Hello, WA friends.

Does anyone know how to take a better or higher screen shot image quality? I realise I am using Mac and whenever I take the screenshot, the picture resolution is low around 120kb and when I tried to enlarge the image, it gets blurred.

Seeking advice and help as I am wondering whether there are any tools who can help to take screen shot with a higher quality image so that when I enlarge the image, it does not get blurred.

Note: I downloaded screenflow but it can only capture video not image. :(

Pls advise,

Stanley



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chantewolf Premium
The image will always have the same dimensions as the screen or window being captured a 1440x900 screen will create a 1440x900 screenshot. PNG is usually slightly compressed and will give you the highest quality.
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stanleytee Premium
Understand what you are saying. If the screen captured image is saved in a folder then the resolution will be the same. The only thing that I find it strange is the image moved to wordpress and when you try to enlarge the image, it becomes blur.

In other words, if the captured image resides in my folder not in wordpress then I can easily view the image exactly the same as what I capture.

Hope this clarify,
Thanks,

Stanley
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Wayne66 Premium
You could also try "Monosnap". I find it quite good for just about anything. It's at monosnap.com
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stanleytee Premium
Wayne,
Yes, I tried Monosnap and it has features that I like very much like drawing arrows, box etc. I also tried to capture image and move the image into wordpress. Once I enlarge the image to relatively the same size as what I capture, it becomes blur.
Thanks for your advice.
No worries, I believe it is due to my 3 yr old Mac book air and possibly I need to upgrade to retina display Mac book.
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Wayne66 Premium
No big deal. For me, right now where I am, It seems pretty darn good. Was having trouble finding images for my niche but now, with Monosnap, it has opened up a lot more opportunities.
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DaveSw Premium
Try Jing....It is free and you can save as a PNG (better quality)....Cheers! dave : )
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stanleytee Premium
Dave,
Thanks. Tried Jing and I got the same byte size at 106kb.
When I try to put this image into wordpress and enlarge it, the image will become blurred. Jing is pretty similar to screenflow.
Regards,
Stanley
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DaveSw Premium
Hi Stanley, Interesting,,,,Now you have piqued my curiosity....I will research a bit! Cheers! Dave : )

Check out this page that has an array of options:

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/5-best-free-screen-capture-software-for-windows/
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stanleytee Premium
Thanks David. Sorry to trouble you.
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DaveSw Premium
No trouble at all! I enjoy this stuff! I learn every day new things on this site, and one of the reasons I do is because of these kinds of questions! : )
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pyramidninja Premium
Check out this step-by-step guide to Mac screen capture.:)
http://www.imore.com/screenshot-mac
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stanleytee Premium
Thanks for the advice. It was exactly the same thing what I had been doing by pressing SHIFT + COMMAND + 4 for selected area. However, I realised that the byte size of the image is around 100kb. When you put this image inside wordpress for 100kb and enlarge it, the image will be blurred.
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KatieMac Premium
I have windows ten and just use the snip tool works very well, images are clear
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stanleytee Premium
Katie, how about when you enlarge the capture image?
will it still be clear?
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