Making Print Screen Screenshots in Windows

You can capture a screenshot of almost anything that appears on your computer by using any of the following methods in Windows: There is a great free tool called Greenshot that works with the Print Screen button. It allows you to capture any part of the screen you want. Greenshot includes extra features like: Sending your screenshot to the clipboard, a printer, your email application, Powerpoint, Word, Excel and upload directly to Confluence or Dropbox. Opening the image in the Greenshot image editor where you can annotate the image with arrows, shapes, lines and text as well as apply any of several special effects. Includes many advanced … Continue reading

Video and Audio Formats for the Web

Publishing audio or video media on the web? Here are some guidelines to ensure that it can be heard and viewed on all computers, tablets  and smartphones. The only assumption is that your target audience isn’t still on dial-up. Audio for Web File Format: MP3 AND OGG Standard Quality (for speech): 22 kHz, 64 Kbps/mono High Quality (for music): 44.1 kHz, 128 Kbps/stereo Super High Quality (for full range of music): 44.1 kHz, 192 Kbps/stereo Offline Source Files: Should be saved in WAV format, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit, stereo (also known as CD quality) — or other lossless/uncompressed formats in order to preserve the … Continue reading