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Transmission 3 years 9 months ago MidnightCowboy Thanks - the link has now been updated. MC - Site Manager. view
Transmission 2 years 11 months ago innn

So many things already old in this review. Transmission-qt is found on the official page. RAM and -CPUwise is better than the other more popular. Diskwise is 26M, qbt is same and Tixati surpasses 50M easily, Last one is true though: I do not need the bells and whistles.A breeze to use and a beauty to behold.

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Transmission 2 years 11 months ago Jojo Yee

Thanks for your kind feedback innn. This software review has now been updated with the latest info, links and a new screenshot. The software title on this page is now changed to "Transmission" to better reflect it being a cross-platform product.

To help keep our reviews more up-to-date, please check out this page: https://www.techsupportalert.com/we-need-you.htm

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Troubleshooting Tool Monitors File Changes In Real Time 4 years 1 month ago trainman261

Another useful utility from NirSoft which does precisely what it does without getting too complicated, awesome. Been looking for something like this.

Thanks :)

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TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 9 months ago crosseyedlemon

Good article Rob. An encryption utility is one worth having even if you don't feel your personal data is as valuable as some of 007s secrets. TrueCrypt shut down shortly after an audit was conducted on it so as you stated there are various rumors about what was really going on there. Fortunately VeraCrypt provides a good alternative.

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TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 9 months ago oblivion Another nice feature is that VeraCrypt can open and work with containers created with TrueCrypt (6 or 7) or migrate TrueCrypt containers to VeraCrypt. I did exactly that a few months ago and have been using VeraCrypt successfully ever since. It's an excellent product. view
TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 9 months ago MoisheP

The audit turned up no backdoor in TrueCrypt, but I have yet to see an independent audit of VeraCrypt. Until then, I'd be a bit wary at trusting VeraCrypt.

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TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 9 months ago FlyingHawk

Too bad VeraCrypt does not yet support system encryption with UEFI boot. Apparently there's no experts on UEFI willing to contribute to this open source project. Support for UEFI has been on VeraCrypt developers' to do list for over a year now, but not much progress.

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TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 9 months ago grego

The rumor I heard about truecrypt was they shut down rather than cave to federal pressure to provide a backdoor to their software. One of their selling points was that not even the USA Feds could crack their vaults. Now you seem to be saying something different. While I'm wondering if the veracrypt is a truecrypt compromise and provides the backdoor the Feds insisted upon? See, where I got that rumor was here on the to gonzo web site. Now you seem to be saying that truecrypt did have a backdoor and veracrypt does not. Confuses me. I still have an truecrypt.exe and I'm thinking I'm safer with it - not because I have something to hide from the Feds but if they have the backdoor key, what stops some other hacker
outfit from getting it?

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TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 9 months ago howiem

"No one quite knows why, but rumours persist that the developers were formally discouraged from maintaining something that could allow law enforcement agencies to intercept information. "
Don't you mean that the developers were formally discouraged from maintaining something that could effectively block law enforcement agencies from accessing the information?

In any event Truecrypt 7.1a may still be safe to use - see http://www.howtogeek.com/203708/3-alternatives-to-the-now-defunct-truecrypt-for-your-encryption-needs/ it has more info on Veracrypt as well which users should be aware of before using the program.

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TrueCrypt Is Dead. Long Live VeraCrypt! 4 years 8 months ago Ratzo Yes Truecrypt is still safe to use the following article is worth reading https://www.grc.com/misc/truecrypt/truecrypt.htm view
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Try 3D Design Right In Your Browser 3 years 4 months ago pvilan

Thanks Rob.
Excellent link!
I did not know that Sketchup was sold by Google.
I have it installed in one of my pcs, because I was an active user years ago.
Regards
Peter

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Try 3D Design Right In Your Browser 3 years 4 months ago dwainwood

You may want to point out that it is "Free" for personal use only. No commercial use.
T & C states: Access to the Service. The Service is intended to help users design, store, and share three-dimensional digital images and models (“Models”). Customer may access and use the Service during the term of this Agreement, but only (a) for its own benefit in a non-production environment for non-commercial purposes,

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Try 3D Design Right In Your Browser 3 years 4 months ago classicggma65

I do my own quilt and cross-stitch designs...for family and friends, celebrations and gifts This looks like it might be fun to play around with, maybe give me something unique in my designs. Thanx for sharing.

