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Old 25th Dec 2012, 23:16   #1 (permalink)
 
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Screen Shots

I want to get some screen shots of some games and videos, however, some of these show the image on a "layer on the screen", the image is not "on the screen itself". Can you name a few screen shot programs that can take the photos?
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Old 25th Dec 2012, 23:59   #2 (permalink)


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Take a screen capture (print screen)
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Old 26th Dec 2012, 02:38   #3 (permalink)
 
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printscreen doesn't work with most DX applications. Try a free program called FRAPS (www.fraps.com), it lets you take screenshots/capture video etc
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If all else fails, use an actual camera on a pound-shop mini tripod. Cheap cameras or phones without auto focus have less shutter lag.
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