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A simple-to-configure and portable program that helps your extract text-based information from window controls and export data to plain text file format

editor's review





TextGrabber is a lightweight software application built specifically for helping you extract and copy the information from window controls, such as list controls, tree controls, combo boxes, edit controls, list boxes, status bars, headers, tab controls, and other window types.

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.

Bottom line

All in all, TextGrabber offer a simple software solution when it comes to helping you extract text-based information from window controls.

TextGrabber was reviewed by Ana Marculescu
Last updated on March 19th, 2014
TextGrabber - The main window of TextGrabber, where you will be able to copy the extracted text to clipboard.

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