Copernicus allows you to take a picture of exactly what is on your screen, then export it to several different formats. It also allows you to create a screen movie that is exported as a Quicktime movie file.
A minor annoyance is that it insists on adding a space to the filename extension when you save a capture. What should be ".JPG" has to be ".JPG " and it will not allow you to change it. The space can't be deleted until after the file is saved.
I had a devil of a time time figuring out why certain websites would say "not a recognized file type" until I finally noticed that the space was there.
By contrast, it does not add a space after ".mov" when you capture a screen movie.
Picture taking is okay, But the big WOW factor is that it actually records the action on screen, and compared to the other free capturing software, this i believe is the best for mac, unless you want to pay...
The quality of the video is very choppy, and it doesn't record sounds... :(
If you don't have XP, get this software, if you do, get CamStudio, it's a hell of a lot better...
October 13, 2003
Version: Copernicus 1.3.2
This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com. I installed it today, not only would the program start to lock up when I ended the recording, but it actually DELETED everything that I had on my desktop!