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Grab (the OSX screen capture utility) creates TIFFs by default, and there is no way to change that (The settings dialog does not offer a file format option, and I didn't find any other way). It does so irrespective of the default screen capture format (which is PNG unless you have a very old OS X version). That is, even if you use the defaults write "hack" ...


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Snagit is the only software I've found for the mac that can do this for scrolling application windows as well as web pages. There is a pretty good tutorial available, but basically when you are making a capture you can click on the vertical scrolling button and it will manually scroll the application window and piece together all the shots to make a ...


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AFAIK it's not possible to capture a specific window with ffmpeg, the x11grab entry in the manual only refers to screens https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-devices.html#x11grab and it suggests that the region you specify is static (if you move the window ffmpeg does not follow it): However GStreamer offers some more flexibility in this case: gst-launch-1.0 ...


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Considering this question is the top result on Google for "mac grab save as png", I thought I'd add my workaround for this. The Grab app allows you to include a mouse pointer in a screenshot, which I use frequently to illustrate hover states and such. The built-in ⌘-Shift-3 / 4 screenshot utility doesn't have this functionality, as far as I know. So here's ...


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I had the same strange Screen-Capture on my Computer as I accidentally pressed CTRL+F1. I figured out, that this is a Function from the Maxthon Browser. As soon as I close this Browser CTRL+F1 does not bring up this anymore. Could be probably the same thing for you.


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I have found great success with ANT Video Downloader to download streaming video. It is a free Firefox extension.


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