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Try A Prototype Drawing Tool From Adobe And MIT 5 years 9 months ago Papakid

Looks like fun, but only designed for Google Chrome browser, which I don't use. The interface is not the same in either Firefox or IE so doesn't have the appearance or functionality that you see in the tutorial. Disappointed; this is one reason I'm not fond of web-based apps anyway.

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Try A Prototype Drawing Tool From Adobe And MIT 5 years 9 months ago Robert Rex

I will never use Google as a a BROWSER or even Google Draw. Think of it like this. You are working on an idea and then you find out your idea was used by another group or person. Would you ever trust them again.
I have gmail and Google+, but only because of those I associate with have accounts there.
If it was up to me then NSA and Facebook along with Google could just keep sleeping with each other, but leave me out.
Good idea for this program, but who else is copying your work.

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Try Creating Your Own Word Cloud 5 years 8 months ago bernardz It produces nice looking ones quickly, this one, http://www.wordle.net/create has more options view
Try Google's Reverse Image Search Feature 5 years 7 months ago bernardz There are a few addons in firefox and I presume in chrome too that check both Tin Eye and google together in practice they work well. I use fast "fast image research" view
Try Google's Reverse Image Search Feature 5 years 7 months ago howiem

I have used the Google reverse image search https://images.google.com for some time, but after upgrading to Firefox 36.0.1 today, the camera icon is now missing. I tried the Firefox Clone, Pale Moon 25.2.1 and I can see the the camera icon. I'm going to try some Firefox extensions based on bernardz 's comment below

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Try Playing With This Great Image Clipping Service 5 years 8 months ago geisha6567

I am very new to Gismo. Do you have a support feature .

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Try Playing With This Great Image Clipping Service 5 years 8 months ago MidnightCowboy Please post support requests here in our forum. MC - Site Manager. http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/general-computer-support/ view
Try Playing With This Great Image Clipping Service 5 years 8 months ago skbryan

This works fairly well, but I would prefer to download an app that is does this. [commercial software edited] is supposed to be able to do this, but crashes when using a large image, and they have no technical support.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago Crapton

XYPlorer has been out there for years and is hardly new, in fact it is old school interface design.

On Windows 8.1 use Clover and for Windows 7 try BetterExplorer for more up to date file managers.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago rob.schifreen A lot of us like the old-school design. I note that the author of Clover, on his web site, says that he will not be making the program open-source because the code is "hastily written" and has "a lot of problems". For this reason, I would not recommend it. As for Better Explorer, my antivirus program blocks its website because of suspected malware. Again, I therefore don't recommend using it. view
Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago pvilan

Thanks Rob!
Excellent Windows Explorer alternative. I will use portable version.
Thanks too for your warnings about Clover and Better Explorer.

Peter

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago bernardz I have used XYPlorer for years, but I decided to take a look at Better Explorer. It's no where near the class of XYPlorer. While running it, I also got an error making me think it is not properly debugged yet although that may be unfair. As far as the look and feel are concerned, if you download a copy of the latest version XYPlorer, you will see they have updated their look. view
Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago Geert

XYplorer is a good (two pane) file explorer with all the features you can imagine.
But...
I don't understand at all why the author does NOT want to add the feature to browse zip/rar files as if they were just another directory.
Something that Speedcommander, MultiCommander, FreeCommander, Total Commander,... do so conveniently.
For me, this is the main reason why I decided not to use XYplorer.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago michaelbeijer

I have tried Clover and BetterExplorer and while they are nice for basic stuff, XYplorer really is in a league of its own. Also, a file manager isn’t really a file manager unless it supports dual-pane mode. Tabs are cool , but not enough.

Re: Geert’s comment about XYplorer’s inability to browse zip/rar files as if they were just another directory: I don’t really mind as I just use WinRAR for that.

In the interest of full disclosure: I own a so-called ‘XYplorer Lifetime Licence’.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago BearPup

As long as we're posting our file manager preferences, I opt for Xplorer², which also has paid and free versions available. Its highly configurable and the ability to change panel colors for high visibility is a big plus for me, as is the ability to preview live links. The site, including the freeware "lite" version, is located at: http://zabkat.com/. Full disclosure, I have a lifetime license.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago richardlatu

Dear rob.schifreen,

Thank you for this wonderful tip and suggestion for an alternative for Explorer. I enjoy using it and it is light enough to be utilised without consuming too much resources on PC.

