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Quickly create snapshots from iChat AV Apps
From the "I didn't think it would be that easy" department ... you can get a quick snapshot from your iSight or other FireWire camera using iChat AV:
  1. In your buddy list window, click your green camera icon to open the video preview window.
  2. Smile real BIG!
  3. Hit Command-C.
Your clipboard now contains a still frame of your beaming mug. Paste it into an e-mail to make friends and family giggle!

[robg adds: And all this time, I'd been using the capture-region commands or SnapzPro to grab those shots!]
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Quickly create snapshots from iChat AV
Authored by: swedentom on Oct 04, '03 08:55:09AM

You can also drag the picture if you hold down the command key.



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It's built in... ;)
Authored by: Coumerelli on Oct 05, '03 11:42:09PM

Apple (in their infinite ingenuity ;)) has included functionality for this right in iChat - click on your pict in the buddy list. Select the "Edit Picture..." from the dropdown menu. Choose "Take Video Snapshot" It'll even beep for you to countdown.

Very cool!

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