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Subject:Re: Reliability of shareware From:Virginia Day <Virginia_Day -at- DATACARD -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 7 Jan 1998 10:54:14 -0600
I've never used Snag-It, but have used PaintShop Pro and HiJaak Pro.
HiJaak is easier to learn than PaintShop (PaintShop has program
documentation, not user documentation). Each time I talk with a
co-worker about PaintShop, each of us learns about a new way to use
it. When I used HiJaak, it took us a while to figure out how to
implement our solution, but it was easily transportable to any PC once
developed. They are equally stable in my experience.
I think the cost of HiJaak and PaintShop are similar--in the 50-70 US
Regarding Mr. Bradley's survey, my apologies to all for making
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Subject: Re: Reliability of shareware
Author: Stephen Riley <SRILEY -at- BCT-SYSTEMS -dot- CO -dot- UK> at Internet
Date: 1/7/98 4:13 PM
Snag-It is highly recommandable, cheap to licence and has good
technical support. I wouldn't be without it for documenting Windows
products, whether online or paper.
PaintShop Pro seems to have become something of a standard
in the brave new webworld, so there's lots of backup expertise around.
[The Want / Require / Pretty Please thread -- I still think Require
is pompous when asking for help (but then if you saw my last
post, you could argue Need is even worse). I'm sure we've all
e-mailed stuff we've later re-read in a different light.]
> I've been asked to evaluate graphic capture and editing software. I've
> also been told that I can consider products in the shareware world,
> but to
> be careful when looking at these products for their viability in the
> I'd welcome any general comments, but specifically I'm interested in
> comments on the following two products:
> PaintShop Pro