FastStone Capture – screen capture tool and screen video recorder for HWU staff

toolbarFastStone Capture is a powerful, lightweight, full-featured screen capture tool and screen video recorder.

It’s a bit like the Snipping Tool and Jing combined – but it offers a lot more than either, in one easy to use interface.

Useful for capturing and annotating screen shots for handouts/publications and for quick videos.

Where is it available

HWU Staff Desktop – download it from the Software Center: – Start, Software Center, FastStone Capture, Install

Product description/review

Product description from supplier –

Product review from PC world –

Screen capture with effects added…

Caption, spotlight, blur, star, torn edges….


Maybe not the best example – but there are a comprehensive range of tools for annotating (texts, arrowed lines, highlights), resizing, cropping, sharpening, watermarking, applying edge effects and many more!

If you have any problems downloading the software onto your HWU computer, please contact


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  1. jeffcard1978

     /  29 December 2016

    FastStone is a handy screen capture tool, but it can only capture the first screen instead of the full page. If you want to capture the full web-page including the scoll-down part, I’d recommend acethinker screen grabber, free and works pretty well for me.


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