part of your recordings. Or convert videos to an animated GIF.
  • License: Demo, $50
  • Developer/Publisher: TechSmith
  • Modification Date: September 18, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 301.4 MB

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Icon SnapNDrag 4.2.8

SnapNDrag started off as a simple app that lets you snap a screenshot with one click and then drag the result off to Mail, Finder or any other app that accepts an image.
  • One-click capture (by window, selection or timed)
  • Organize with Folders
  • Annotate without losing the original screenshot
  • Share to Mail, Messages, Twitter, Facebook etc
  • Output in PNG, JPEG or TIFF
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Developer/Publisher: Yellow Mug Software
  • Modification Date: April 16, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher

Download Mac File Size: 3.4 MB

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