snapshot and animation capture

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sat Jan 30 18:49:33 CET 2016


I posted this link in my follow-up:
http://snapper.economy-x-talk.com/

Kind regards,

Mark Schonewille
http://economy-x-talk.com
https://www.facebook.com/marksch

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Op 1/28/2016 om 21:12 schreef Matt Maier:
> Mark, what does "the app" refer to?
> On Jan 27, 2016 16:21, "Mark Schonewille" <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Matt,
>>
>> Somehow, the website isn't much anymore, but the app can still be
>> downloaded. The trial version is almost fully functional. Perhaps this
>> approach would be useful for you.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Mark Schonewille
>> http://economy-x-talk.com
>> https://www.facebook.com/marksch
>>
>> Buy the most extensive book on the
>> LiveCode language:
>> http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com
>>
>> Op 1/27/2016 om 20:38 schreef Matt Maier:
>>
>>> I need to be able to easily capture stuff the user is seeing on their
>>> screen so that they can import it into my application without having to
>>> navigate the file manager multiple times. There's some good screen capture
>>> stuff already in Livecode, but what I'm picturing is an actual window with
>>> a hole in it the user can position and leave there so they know what's
>>> going to be captured multiple times. Like gifcam
>>> http://blog.bahraniapps.com/gifcam/
>>>
>>> There doesn't seem to be a way to set the background of a window to
>>> transparent. There is a way to mask the window using a transparent .png,
>>> but that won't allow the user to resize the window. At the moment the only
>>> mechanism I can come up with is to screencap what's behind the window
>>> every
>>> time the user moves or resizes it and display that in the window so that
>>> it
>>> looks like it's transparent. Is there a better way?
>>>
>>> Also, in addition to capturing still images, I'd like the user to be able
>>> to capture animated images (as an alternative to video). So, that part
>>> would be exactly like gifcam. The only mechanism I've found for that is to
>>> export each frame and then use something external like imagemagik to
>>> stitch
>>> them together into an animation.
>>>
>>> - Matt
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