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whole-window screenshot application for Mac OS X
November 1, 2013 2:04 PM   Subscribe

Hi, I am looking for a whole-window screenshot application for Mac OS X. I have and use Paparazzi, but need to take SS images of login-state dependent webpages, which Paparazzi can't do. I would prefer an app that works as SnapzPro used to, where the SS includes all the content below the fold of a webpage and the screenshot-taking app does not need or gain independent login access to the target page. Thanks in advance!
posted by mwhybark to Computers & Internet (15 answers total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
 
Does Grab not do this?
posted by Madamina at 2:22 PM on November 1, 2013 [2 favorites]


Or just the usual Command-Shift shortcut?
posted by mochapickle at 2:44 PM on November 1, 2013


Grab will take screenshots of a whole window -- is there some requirement we're missing?
posted by asperity at 3:00 PM on November 1, 2013 [1 favorite]


1) cmd+shift+4
2) press spacebar
3) hover over the window you want to screenshot
4) click mouse
5) look for screenshot file on desktop
posted by tylerkaraszewski at 3:05 PM on November 1, 2013 [2 favorites]


Paparazzi is for taking screenshots of the entire contents of a web page, all in one very tall image that's much taller than just the visible window. Grab and command-shift-4 don't do this.
posted by bcwinters at 3:12 PM on November 1, 2013 [1 favorite]


Ah, I didn't understand the request. Try this Chrome Extension.
posted by tylerkaraszewski at 3:28 PM on November 1, 2013 [2 favorites]


This is just in the browser, correct? I use the Awesome Screenshot Chrome and Firefox extensions to grab full-page screenshots.
posted by third word on a random page at 3:28 PM on November 1, 2013


Can you try printing the web page? You can export PDF from the print dialog with a custom page size, to enclose the whole page. Then convert the PDF to desired format with Photoshop or ImageMagick, etc.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 4:09 PM on November 1, 2013


Evernote's plugin does this.
posted by dfriedman at 4:28 PM on November 1, 2013


Paparazzi also produces PDFs by default, blergh.

Assignment complete. No tool fit the bill, again. I hate feature deflation.
posted by mwhybark at 4:57 PM on November 1, 2013


Unless I'm missing something in the question, this is what I use Snagit:Mac for. It has a function to scroll the entire web page and capture that as a screenshot. I use this on a daily basis.
posted by ralan at 5:36 PM on November 1, 2013


Seconding ralan; Snagit will definitely scroll the window and output a tall image file representing the whole viewport.
posted by odinsdream at 5:57 PM on November 1, 2013


I use a Firefox extension called Pearl Crescent Page Saver, which can take a screenshot of the entire length of the web page, and you can choose whether to save as a PNG or JPG. The free version is also available at Mozilla's Add-Ons site.
posted by rangefinder 1.4 at 6:06 PM on November 1, 2013


Little Snapper does this.
posted by visual mechanic at 9:20 PM on November 1, 2013


The Awesome Screenshot browser extension will do this (cross-browser)
posted by mkultra at 6:54 AM on November 2, 2013


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