While writing articles or blogs, especially through any of the utilities like Windows Live Writer, you must be knowing that how frustrating it gets when you need to capture and edit image through some other software and then you need to insert into your article. As, screen captures or snapshots are very essential and important part of blogging, so one needs them and that one needs them as quickly as possible. Today, we are going to discuss a small utility which can help the users in such scenarios.
Snagit Screen Capture is basically a small utility which can be used with the Windows live writer and by using its various options for editing the images, users may make this task easy, simple and quick. This utility comes in as a plugin which simply integrates this utility i.e. SnagIt into Windows Live Writer, and thus makes it lot easier for the user to capture, edit and embed images into the blogs and articles directly within Windows Live Writer. It comes as a freely available utility on the web.
This utility can be easily downloaded from the link given below and after installing it, you may observe that it simply integrates with Windows live writer and shows up in the Plugin list in Windows Live Writer. As soon as you see this plugin in the list, you may select it, and you may observe that it provides you the capture option and other useful SnagIt editing options through which you may easily take snapshots and may edit them as well.
It is very simple to use it and to capture images through it. Once you capture the image, you simply need to click on the Finish button in order to embed the image in the post or the article written by you. Along with this, it also gives you the choice to save images locally for the future use in some other posts or articles.
While installing it in your computer, you may observe that the plugin requires Microsoft .NET Runtime 2.0 or later, and also SnagIt 7.0 or later. This plugin is absolutely free and comes with C# source code. As it is an open source utility, so if you are a developer, you can any time customize the tool as well. Finally, we can say that SnagIt Screen Capture plugin is definitely a useful and a powerful solution for anyone who regularly updates his blog using Windows Live Writer as through this utility and plugin capturing, editing, inserting and saving images becomes so simple and easy to implement.