Warm Regards

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago njrich

I usually try out various file explorer software but I always come back to Xplorer2 Lite (www.zabkat.com) Its very fast, supports dual pane, and even the lite has many features. You will often see offers to get the pro version at very reduced cost if you wanted to upgrade. But even the free lite version really is more than sufficient for everyday use. Its rock solid, and fully documented.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago vandamme

Multiple panes is a feature that, after you get to use it, you wonder how you got along without it. I used XYPlorer in my Windows days and it's great. (Now I use Nemo on Linux Mint, or Dolphin on openSuSE.)

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago crombierob

If one browses this site, you will find that I have been the biggest advocate of XYPlorer, for a long time.
I have been known to stop people in the street, and tell them that it is the best in the known universe.

I still believe that, however I recently retried Explorer++ and I am liking that as well.
If they were sending me to Mars, and I was only allowed one File Manager, it would be XYPlorer.
However if you get into the habit of using portable File Managers (different folders for different categories), then ++ is a nice addition. If you leave the grid on (horizontal Lines), then even when 'tired' you can distinguish them from each other (I'll drink to that).

Rob
PS Not a fan of dual panes, but my sensei tells me to be tolerant of those with strange (old) habits.

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago stechy

For me Free Commander is the best. I use it for years. It has dual pane + tabs and A LOT of other features (bookmarks, folder comparison, etc. and a ton of customization settings). I didn't find anything to beat it. It has an installer and also a portable version, a 64 bit version for donors and is very active developed. http://www.freecommander.com

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Try This Alternative File Manager And Explorer For Windows. It's Free. 6 years 1 month ago navmed

On the topic of File Explorers, try Q-Dir and Nexus File Manager, each is pretty cool in it's own way.

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Try This Amazing Online Pronunciation Guide 3 years 6 months ago MidnightCowboy Good luck with the Portuguese Rob. I`ve lived in Brazil for 12 years and can still only manage to string half a sentence together. MC - Site Manager. view
Try This Amazing Online Pronunciation Guide 3 years 6 months ago Geekomatic

I'm in Australia.

Would love a translation for our native Aboriginal language.

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Try This Amazing Online Pronunciation Guide 3 years 6 months ago rhiannon

Also mentioned here on the site:

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/finds-week-just-delete-me-migrat...

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Try This Amazing Online Pronunciation Guide 3 years 6 months ago Third Eye

Thanks Rob.... Thank a lot.

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Try This Arcade Of Free Browser-Based Games 4 years 2 months ago Lugh

Thanks for all you do Rob, but this looks like a bust. Very unappealing presentation, no indication that it might be worth my time. The couple I tried randomly didn't work.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago grimbles

Looks interesting. Shame is requires Flash.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago bernardz Its pretty good, I think you will fine it works fine under chrome without flash. view
Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago mauries

I think Picasa does pretty well everything that this program offers and is easier to use.
Might be fine for someone who does not have any software of this type.
I'll stick with Picasa!

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago wildweaselkeeper

I don't usually care for cloud applications, but this doesn't require any personal information and unlike Picasa and Chrome, this is not a Google program. The only other company I trust less than Google is Microsoft. And I don't have to install it and use up drive space.

I kinda like this befunky program.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago rob.tillotson

Too bad Google is pulling the plug on Picasa at the end of the month.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago snowbound999

So you have disabled Chrome's built in Flash applet and this app still works?

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago wildweaselkeeper

Yeah, too bad. I didn't know that, but that's why I like Gizmo's so much; I learn something every time I visit the site.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago crosseyedlemon

Irfanview was the best free photo editor when I first started using it 15 years ago and I'm convinced it always will be the best.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago lotsamosi

Wow, this is really very good. Tons of options!

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago ektorbarajas

I also have used IrfanView for several years, and still use it as the viewer.

