DuckCapture

DuckCapture

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 13 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.7
  • Total Downloads:
    46,224
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 03, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    5.86MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    85
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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We love screen-capture utilities, perhaps because they can be both incredibly useful and a lot of fun. DuckCapture promised to be one of the better ones we've tried, and we were especially excited about checking out its autoscroll feature. Unfortunately, DuckCapture wasn't all we had hoped. It works well for the most part; but for us, it had one fatal flaw.

The program has a straightforward interface, with icons that users can click to select the region, window, full screen, or scrolling page that they want to capture. The scrolling feature is especially cool; click on a long Web page that you want to capture, and DuckCapture will automatically scroll down and capture the entire thing. Once the capture is done, users can annotate it, copy it to the clipboard, print it, or even share it on Minus, a file-sharing Web site. Ostensibly, users can also save their captures as images, but that's where we ran into problems. Try as we might, we could not successfully save any of our screen captures. We tried saving them as different file types and in different locations, but when we went to open them, they weren't there. A search of our machine indicated that we hadn't inadvertently saved them to some obscure directory; they had just vanished. This is obviously a major problem for a screen-capture utility, and one that we're at a loss to explain. The program has no Help file to speak of, so we weren't able to take any troubleshooting steps. There are workarounds--we were able to upload our captures to Minus and then save them to our computer--but that's obviously not how we'd prefer to do things. Overall, we think that DuckCapture has a lot of potential, but we'll probably stick to other utilities that reliably work for us.

DuckCapture installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program with reservations.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Does NOT do what it claims"

June 18, 2014  |  By Vanillaman

 |  Version: DuckCapture 2.7

Pros

None, since it won't give you a chance to use it

Cons

Immediately as soon as you attempt to scroll, it halts and prompts you to save or an annoying pop up appears with the error, "The content changed during scrolling.....!"

It's another one of CNET's fakeware.

Summary

Does not do what it says on the tin.

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2 stars

"Trialware with hazy stipulations"

May 29, 2014  |  By sckcd

 |  Version: DuckCapture 2.7

Pros

Downloaded but not installed

Cons

Downloaded but not installed

Summary

Only in the user agreement will it be revealed that this is a 30 days trial ware, and after that the free version will be crippled--no further details are given as to what feathers will be no longer available. I could also not find anywhere the price of the pro version and what additional feathers it embraces.

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3 stars

"Won't capture scrolling web page"

April 23, 2014  |  By jerie1

 |  Version: DuckCapture 2.7

Pros

Nice program, captures screenshots and windows...

Cons

...but the main reason I installed it is to capture a web page, which I just can't get it to do in Firefox. Either I am doing something wrong or the program is, and I am tired of trying to figure it out and make it work

Summary

The hunt continues for a program that will capture a scrolling web page

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4 stars

"I can't believe it's free!"

February 28, 2014  |  By edstak

 |  Version: DuckCapture 2.7

Pros

My PC has Windows 8.1 pro x64 and I have tried the most expensive screen capture software around the world and all of them just failed. DuckCapture version 2.7 worked fine, captured scrolling WebPage flawlessly with chrome browser. My sadness gone away!

Cons

The software doesn't include a image editor.

Summary

Very Good software!

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5 stars

"I know no other programs that can do this!"

August 07, 2012  |  By matt_singleton

 |  Version: DuckCapture 2.7

Pros

The pros are simple: this program allows you to take screen shots of much more than what's on your screen! You capture all the contents that you can scroll through! It makes for an interesting picture for really long webpages.

Cons

not much.

(one exception: read summary below-it took me a little while to figure that out, and until I did figure it out, I thought the program didn't work!)

So I guess the instructions could clarify this, that would have helped me a lot. But it's still a uniqu program.

Summary

Just a word of advice: for capturing a long webpage, just click the left mouse button once when you're ready to capture the page, and then don't move the mouse again until it's done. There may be several seconds after you press the mouse button in which it appears to be doing nothing at all, but just don't do anything (that includes moving the mouse!) until it has scrolled all the way to the bottom of the page on its own, and has opened up the dialog box asking you what you want to do with the image file.

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4 stars

"WHOLE WEB PAGE CAPTURE"

April 12, 2012  |  By SUNSAVERQUEST

 |  Version: DuckCapture 2.7

Pros

FULL WEB PAGE CAPTURE

Cons

NOT DO I KNOW OF FOR NOW

Summary

SIMILAR TO SCREENHUNT AND MIGHT BE BETTER

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.7
Version 2.7 updated scrolling feature, fixed system tray panel and file saving.
General
Publisher DuckLink
Publisher web site http://www.ducklink.com
Release Date October 29, 2011
Date Added November 03, 2011
Version 2.7
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.86MB
File Name Install_DuckCapture_Standard.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 46,224
Downloads Last Week 85
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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