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How does "the Geek" make ScreenShot Effects?

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  • Started 6 years ago by xenomex
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xenomex
xenomex
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Hi, on the geeks How-to's , he always takes screenshots.
but somehow he makes this shadow Diffusing out to make it look good...
What does he use?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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i think that he uses fast stone but it costs if i am right

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jd2066
jd2066
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According to an earlier topic The Geek uses WinSnap for most screen shots.

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thegeek
The Geek
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jd is correct, I do use WinSnap (not free) for most screenshots.

Jack is thinking of whs, who uses fast stone and has mentioned it a number of times. MysticGeek uses SnagIt for his screenshots...

So as far as the articles go, there are a mix of applications used to generate them.

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xenomex
xenomex
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@The geek,
THANKS.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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oh ya that is right whs did say something about that didn't he thx for correcting me. i get kinda mixed up with all of the posts that i read it's hard to keep track of who says what sometimes.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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you're not the only one jack. Eat more snails

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tmonkey2394
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First if you wanted to get like a screenshot of your desktop you could look at your keyboard and it should say something like this prt scr that means Print Screen and you can go to paint and then go to edit and hit paste or you could go to anything that has paste and it will show up like I just went to Microsoft Word and I hit paste and it showed the screen shot that I took.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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yes you can do that too but there are some softwares that make it easier to do a screen shot of a certain area and you can edit them with some tools and such.

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xenomex
xenomex
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@tmonkey,
Lol, seriously , i have used a computer before in my life...
I know how to make screenshots, and if you have read some of my posts you will notice that i have posted many screenies, which i capture and edit in photoshop...
The only reason i posted this topic was because i noticed that "The Geek" makes screenshots wich show the shadow and cut corners...
but he told me it was windows snap , and i now have it :)
look, here's a test shot :

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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why do you have so many processes running at the same time mine is at like 45.

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xenomex
xenomex
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@Jack,
I had alot of things open, and i was in a bit of a rush while taking the screenshot!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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just a thought how many processes does vista usually have running normally.

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xenomex
xenomex
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@Jack,
Considering XP had low, low, low Running Processes, vista runs about 50-75 procceses normally,
if you have more, just close some applications!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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ok so thats why it looked like so much. i haven't really used vista so i wouldn't really know.

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

Ohh...i though you had vista,
ok, i understand now!

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