For organizing I use another Gizmo's recommendation: Zoner Photo Studio

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago pvilan

Thanks Rob for your advice.
I am presently (and increasingly) using web based Pixlr Editor but, of course, I am going to try this alternative.
Regards
Peter

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago eikelein

@pvilan:
It would be really nice if you would please let us know what you find out, wouldn't it?
TIA
Eike

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago eikelein

Well, actually they pull the plug on Picasa Web Albums primarily; they want to integrate it with Google Photos.
Google explicitly states that you can keep the current version of Picasa, there just will be no more development and if you discover a bug you will have to live with it.
For what I use it for I haven't found a bug yet.

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Try This Brilliant Free Photo Editor 4 years 7 months ago M.Wryter

SMACKS MY HEAD..............DOH!!!!. So i buy 2 other photo photo programs that task my wee brain and the air is filled with blue smoke of cuss words....then today i log into Gizmo and find ...." be funky ".and try it out and its another one of them wonderful WTF moments we all have.....thanks Gizmo....gotta say this is one class act..sweet...30

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Try this Evernote-like Open Source Note Taking App for Free 7 months 1 week ago eikelein

Thank you Ms. rhiannon.
Seems to FINALLY be a way around the limitation(s) of Evernote.

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Try this Evernote-like Open Source Note Taking App for Free 7 months 6 days ago rhiannon

You're very welcome. I've been using it and quite like it, and there are no limits on amount of content as there is with the free version of Evernote.

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Try this Evernote-like Open Source Note Taking App for Free 7 months 6 days ago eikelein

You most certainly are correct.
What bugged me most was: First the free version allowed me to use it one my main machine at home, my carry along laptop when i do customer visits, my Android phone, my wife's computer a.s.o.
Then they change their policies - which is their good right, I admit - and suddenly it was only two systems. ;-)

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Try this Evernote-like Open Source Note Taking App for Free 7 months 3 days ago WoangluhLaoshoou

Thank you for this nifty utility. I hope it supports Unicode: I often need to input Chinese text

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago Joe A.TT

Are you sure Green shot can capture scrolling webpages? I use the portable version and can't find that feature.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago boristhemoggy

I use [commercial software edited] and that is also supposed to do scrolling screen shot saves, however they are always broken up at the beginning so almost useless.
I mayy try this one and see if it works for me.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago Jojo Yee Joe, it seems to work in IE only, by selecting "Capture Internet Explorer" or shortcut Ctrl+Shift+PrtScn. view
Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago boristhemoggy

Yeah I can't find anyway to make it capture a scrolling screen

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago pctyson

Jojo... you are right. What is really strange is that if you hit Ctrl+Shift+PrtScn while in a Firefox window, Greenshot will change focus to the Internet Explorer window and capture that window. If an Internet Explorer window is not open, it will not do anything. A little odd but this program is still a keeper for me. I will just have to use Internet Explorer when I want to capture a scrolling screen.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago Joe A.TT

I see. I thanks for that.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago bawldiggle

A shame it only captures scrolling web-page in IE only.
- IE is only used when Palemoon or Firefox fail

The system tray menu is huge, and so is the context menu.
My web connected PC does not have MS Office.

I find the Windows built in "Snipping Tool" (with my custom shortcut Ctrl+Alt+P) to be adequate for 90% of my needs.
Scrolled web pages, I save as PDF, then bookmark locations of the PDF

When I finally setup a virtual machine I will trial Greenshot.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago twinkler

I use Greenshot, but for capturing scrolling screens in Firefox I use Screengrab (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/screengrab-fix-version).

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago mchldpy

Ctrl+S to save a scrolling webpage ... (screenshot) file format = .html
ha.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago Chaturanger

I prefer DuckCapture...much better and easier...can capture scrolling webpages on Explorer, Firefox and Chrome...

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago lunchbeast

Link?

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago Anupam http://www.ducklink.com/p/free-screen-capture-tool/ view
Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago lunchbeast

Thanks - I'll give a look.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago KetchupKid

I also use Greenshot, but I followed Twinkler's advice and loaded the Firefox add-on "ScreenGrab." It is FANTASTIC! Thanks Twinkler.

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Try This Really Flexible Screen Shot Tool 5 years 9 months ago ggiaggia

"Snipping Tool" is a workhorse for my needs. For scrolling window, free Screenpresso sometimes works.

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