Free Tool to Capture Surveillance Problems

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 17, 2012

Getting a good image can help solve surveillance problems and quickly show people what video really looks like. While print screen is built in, this requires a number of cumbersome steps to produce a shareable image. We recently surveyed a number of screen grab applications and found a free, open source offering that significantly reduces the time and steps needed to share images. In this note, we explain and provide a 2 minute video demonstration of its use and benefits.

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