RE: screen print for Vista?

Subject: RE: screen print for Vista?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:25:48 -0700

Ken Poshedly wrote:

> Anyway, while I'm stuck with Vista on my office desktop, my coworker
> has Windows
> 7 on his own laptop. The company won't upgrade my terminal, so I'm
> stuck. I'm
> trying to find PrintScreen 32 (or is it Screenprint 32?) for Vista so I
> can
> lower my standards and help my coworker but at least get the job done.
>
> So far, no luck on locating said program on my own. Any help out there?
>
> I've already gone to cnet.com and it's like a rats nest trying to find
> anything
> there.

To find things at downloads.cnet.com, you just have to use their many filtering options ("Narrow your results") wisely. For instance, I searched for "screen capture" and then narrowed hundreds of results by setting Category to System Utilities, OS to Vista, and License Type to Free. That returned 22 results.

http://download.cnet.com/1770-2094_4-0.html?tag=mncol%3Bsort%3Ber&query=screen+capture&searchtype=downloads&filter=licenseName%3DFree|os%3D52|&filterName=licenseName%3DFree|os%3DWindows+Vista|&sort=edRating4+asc&rpp=30

Short URL: http://goo.gl/Q0zCK

Sorted by Editors' Rating, the 2nd one is Gadwin PrintScreen. It's certainly a 32-bit program, since it's listed as compatible with every version of Windows back to 95.

That said, most screen capture programs offer similar core features and produce essentially the same results. I suspect you could pick any of the first half-dozen in the list and it would do what you need to do. Unless you're obsessive-compulsive, it's not strictly necessary that you use the same program as your coworker.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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