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Thursday, July 2, 2009

A Very Simple Way to Make Screen Captures

The high-quality online image editing tool Aviary recently announced another new method for easily creating screen captures of webpages without having to install any software. To use this method simply type "aviary.com/" before the url of the page you're viewing. Doing this will launch the Aviary image editor at which point you can draw, highlight, and crop the screen capture. When you're done editing you can save the screen capture to your computer. To read full instructions on how to use Aviary to create screen captures click here.

Applications for Education
This screen capture method from Aviary could be useful for netbook users. Without adding any software to your netbook or adding anything to your browser you can still create very good screen captures. If your school uses netbooks this little trick from Aviary is worth sharing with other teachers that need to create screen captures for teaching.

Here are some related resources that may be of interest to you:
Four Free Tools for Creating Screencasts
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