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Snapz Pro screen capture tips Apps
If you use Snapz Pro for your screenshots, you may find these tips on screen captures useful. Andrew Welch sent them to a Snapz Pro mailing list and granted permission to reproduce them here.

If you're snapping a picture of an entire window, try setting the clipping border to "Small" (in the Preferences pane), and the image border set to "Fade to White" (on the main Snapz Pro X pane), or "Fade to Black" if the screenshots will go up on a web page with a black background. These setting result in a smoother looking capture, as you can see in Ambrosia's sample screenshot.

If you're capturing just a portion of an interface item, Andrew suggests just using "Fade to white" and selecting an area (eight pixels or so) larger than that which you wish to capture. Although more subtle, you can still see the differences in this comparative screenshot.

I recently put these tips to work on a small project at work, and the results are clearly nicer than the drop shadow border I used for all the image captures in the OS X Solutions Guidebook. If there weren't 100+ images to re-shoot, I'd go back and re-do all of my originals :-).
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