The advantages of being portable
This is a portable program, so it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.
You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you to need to copy the information from window controls on the breeze, without having to go through installation steps.
Simple layout and basic functionality
You are welcomed by a plain and clean interface that offers only a few configuration settings to tinker with. Although there is no support for a help manual, the tool reveals some useful tips about the extraction process in the primary panel.
In order to extract the information from the window control, you are required to press the right mouse button while holding the “Shift” and “Control” keys, and the application automatically extracts the text out of that window.
When it comes to configuration settings, you can make the program display column-based information in CSV file format, automatically clear the text window every time you extract new data, copy the text to the clipboard for pasting it into other third-party utilities, as well as export the information to plain text file format.
During our testing we have noticed that TextGrabber display data very quickly and without errors. It is quite friendly with system resources, so it doesn’t burden the overall performance of the computer, nor interfere with other programs’ functionality.
All in all, TextGrabber offer a simple software solution when it comes to helping you extract text-based information from window controls.
Reviewed by Ana Marculescu, last updated on March 19th, 2014
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Application descriptionThe TextGrabber application was deesigned to copy the textual information out of windows that are notoriously difficul...