The Capture tab is for what you want to capture an image or record a video.
Check to use keyboard shortcuts. Click the Settings button on the right to assign and change keyboard hotkeys to capture and record.
ScreenDraw is used to draw on the screen without magnifying. ScreenZoom is used to magnify the screen and draw.
What you want to capture.
Rectangular Area Settings Dialog
Make the rectangular area adjustable when capturing so you can further adjust the area using the mouse and keyboard.
Set a fixed rectangular area in pixels. The max size is full screen.
Capture a fixed area on the screen and click the button on the right to preview and set. When selected, more timer features are unlocked in the Timer group.
The area can be defined by clicking the fixed area size button on the
right. Use the mouse and keyboard to adjust the area. You can also press
Enter or Space to set.
This feature is useful for monitoring and capturing something that changes constantly, such as stock prices.
Additional options are available by clicking the settings button on the
Capture an entire window or an object on a window, even if it is covered or hidden. Highlight colors may be customized on the Options tab.
Additional options are available by clicking the settings button on the right.
button, menu, etc.
Capture an entire window or an object on a window.
Check to capture more than one object, such as cascading menu blocks, buttons and windows.
When capturing multiple objects, click the left mouse button to add an object, and then press Enter or Space bar on your keyboard to finish.
Active window (press hotkey to capture)
Capture a currently active window when you press your hotkey. The active window is the window that is currently in focus and with which you are interacting. When selected, additional timer features are unlocked in the Timer group.
Capture a specific window, even if it is minimized or covered.
Click to refresh and show
is for image only.
Cursor Effect Settings (video only) Dialog
This list may change when a window on your machine is closed or updated.
Capture the full screen. When selected, additional timer features are unlocked in the Timer group.
In the recording, depending on your PC power, you might want to choose an individual monitor, not 'All monitors'
Capture a non-rectangular area.
Additional options are available by clicking the settings button on the right
Background color refers to the color that the negative space will be shaded in.
ScreenHunter scrolls down windows or webpages while capturing. Scrolling is application dependent, so auto-scroll may not work with all applications, such as windows that have constantly changing content.
Choose the scrolling speed that works for your machine and scrolling window content.
What you want to add to the image capture or recorded video.
Add the mouse pointer.
This is for video only and has no effects while capturing an image.
Check Highlight cursor when you need to highlight the cursor in a recorded video.
This is for image only.
Cursor Effect Settings (video only) Dialog
Size: Assign the cirle size comparing to the current cursor size.
Choose from a color panel.
Check Show click effect when you need to show where cursor clicks occur in a recorded video. You can choose one of the following shapes.
Select Solid if you want the circle to be filled.
Color: Choose from a color panel.
Select to add a text annotation.
Caption Settings Dialog
Check to include the text you want to add. A date and time format can be selected from the dropdown list.
Highlight an item in the box and click the up or down buttons on the right to change the sequence.
You can choose the text font, color, background color, and transparency percent of the caption and the position of the caption.
Check to add a watermark.
Watermark Settings Dialog
Click the folder icon on the right to choose an image file to use as the watermark.
Choose a different scale and transparency options for the watermark.
Choose a position for the watermark to appear in the image or video.
Check to downscale down the capture.
Choose a scale from the dropdown list on the right.
Check only if you need to use timed features.
Check to set a delay from the moment the hotkey is pressed to the time the image gets captured or the recording is started. The maximum delay time is 100 seconds.
In delayed capture/recording, when the CaptureNow/RecordNow button is clicked, it shows the count-down timer too, the same as a hotkey is pressed. Click the button again to capture right away.
Check to capture according to a schedule. It will be enabled when Fixed area, Active window or Specific window is selected in Window, or Full screen is selected in the Screen group.
Scheduled Capture Settings Dialog
Capture an image or record a video.
Set the starting time for the recurrence.
Click the drop-down to select the date. Type or press the up and down arrows to set the hour, minute, and second.
Choose from the following options,
Once - Only capture or record once.
Every day - Capture or record every day.
Weekly Check the days you want.
Monthly - Choose a day in the month and month intervals.
Choose how your scheduled captures will finish.
No end date.
End at End at a specific date and time.
For scheduled video recordings, you can set the video length on the Save Video tab:
The text on the button will show the main information of your selection on the Scheduled Capture Settings dialog, in this format: (type) (date-time) (schedule).
i - image; v video
(date time): month-day hour : minute
(schedule): o - Once; e Every day; w Weekly; m - Monthly
For example, this translates to capturing an image, starting at July 1st at 9:30, and every day afterwards.
If you want to capture or record immediately when ScreenHunter is launched, select Start at at a date-time earlier than the ScreenHunter launch time.
Auto-capture (for image only)
Automatically capture images at given intervals. Available when Fixed area, Active window or Specific window in Window, or Full screen is selected in the Screen group.
Choose your interval time and unit for auto-capture
assign a duration of capture.
To stop auto-capturing after it's started
Press the Capture Now button again. The button will have indication when auto-capturing.
Press the image capture hotkey again if hotkeys are used
If the interval is set to no more than 10 seconds, no messages will be displayed after each capture.