AutoIt Windows Screenshooter
takes easily a screenshot from any visible window capture any region of the desktop incl. freehand capturing capture GUI controls and GUI menus separately capture a marked area every x seconds for a duration of y seconds create a GIF animation from saved frames (Vista or higher os required) capture to AVI file (without audio!) takes a screenshot from web sites (available only on Win7+ os and when Aero is enabled) put images to clipboard to paste to other applications easily color picker save image in different formats and also to PDF! add timestamp to saved images simple image editing options: greyscale, b&w, invert, rotate +-90° send image to printer and default email client preview of captured screens incl. zoom option multi monitor support display pixel color under mouse ruler basic image editor (paint, highlight, ellipse, rectangle, text and some graphic FX) watermark captured image no 3rd party tools or DLLs used - pure AutoIt! fully portable - no installation is needed multi language feature (Eng, Ger, Tur, Fra and Rus only) drag'n'drop an image to the app for editing To do:
capture content of scrollable window/control capture cascaded menus Due to DllCall("User32.dll", "int", "PrintWindow", "hwnd", $hWnd, "handle", $hMemDC, "int", 0) limitation some windows cannot be captured properly (GDI+, ProgDVB, etc.) but can take screenshots of hidden windows. One workaround is to use full screen capturing (F11/F12) or "Grab Screen" function! Or try double click with rmb on listview items (beta).
Download source code (10489 downloads previously): AutoIt Windows Screenshooter v1.84 Build 2019-08-18.7z (version 220.127.116.11+ needed!)
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It is designed for Win7+ operating systems with AERO enabled! E.g. on WinXP machines some functions are not working properly and might crash the application!
AV scanners may have a negative impact the execution of compiled exe and might report any malware. I guarantee that there is no malicious code in the source code / exe!!!
Basic Image Editor:
Click link for an enhanced version of Watermark Image.
main code by UEZ additional code (alphabetical order) by Authenticity, AutoItObject Team, Eemuli, Eukalyptus, funkey, _Kurt, martin, monoceres, ProgAndy, taietel, trancexx, Ward, wolf9228 and Yashied! mesale0077 for turkish translation wakillon for french translation AZJIO for russian translation Keys:
User your mouse to scroll preview window or
Numpad 8: Scroll preview window up
Numpad 2: Scroll preview window down
Numpad 4: Scroll preview window left
Numpad 6: Scroll preview window right
Numpad +: zoom in preview window or mouse wheel down
Numpad -: zoom out preview window or mouse wheel up
F1: capture again on last position
F5: refresh Windows Name list
PRINTSCREEN: take screenshot from whole screen
ALT+PRINTSCR: take a screenshot from active window
F10: Undo made changes with Image Editing function
F11: take screenshot from whole screen incl mouse cursor
F12: take screenshot from whole screen
Ctrl+Alt+F9 start "Grab Screen" mode
Ctrl+Alt+F12: take a screenshot from active window using alternative screenshot functionality (beta)!
Ctrl+r: call ruler
Ctrl+s: save current displayed image
Ctrl+x: exit program
ctrl+w: call web grab input field (available only when Aero is enabled)
Ctrl+i: call image editor
Ctrl+m: call watermark editor
Only available on Vista+ os: double click with rmb on list items to use alternative screenshot functionality (beta)!
When 'Grab Screen' is clicked you can hold down the ctrl key to switch to 'grab controls' mode. Control under mouse will be framed red.
ctrl + shift will take the screenshot of appropriate control. To capture GUI menus you can press rmb which simulates the lmb. When a menu is opened press shift additionally to capture it.
Press and hold only the shift key to capture any region on the desktop using freehand capturing - release it so capture marked regions!
Or just mark resize able area which you want to grab. Press CTRL key to grab marked area or right mouse button to capture the marked area every x seconds for a duration of y seconds.
When saving the image just enter the extension you wish to use (*.jpg;*.png;*.bmp;*.gif;*.tif;*.pdf). Big thanks to taietel for his PDF UDF!
g: text config
To start the app minimized just call it "Windows Screenshooter.exe /min"
Maybe it is useful for someone...
Any kind of comment is welcome.
I use a UDF by @smashly to play a video in a GUI. That works fine for my main monitor.
But when I change the X and Y positions of the GUI (also for the video) to my second or third monitor, the video plays, I can hear the sound of it, but I don't see the video.
I debugged the UDF and checked the Microsoft description for MCI Command Strings which are used in the UDF (docs.microsoft...) - everything is fine, so I got no clue why the video isn't displayed.
The example video:
It would be great when anyone can help .
Is there maybe a other way to play (display videos in GUI)?
Thanks for any suggestion - I'm grateful!
Is there a (simple) way to make your script using a picture-control to resize the gui?
This would be useful for a transparant pop-up window with a custom made theme using picture controls:
$Form = GUICreate('', 301, 173, 5, 5, $WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_LAYERED, $WS_EX_TOPMOST)) GUICtrlCreatePic(@scriptdir & "\resize_win.bmp", 0, 73, 20, 51) ; some api call or code telling the os to use this picture as a resize border GUICtrlSetResizing(-1, $GUI_DOCKLEFT+$GUI_DOCKTOP+$GUI_DOCKBOTTOM+$GUI_DOCKWIDTH+$GUI_DOCKHEIGHT) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) While True if GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE then Exit WEnd
EDIT: to make it more clear what i wanna do, if you go with the mouse arrow over the border of a re-sizable window the arrow changes to a "resize" arrow, you click and drag the border and then the window size adjusts to the mouse position until you release the mouse button.
I want my picture control to be used the same way as the resize border to resize my window.
Is there anyway that Autoit can detect a video that has been frozen on screen for a certain time?
I have a program that records videos from my surveillance cameras, unfortunately after an update, sometimes the recording and live feed freezes on one of the cameras displayed on screen.
The program has to be restarted, so I wrote a script that it restarts the program and then starts recording on each camera, but only if i physically notice that it has been frozen.
So it would be great if all this can be done automatically.