How to Use FSCapturePortable.exe to Capture and Annotate Screenshots
If you are looking for a lightweight, yet full-featured screen capture tool that allows you to easily capture and annotate anything on the screen, you might want to try FSCapturePortable.exe. This is a portable version of FastStone Capture, a popular software that can capture windows, objects, menus, full screen, rectangular or freehand regions and even scrolling windows or web pages. You can also record screen activities and sound into highly compressed video files.
FSCapturePortable.exe does not require installation and can run from any folder or USB flash drive. You can download it from the official website of FastStone Capture . The file size is only about 4 MB and it supports Windows 98/ME/XP/Vista/7/8/10. After downloading, just unzip it to get the executable file.
To use FSCapturePortable.exe, simply double-click on it and you will see a small toolbar on the top left corner of your screen. You can use the buttons on the toolbar to select different capture modes, such as window/object capture, rectangular region capture, freehand region capture, full screen capture, scrolling window capture and screen recorder. You can also access these modes by using hotkeys that are customizable in the settings menu.
After capturing an image or a video, you can choose to send it to the internal editor, file, clipboard, printer, email or Word/PowerPoint document. You can also upload it to your website using the built-in FTP client. The internal editor allows you to annotate your captures with texts, arrowed lines, highlights, watermarks and other effects. You can also resize, crop, sharpen and apply edge effects to your images.
FSCapturePortable.exe is a powerful and easy-to-use screen capture tool that can help you create professional-looking screenshots and videos. It has many features and options that make it suitable for various purposes and needs. Whether you want to create tutorials, presentations, documents or just share your screen with others, FSCapturePortable.exe can be a great choice for you.
In this article, we will show you some examples of how to use FSCapturePortable.exe to capture and annotate screenshots. We will use the internal editor to edit our captures and save them as PNG files.
Example 1: Window/Object Capture
Window/Object Capture mode allows you to capture a specific window or object on your screen. To use this mode, click on the button with a window icon on the toolbar or press Alt+PrtScn. Then move your mouse over the window or object you want to capture and click on it. You will see a preview of your capture in the editor.
In the editor, you can use the Draw tool to add texts, arrowed lines, highlights and other annotations to your capture. You can also use the Crop tool to trim the unwanted parts of your image. To save your capture, click on the Save button or press Ctrl+S. You can choose the file name, format and quality of your image. We recommend using PNG format for high-quality images with transparent backgrounds.
Here is an example of a window capture with some annotations: