Ashampoo Snap Free
Ashampoo Snap Free is a comprehensive and efficient software solution aimed to function as an all-in-one capture tool, that can record videos from your desktop or a connected web camera, as well as grab snapshots of any window or area on your screen.
Installation and usage notes
During the installation procedure, you need to pay attention to the steps of the wizard, as you will also be offered to install some third party tools which are not required for the program to work properly.
Initially, the utility is only functional for ten days, but you can use it indefinitely to the fullest of its capabilities, provided that you request an activation key using a valid email address, then paste it in the indicated field.
Once complete, you can launch Ashampoo Snap Free and begin working with it right away, its usage being sufficiently straightforward and simple to understand, making its numerous tips a bit of an overkill.
Swiftly record videos or capture screenshots of your desktop
To access the application, you just need to right-click the system tray icon or to hover with your mouse cursor in the upper right corner of your screen, revealing a retractable menu with all of the available functions and components, enabling you to choose the one you want to work with.
As such, you can opt to record a movie, being able to select as an input source either your desktop or a webcam, the former letting you configure the region or window to target, having the possibility to adjust the audio and video properties for the file.
Concerning its screenshot taking capabilities, Ashampoo Snap Free can capture a scrolling window from a website or a different source, including a text document. It can also focus on a user-selected window or a freestyle rectangle region.
Furthermore, you can grab a fixed or a freestyle area on your desktop as well as your full screen. The utility even features ‘Timer’ options, allowing you to capture snapshots at specified intervals, with minimal effort. Once your image has been grabbed, Ashampoo Snap Free offers you a number of editing tool so you can fully customize the output file in terms of appearance, dimensions and contents, with minimal effort.
A complex capture instrument
To conclude, Ashampoo Snap Free is a feature-rich application whose main purpose is to help you in all your video recording or graphic capture endeavors, simplifying your task significantly along the way, thanks to the wide amount of function and components that it provides you with.