New Features in Version 7
- New user interface, using Ribbon instead of menu and toolbars.
However you can still switch to the old menu/toolbars interface if you
want. We recommend that you give try to the new UI though, as some
features are not available or more difficult to access with the old
- Big enhancements to HyperSnap drawing editor - all shapes drawn are
now kept as separate objects. You may select them at any time, move,
modify, delete. You may also imprint them permanently on the image at
- New shapes in drawing editor - different types of callouts, arc,
opened and closed polylines. When needed, you may switch to "draw
directly on image" mode. This could be useful e.g. to edit small icons,
where each pixel counts, while for bigger images we recommend the new
shape drawing mode.
- New native HyperSnap file format .dhs - preserves the drawn shapes
as separate objects for later editing.
- Support for opacity (alpha channel) - any part of an image can be
made completely or partially transparent.
- A much enhanced color picker on the Ribbon "Edit" tab - select
colors from standard palette, define up to 8 user colors, switch between
using the foreground/line color or background/fill color, pick color
form anywhere on the screen, set RGB or HSL color codes with sliders or
by typing values, displays and offers a quick copy of HTML color code
like #E6C01A, "pin" colors to use the same colors in all editied images
or have separate selections for each image and more.
- Optional thumbnail list showing small previews of all images
captured or opened in HyperSnap window. Click on thumbnails to switch
the big window to that image. Select multiple images in Thumbnails View
window, then right click to apply group operations on selected images,
e.g. resize them, print, save to one multi-page file (TIFF or PDF) or to
separate image files in one operation.
- Save images to PDF files. Can also open PDF files created with
HyperSnap 7, but not other PDFs.
- Region capture enhancements - select unrestrained or pre-defined
aspect ratio of captured region (e.g. 4:3, 16:9 or user defined), select
a pre-defined fixed size of captured region, e.g. 640x480 pixels, and
move it around the screen.
- Support for FireFox 4 and newer with FireFox
add-on to capture entire pages etc.
- Many more smaller enhancements.
New Features in Version 6
- TextSnap™ feature to capture editable text from almost
anywhere on the screen, when running under Windows 2000, XP or newer.
Starting from ver. 6.10 can also capture tab-delimited data for easy
paste into MS Excel.
- TextSnap™ - text capture with
- Option to add shadows to drawn objects
- Double-headed arrows
- Region capture mode now shows cursor coordinates.
New Features in Version 5
Multi-document tabbed user interface, lets you snap and open as
many images at once in one HyperSnap-DX frame window, and easily switch between
them with tabs at the bottom of the frame window.
New free-hand capture method, to draw any outline on the screen
and capture only what's inside.
Save (upload) to FTP server feature, working also with automatic
New powerful "Stamps" feature, accessible from "Image" menu and
drawing toolbar, allows you to define "stamps" that contain graphics, text or
both. Text may contain macros that expand to current date, time, file name etc.
at the time of stamp usage. Stamps may be inserted directly on an image, or
appended at top or bottom as a header or footer.
An option to automatically stamp - or add header, footer to -
all captured images with pre-defined stamps.
New "Add drop shadow" and "Add frame" functions on "Image" menu,
with an option to auto-add a shadow or frame to all captures.
New "Blend Selection" slider, allows you to blend a pasted or
selected image fragment with underlying bitmap at any opacity level from 0 to
Text adding is more powerful now, allowing to mix fonts, colors
and styles of text within a single "add text" box. Also you may edit the text
after inserting it by double clicking the text, as long as you did not change
the underlying bitmap in any other way yet.
New "Tools" menu where you may add commands to start other
programs or open other documents from within HS-DX interface.
New help in HTML Help format and more "helpful" popup messages
after clicking on a user interface item with "What Is?" help cursor.
Many more small improvements.
Feature List - Version 4
Multiple Image Formats
Save your image
as a BMP, GIF or JPEG file. GIFs can optionally be interlaced and include
transparent backgrounds, and HyperSnap-DX can create progressive JPEGs,
perfect for World Wide Web page use. Choose your color
depth for BMP captures, too. This version supports TIFF, LEAD (CMP), CALS,
CCITT Fax (FAX), Encapsulated Postscript (EPS), GEM Image (IMG), IBM IOCA
(RAW), Macintosh Picture (PIC, PICT), MacPaint (MAC), Microsoft Paint (MSP),
OS/2 Bitmap (BMP), SUN Raster (RAS), Targa (TGA), WinFax (WFX), Windows
Metafile (WFM), WordPerfect (WPG), Portable Graphics PNG, and Adobe PSD,
many with optional sub-formats and variations, to the file formats that
you can open and save.
File Format Conversions
for file format conversions and editing. Capture in DirectX or 3dfx GLIDE
Applications! Now you can make those special game and other captures you
could never do before.
Capture images from
multiple monitors at once, when used on multi-monitor setups under Windows
98 or 2000. Resize captures or image files using the powerful image manipulation
tools in HyperSnap-DX.
Edit and annotate
images directly in in HyperSnap-DX. Change the color depth of your image
to 2, 16, 256, or 16 million colors, with eight dithering choices, or grayscale
or halftone images. Include the cursor image in your image to better display
your product's features.
Built-in Crop Feature
Use the built-in
Crop feature to remove rectangular sections from within an image, or use
conventional cropping for making final edits to your capture without transferring
it to another program.
And there's an Undo
feature to bail you out of the "oops!" factor.
Capture an image
of an entire web page, file listing, or other scrolling windows by using
HyperSnap-DX 4's unique Auto Scroll Window capture option.
The flexible and
labor-saving Window capture option captures whole windows and smaller sections
of windows, highlighting the boundaries of each of your options, to make
a quick and accurate capture without eyestrain and further editing.
to a system tray icon, ready for action with a convenient right-click capture
Choose your own
hot keys that quickly capture the entire Desktop, any Rectangle you outline,
or the highlighted Window or Client, and automatically repeat the capture
every x seconds or by using another hot key.
each of your captures to a file. You can even set the application to trigger
new captures over a user-defined period, and HyperSnap-DX 4 will increment
the file names for you during the process.
Print your capture
directly from HyperSnap-DX -- it will expand the image to the size of the
paper and margins that you set, print multiple pages, and even add a frame,
reverse, or reduce the output to blue and white.
Drag and Drop graphics
files on HyperSnap-DX to open them.
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