ScreenHunter is designed
so that it is always on standby, ready for you to take action.
Screenhunter has five main tabs:
The Capture tab is for assigning how you want to capture for both images
The Save Image tab lets you change image capture settings and the Save
Video tab allows you to change the settings for how videos are
The Options tab provides
customization methods and the Tools
tab provides other useful tools.
following two examples are quick guides that show how to capture a
rectangular area image and record a video. You can mix and match
settings and features to suit your capture needs.
Example #1: Capture Image
Step #1: Download & Install
Download and save the setup package,
then run to install. To run, you can press Windows + E to open
Windows Explorer, then locate the downloaded file and
double-click on it.
After installing, run ScreenHunter 7 Pro
from the Windows Start menu, or the icon on your desktop.
Step #2: Using the capture tab
Basically, you can press the Capture Now button at the top to capture an image, if you don't want to change settings on the tabs.
Pick a hotkey to start
is a keyboard shortcut that you press on your keyboard to start capturing.
F6 is ScreenHunter’s default image capture hotkey; however, you can
choose any key combination or a single key as your hotkey.
You can always click the Capture Now
button to capture.
Pick what you want on tabs
In this example, we selected the Rectangular area
in the Screen
In the Add
group, select Cursor
#3: Choose Where to Save Your Capture: "Save Image"
In this example, on the Save Image
tab, select Editor
so we can edit the capture directly after, and select Clipboard
to copy the capture to the Windows Clipboard.
In the Image Files
group, select PNG
to save as a PNG file.
for the filenames to be created automatically. To change the format, click the filename button to the right.
Step #4: Capture
capture, click Capture Now
, which is the camera button at
Press your hotkey on your keyboard
, F6 in this case, to
and hold down the mouse button, then drag to select an area on
screen. Release the mouse button to capture.
you have selected the Adjust feature
on the Rectangular
dialog, the selected area is then highlighted.
You can use your mouse or arrow keys to adjust the size of the
area and click the camera button to capture an image. Also, you
can press Enter
on your keyboard to finish.
for the details on how to skip this step.
Step #5: Get Your Screenshot
Find your capture. In this case, it is in the ScreenHunter folder on your Desktop.
If you used another location to save your captures, open Windows
Explorer (press Windows + E
). Go to your file folder
assigned in Step #3
to pick up your file.
The capture is
also copied to your clipboard so that you can paste to
another program, such as MS Word by using Ctrl+V
Press the Esc
key or right-click
the mouse button to cancel at any
for more of how to use keys.
Example #2: Record Video
Recording a video uses many similar settings and operations as capturing an image.
#1 & #2 are
the same as capturing an image.
#3: Choose Where to Save: "Save Video”
this example, on the Save Video
tab, check Sound
to record audio in your video, and choose a Quality
your specific Frame rate
the Video File
group, check MP4
to save as an
for the filename and click the filename button to
the right if you want to change the format.
Click Record Now
to record, which is the video button at
- or -
Press your hotkey on your keyboard
, F8 by default, to
Same way as capturing an image to select an area, and adjust it.
click the video button to start recording.
When recording has started, the Record Now
button will be changed to a Stop button.
You can click it to stop, or you can press the stop hotkey to stop.
When recording, the flashing indicator can be shown and you may click the Stop
button at the bottom to stop.
Step #5 is the same as Capture Image.
These are a couple of very basic ways to use ScreenHunter, but we have
developed ScreenHunter to adapt to whatever your needs may be.
for details on how to get the most out of ScreenHunter.