TNT Screen Capture Reviews

Dr. Gadget reviews TNT Screen Capture

When a press release about another screen capture program crosses my desk, it usually elicits a yawn.
For quick screen shots with Windows XP, I usually just tap PrintScrn.

For more elaborate captures, I'll use my image editor of choice, Paint Shop Pro 8. Most image editors nowadays include screen capture in their repertoire, so installing a separate application for the task seems a bit redundant to me.

Or it did until Alexander Halser tipped me off about an explosive little program called TNT Screen Capture from EC Software ( located near Salzburg, Austria.

What makes TNT distinctive is that it gives you the tools to turn dull screenshots into arresting graphics [...]

Review of Screen Capture Tools, by Matthew Ellison

Although relatively new to the screen capture market, TNT has introduced some innovative new features. For example, it was the first screen capture tool to offer a torn paper edge option, although this option is now also available in SnagIt 8.

Another very nice innovation is the capture wizard, which is implemented using WinHelp 4's Training Card functionality. This enables you to set the capture options and make the capture from the Help itself—it's a very effective demonstration of how online Help can actually be used as an extension of the user interface [...]

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Microsoft TechNet Magazine: Great-Looking Screen Shots the Quick and Easy Way

TNT Screen Capture 2.1 by EC Software creates screen shots that let you make your point and, in fact, look better than the original screen. It has several built-in image filters and add-ons that give your screen shots that professional photorealistic look [...]

Review in PC Magazine, by Neil J. Rubenking

EC Software's TNT Screen Capture 2.1 goes far beyond simple screen shot captures, which is not to say that it's not adept at grabbing windows (rectangular or odd-shaped), menus, and other Windows components.

To this basic functionality it adds advanced image enhancements, such as shadows, effect filters, and callouts, and image effects like a torn-paper edge. It can even render the completed screen shot as a plane floating in 3D space, with lighting, surface reflection, and other options under user control.