ScreenRip32 is a lightweight and portable piece of software which enables you to easily capture the full screen, active window or fixed region, in order to save the images to file. It does not come equipped with complex options or configuration parameters, making it suitable for all types of users, even the ones with little or no previous experience in such applications.
Since there is no setup pack involved, you can drop the program files in any part of the hard disk and just click the executable to launch the app. Another possibility is to save ScreenRip32 to a USB flash drive or similar storage unit, in order to run it on any PC with minimum effort and no previous installers.
What's more, the program does not alter Windows registry settings or create additional files on the disk without permission, thus leaving no traces behind after its removal.
Simple interface with clear-cut options
The GUI is user-friendly, represented by a classical window with a minimalistic layout, where all options can be accessed from the menus. So, you can capture the full screen, active window or fixed region, set ScreenRip32 to capture the photos as monochrome, 4-bit, 8-bit or highest quality, include or exclude the mouse cursor from the images, as well as save the photos with ICO, BMP, GIF or JPG extensions.
Configure program settings easily
It is possible to specify the delay time for screen refreshing, show the program during captures, enable confirmation for image closing, hide the coordinates when taking snapshots, as well as customize hotkeys for each screen grabbing mode.
Evaluation and conclusion
We have not come across any problems throughout our evaluation, as ScreenRip32 did not hang, crash or pop up error messages. It has a good response time to commands and works well, without causing Windows to hang, crash or pop up error messages. Although it is not as attractive as other screen grabbing utilities, ScreenRip32 serves its purpose and can be used by anyone with ease.