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You can do it with Firefox and 2 extensions: Web Developer and FireShot. Once both extensions are installed, go to Tools - Web Developer - Resize - Edit Resize Dimensions... . Add a new size, 4000 x 3000. check "Resize the viewport" if you want only the page content to be 4000x3000. If you don't check it, the complete window of Firefox (with toolbars, ...


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You can install Windows in a VM and record it with a screencapture-tool. (For example use Virtual Box to install windows) VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware, targeted at server, desktop and embedded use. Virtualbox Website


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An option is to use a second PC that has a video capture card installed. There are a few out there if you search that will let you input and record from computer sources like DVI or VGA. You take your first pc video out connect that to a video splitter so you can run that video to a monitor and also the video capture card on the second pc.


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There's also an extension for Chrome that will do this: Webpage Screenshot


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The closest thing I can think of is Problem Steps Recorder. You can access it by clicking the Start button and typing "psr.exe" and hitting enter. This tool will record each mouse-click and save it as an image, then compile everything into HTML (more specifically, a Microsoft MHT file). However this is not a video capture tool. As far as I know, there ...


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Print to PDF, then save the PDF as an image. I think that's probably your most foolproof method. Printing to PDF is straightforward and you've got a ton of options, conversion after the fact will maintain page layout. Conversion answer here: How do I save an image PDF file as an image? As a note: if you use the PDFCreator project available from ...


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To get bigger images from Google Maps, you need to use Google Map Saver. Google Map Saver (GMS) offers you an easy and free way to download big Google Maps on your PC as JPEG, PNG-8, PNG-24, BMP or Targa files. GMS is light (only ~400 KBytes) and very easy to run since doesn’t have an installer. You can save maps up to 12000 x 12000 pixels!


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Specifically how it works is implementation-dependent, but in many cases the framebuffer holds whatever is currently being displayed on the screen, so the simplest way to make a screenshot is just to take that chunk of memory and write it to a file. You can often do this (on Linux) with the command cat /dev/fb0 > 'filename' (where 'filename' is the image ...


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I'm running VLC v1.1.8 Go to Media Click Open Capture Device In the capture mode dropdown (where it says DirectShow by default), select Desktop The show more options checkbox will allow you to adjust extra functions Next click the dropdown arrow next too play and select convert This will allow you to select the file save location (remember to add the ...


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As per Snipping Tool help file. Open the snipping tool and Hit <Esc> key to get out of snipping mode. Setup the screen. Hit <Ctrl> + <PrtScn> Perform the snip. This way, you can still get the open menus or popups or whatever is needed. However, you still won't get the cursor arrow.


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Camtasia. If you scroll down, in the comments Jeff says: Please, tell what tool you did use to make that kind of gif-based animated demo ? In this case, it's Camtasia, but I've used gif-gif-gif before for similar effects. Check out the Donation Coder roundup of screencasting tools for more options: ...


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You could try out BrowserShots, its free ;) This will also be useful if you want to look at the site in multiple different versions of the same browser (IE6, IE7, IE8 etc), without having to go through installing each version, checking the site then moving on to the next version.


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The quick'n'dirty way: set up a timed Terminal command.


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No, not using snipping tool :( In Windows 7, you may have some luck using Problem Steps Recorder, which is free and included. Either click the Start Orb and type in search "Problem Steps" then click on "Record steps to reproduce a problem", or a lot easier - Go to run (Windows Key+R), and type "PSR" Click Record, and it should be able to take screen shots ...


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The Firefox Abduction! add-on couldn't save an image that large. If you absolutely want to save an ultra-lengthy single image and are open to non-Chrome solutions, here are a few that might work: SiteShoter is a portable app: There are any number of online web screenshot apps, such as this one


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TimeSnapper: The Automatic Screenshot Journal TimeSnapper runs in the background of your computer, taking screenshots of your desktop every few seconds all week long. Where did all my time go?TimeSnapper lets you play back your week just like a movie. You can play it at any speed you like, and jump in at any time you like. When ...


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Well. You asked for "without third party software". I suggest you Microsoft´s Expression Encoder 4. There´s a limited free version that captures the screen for 10 minutes.


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According to GNOME API doc, the gnome-shell (shell-recorder class) screen recorder is basically pipeline all screenshot output to a pipeline which is then encoded by GStreamer. You can use your dconf-editor application and navigate to org.gnome.shell.recorder, in this schema you will find 3 options: file-extension - default on my box to webm framerate - ...


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I like these two options: Windows: Camstudio Linux, Screenkey


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The free version of FastStone Capture will capture a scrolling web page. Works best with IE but also works with FF (it scrolls the window very slowly) and kinda works with Chrome (page is OK but it messes up the the scroll bars). There's also PicPick (use the 'Capture Window Control' command) which works with IE and Firefox though won't scroll in Chrome.


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Found this standalone (Portable App) : Web Screen Capture, which could successfully save the webpage as an image... Thanks everyone answered... :), suggestions are really valuable and made me think in many ways to get this done. "Karan"s answer made me think of Standalone applications which I was not aware of... Thanks a lot.


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To capture screen shots I find Cropper is very good (and it is free). Animated GIF support is available in the Cropper Plugins.


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The industry gold standard for up-sampling images is Perfect Resize 7, and I have used it to up-sample images many times its original size for large format outdoor advertisements. ZERO complaints from clients so far (it helps to not let them step too close to the outdoor advertisement too.)


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The best, hands-down, is Jing.


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You can do it using FFmpeg and screen-capture-recorder-to-video-windows-free. Sample command ffmpeg -f dshow -i video=screen-capture-recorder -r 24000/1001 -q 1 out.avi Small writeup


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Camstudio its a free software you install and pretty easy to use


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You haven't specified operating system so on linux I'd add this to my crontab: */15 * * * * scrot Assuming scrot was installed.


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The Journeyman is quite right. It is basically just a functionality of Windows. As soon as you press Print Screen, Windows will grab the color of all of the pixels on your screen (the little dots), and save it to your clipboard (where everything you "copy" (ctrl + c) goes), so you can paste it in Paint, or whatever program. There's no special software or ...


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The simplest method with no autohotkey or 3rd party software is to open MS Paint after ALT+PRINT SCREEN, then CTRL+V to paste the image in and then CTRL+S to open the save dialog, where you can select another format such as JPEG.


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After you select color with Dropper, go to Tools->Edit colors and click on Define Custom Colors. On right side you will get three numbers (Red, Green and Blue). Convert those numbers to their hexadecimal form (Windows Calculator will do) and just have them one after another (Red, Green and then blue). This is as far as I know only way to do it in MS Paint. ...



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