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Ashampoo Snap 6

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Ashampoo Snap lets users take screenshots of Web pages, specific selections, or even entire desktops using its simple capture bar. Once captures are created, you can make changes such as adding elements, resizing, or rotating through an image editor. Snap 6 also allows for video and audio recording (via microphone), making production of video screencasts a cinch. Time-lapse video and interval snapshot features are other useful tools in creating video tutorials.

The latest edition of Ashampoo Snap, version 6, has added a multitude of features that have flesh out the screenshot program, but there are still some unaddressed issues from the last version--the overabundant pop-ups are still too much. Meant to "guide" new users, they end up feeling like a forced tutorial, especially if you already know what you are doing. For first-time users, the huge sets of instruction will no doubt be overwhelming.

There are also several positive changes: the capture bar can now be placed at a less obtrusive Top-Right position of the screen to prevent accidental captures; the new Color Picker feature is a welcome addition for image editors--you can now select color on your screenshot or anywhere on you desktop for editing or export to use on other editors like Adobe Photoshop; and MultiShot lets you take multiple screen caps in a row before editing--a great feature if you need to take shots of different windows.

The addition of instant uploading onto YouTube/Facebook and email is a boon to users working heavily with social media. Screenshots and videos can be directly uploaded to said sharing sites with a button click. However, be warned that there is no confirmation after the Share button is clicked, and the Save-to-File icon is right next to the Facebook/Youtube icon. One click that misses by a few inches could result in possibly embarrassing oversharing.

Ashampoo Snap 6 is available as 10-day trial and can be bumped to 40 days if you request a promotional code. The full version sells for $19.99. We recommend it to any users with who want to create and customize images and videos from their desktop.

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All User Reviews

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  • 2.0 stars

    "TOO COMPLICATED"

    January 15, 2014  |   By gry99

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 7.0.1

    Pros

    NONE UNLESS YOU UNDERSTAND HOW TO USE IT

    Cons

    TOO MANY CHOICES NEEDS SIMPLE TO OPERATE INSTRUCTIONS

    Summary

    A GEEK WILL LOVE MAYBE

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Guy's new program for your PC"

    December 21, 2013  |   By KSG163

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 7.0.1

    Pros

    http://www.dl-gate.net/sl3355.19a6 Look here for the best emotions, and be happy whit the luxury Programs for your computer

    Cons

    http://www.dl-gate.net/sl3355.19a6 no minuses

    Summary

    Very easy to use program, will help your computer to ensure maximum efficiency.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great software"

    December 10, 2013  |   By Windows78

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.10

    Pros

    -Can capture a video
    -Taking screenshots is awesome

    Cons

    -I dont see any .

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent utility"

    November 19, 2013  |   By tobycat3

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.10

    Pros

    Rapid precise capture of selected regions or whole web pages, including scrolling web pages. Captures can be saved, copied, emailed, printed or uploaded to the web. Ability to capture video- I have not tried this.

    Cons

    None that I am aware of.

    Summary

    A frequently used and very useful utility.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "This might be garbage"

    November 13, 2013  |   By bjkwjk1323

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.10

    Pros

    It captured video.
    Not expensive.

    Cons

    Will not let me edit the video as advertised.
    When I contacted Ashampoo support about this issue here was the reply :
    "Hello,

    you are not able to edit the videos captured with Snap.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    MfG/Regards
    Thomas Vesper
    Kundendienst | Support"

    Summary

    After careful evaluation of the screen capture software options out there, I chose to purchase Ashampoo Snap 6. This product is advertised on the Ashampoo website as being "the only software you will ever need"; Capture,Edit,Publish. I can capture and I can publish, but I can't edit. The menu bar which is supposed to be at the left side of my screen, won't appear. When I contacted Ashampoo about this issue their reply stated that "you are not able to edit video captures with snap" Huh? is this just an ill informed "support" person? Or did I get duped? I have sent additional inquiries to Ashampoo about this issue and will update accordingly if we can get the software to work properly.

    Updated on Nov 13, 2013

    Shortly after writing this review I received a 2nd email from Ashampoo "support". Here is the reply:
    Hello,

    we are sorry for the misunderstanding. The sentence "capture, edit and publish screenshots and videos" should have been removed due to its misleading. As you can see in the US-translation of our site it has been removed. Here you will find the sentence "The only software you will ever need".

    https://www.ashampoo.com/en/eur/pin/0824/Multimedia_Software/Ashampoo-Snap-6

    We have sent your feedback to our developers to change this.

    We may offer you a refund for your purchase if you want to. Please tell us your reference number so we can adivse it.

    The link posted in the response takes me back to the place where I bought this software initially. It clearly states in multiple places that the software allows users to edit.Also, the help file clearly shows screen shots of and speaks to edit functionality. Needless to say, I am going to accept the refund that was offered.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "much more versatile than 'printscreen'..."

    May 29, 2013  |   By jran1011

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.5

    Pros

    Variety of options to cover any possible screen capture - video, webpage, selected area...

    Cons

    For my basic uses, no cons...

    Summary

    Some keyboards don't even have a PrintScreen key anymore! This solves all those problems...

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Grab That Video!"

    March 12, 2013  |   By gcapp99

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.4

    Pros

    Performs as advertised for capturing Video with Sound.

    Cons

    Configuration is set for No Audio by default. Not a major deal to figure out the interface then check the Capture Sound box.

    Summary

    I needed to record a Webinar- Google suggested Camtasia and Replay products, but I really didn't want to spend $40.00 or more for the software.

    I own other Ashampoo software and have been happy with their stuff, and I vaguely remembered that they had a capture product from a promotional e-mail they sent me a while back.

    I went to their site and read about Snap 6 which sounded like it would do the job for me. Nice price too: $19.99

    For kicks I Googled "Snap 6 coupon" and found a RegNow/DigitalRiver link and bought it for $10.39USD. Such a deal!

    SUMMARY: Snap 6 is a very useful & functional capture program. My need was to record a Webinar. I was able to define the portion of my screen I wanted to capture and the software worked perfectly.

    Kudos to Ashampoo for making some very cool software available at a very affordable price! Like anyone else I would have loved to get it for free, but on the other hand the price I paid was extremely reasonable and will hopefully encourage and enable them to develop new offerings.

    CONFIGURATION NOTE: I'm running Vista Home Premium on a webcam-equipped laptop. After I got Snap 6 to capture the audio as well as the video I discovered the microphone was also being recorded. Had to go to Control Panel to kill the volume on the mic and all is well.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Incredibly useful screen snapshot utility"

    February 4, 2013  |  

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.4

    Pros

    Full-featured, works well and gets the job done

    Cons

    Confusing at first. It's not particularly intuitive

    Summary

    All in all it's a very useful utility but lack of intuitiveness makes it difficult for 1st time users.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "SNAP 6 Purchase brings SPAM!"

    January 7, 2013  |   By teachermac

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.3

    Pros

    Minimally better then SNAP 5

    Cons

    Constant Service Message popup on every boot

    Brain dead marketing department constantly promoting product upgrade from versions 3 & version 5 now and ever since initially upgrading to version 5!

    Summary

    Considering there is no quality control for the email responses they send (my 6 year old grand-daughter does better) support takes days and not correct or helpful and the spam-ware installed with the software I'm ashamed I upgraded!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great tool"

    October 24, 2012  |   By Miss_Applebyy

    Version: Ashampoo Snap 6 6.0.3

    Pros

    If you need to capture screens or videos on your PC, you'll find Ashampoo Snap 5 a worthy software tool.

    Cons

    Found none :-)

    Summary

    Snap 5 is an amazing piece of software to capture anything.

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