Clip2Net

Clip2Net

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Video tutorial & screenshots

  • Main Window
  • Settings
  • Editing Screenshots
  • Capturing Desktop Area
  • Publishing
  • The Capture Window
  • Main window
  • Main window
  • Main window

Editorial review

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Margie Smeer Senior editor

The following review written by one of the Software Informer contributors applies to version 2.0
Clip2Net is a screenshot taking application that also allows uploading the captured images to online servers in order to help you quickly share them with whomever you want. Besides images, this tool also allows uploading and sharing any other files from your computer.
Furthermore, before publishing them online, the captured screenshots can be edited and annotated using a handy built-in tool that Clip2Net provides. As you can see, it’s a powerful application that comes packed with a lot of handy features and functions. For example, it allows capturing the full screen, an active window or only a specific desktop area. Furthermore, the capture hotkeys are customizable, and the post-capture image editing options and tools are truly comprehensive, including markers, annotation utilities, or even note writing functions.

Anyway, the fact that it’s a comprehensive tool that packs a lot of features and options doesn’t mean that using it is difficult. On the contrary, it’s really simple and easy-to-use. It can be used even by beginners without any problem.

Although it comes with plenty of advantages, it’s still not my favorite screenshot taking, editing and uploading tool. The main reason for this is the fact that it’s not free. Most other similar tools are free. Moreover, in order to use it, you are required to register a login account, even if you only intend to evaluate it for a few days. The many unneeded additional apps and components (adware) that it attempts to install on your system at the same time with its installation is also quite disheartening. Furthermore, it can save the captured images only to two file formats: JPEG and PNG. As you can see, though it offers plenty of benefits, it also comes with plenty of flaws and drawbacks.

Pros

  • Easy-to-use.
  • Customizable hot-keys.
  • Plenty of screenshot editing options.

Cons

  • Attempts to install unneeded additional software components (adware) and to change the homepage of your browsers.
  • Displays ads in its main interface.
  • Requires an account registration.
  • Can save the captured images only to PNG or JPEG files.

What's new in version 2.2

Version 2.2.0 05/15/2014
Added:
Ability to use PrtScr for a hot-key
Instant publishing of selected area by hot-key (PrtScr by default)
Instant copy selected area to the clipboard (Ctrl Win A by default)
Copy resulting URL to the clipboard instantly (not by the end of upload process)
Sharing image to social network using Publish button popup menu
Open images in editor from file (.png, .jpg, .bmp) (Alt Win O by default)
Insert image from file (.png, .jpg, .bmp) into current editor window (Ctrl O)
Ability to turnoff tray notifications
Sound alerts
Publish image and keep editor open using Alt Enter or Alt Click Publish button
Change Z-index of object under cursor Ctrl mouse scroll)
Change Z-index of selected object. Level up (Ctrl ]). Level down (Ctrl [)
Highlight object under cursor.
Auto-save copy of published files to specified local folder (can be used for Dropbox or other similar cloud storage synchronization).

Updated:
Image editor performance increased
Ability to draw objects inside each other
Video preview window performance optimized
Bring to top action changed from Ctrl left mouse button click to Ctrl middle mouse button click (because of Z-index change by the scroll feature added)
Editor tools now support drawing holding Shift (straight figures) and Alt (draw from center) at the same time

Fixed:
Upload to own FTP server without archiving
Access Violation error in video preview window
Error with assigning reserved hot-keys
Video recording with higher FPS (20-25) problem
Video recording area misplacing near the top of the screen
"Argument out of range" error in the image editor
Instant upload did not work when selecting image area holding Alt
Incorrect URL were provided publishing FLV files
 

Publisher's description

Clip2Net is a tool for sharing screenshots and it comes with image editing features. The image editor can be used to highlight your image with markers, arrows, notes or hide personal information with the blur tool. The picture can be shared using direct URL to your friends, websites or social networking sites.

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