Save Image Tab  

The Save Image tab lets you change image capture settings.

Effects Group
Select what to add to your capture.

Check to add a border to your image capture. Click the Settings button on the right to assign and change.

Border Settings dialog

Visual Options
Enter the total border width (1 40 pixels).

Choose from the Shadow, Glow, Fade and Frame effects.








Check to add a color effect. Click the Settings button on the right to assign and change.

You can change the Brightness and Contrast of the captured image.

Send Image To Group

Choose where you need to send your capture to.

Check to copy the capture to Image Editor to show and edit. Click the Open button on the right to show Image Editor.

Check to copy the capture to the standard Windows Clipboard to be pasted in other programs, such as Microsoft Word.

Check to print the capture directly.

Click the print settings button on the right to change. The selected setting information is shown on the button. (s) stands for Smooth zooming. Printed image is previewed as it is printed on paper.


Print size options

Original image size
Select to print the image in the original image size, pixel by pixel on the page. Since the normal image captured on the screen has a resolution of the screen, usually 96 dpi (dot per inch) or 120 dpi, and a modern printer can have 600 dpi or more, the image may look small in the original size.

Fit to page
Select to zoom the image to the page size, keeping the aspect ratio.

Zoom to
Select to print the image zoomed to your choice. The largest will be the size that fits the page size.

 Smooth zooming
Check to use high-quality zooming when zoomed.

Position options
Choose a place for the capture to appear on the paper.

Add title
Enter a title only if you want to have a title on the printed paper.

Check to include the filename if the capture is saved to a file.

 Add to the bottom
Check to show the title at the bottom. If unchecked, it will show at the top.

 Printer Settings...
Click to set up and change the printer.

 Print Now
Click to print directly to the printer using the current settings.
This button is only available when loaded from Image Editor.

 Print Multiple Copies...
Click to show the print dialog where you can set the number of copies before printing.
This button is only available when loaded from Image Editor.

Check to send the captured image as an attachment using the default email program on your PC.


Send automatically
Send the capture as an attachment directly to the default email program outbox.

Show the default email dialog before sending
Show the email before sending, allowing you to add and change the email. E.g. if you use Outlook as your email on your PC, it loads the Outlook email dialog box.

Enter the
recipient email addresses. Use ';' or ',' to separate multiple email recipients.

Enter the CC email recipients.
Use ';' or ',' to separate multiple email recipients.

  Send a Test Email
Press this button to check the correctness of all the mailing recipients and send an email to your email outbox with a sample image file attached. The attachment will be replaced by your capture in the future.

Image Files

Check to save the captured image to an image file, or multiple files.


JPG - JPEG file. The JPEG Quality from 1 to 100, with 100 being the highest quality
PNG - Portable Network Graphics file
PDF - Adobe PDF file
GIF - GIF file
BMP - Bitmap file

Click here for more on file format.

Filename has 3 choices: Automatic, Ask me or Set name. They are only available when at least one file type is checked above.

Automatic naming
Select to automatically save the captured image with a generated filename.

Filename Options
Check to include the text you want to add to your filename.

Check to add a note text.

Automatic number
Check to add an automatically generated sequence number.

Number of digits
Check if you want to have a fixed number of digits, such as 2 for 01, 02, 3 for 001, 002, etc.

Next number
ScreenHunter will keep increasing after each capture. You may enter any number to set, but it cannot be greater than the End at number.

End at
Check to set an end number. When the end number is reached, it will stop taking screenshots.

You can highlight an item in the list box and click the up  and down  buttons on the right to change the sequence.

No space in filename
Check to remove all spaces between characters in the filename.

Overwrite Options When File Exists
These options are only for actions when a newly generated filename already exists in the target folder.

 Never overwrite (generate a new filename)
    Select to always generate a new filename automatically, in a "filname (###)" format.
    Select to ask.
    Select to overwrite all the time.

Ask me
Select if you want to be asked each time. A dialog box will be displayed after each capture. You can change the file format, name, and location.

Set name
Select if you need to use
this filename for all captures. It will overwrite the file if it exists.

The default location where the captured images will be saved.

Open Image File Location
Click to open the location where the image files are saved.

Select Image File Location
Click to assign or create a folder to save captured images.