MWSnap is a tool for making screen captures on Windows. "MW" refers to the software's creator, Mirek Wojtowicz. The utility can be downloaded from here.



Latest version is ", 06 Jul 2002."


"Platform: any 32-bit Windows (including XP)." I don't know if there are any Vista issues.


According to the Web site:

MWSnap is a small yet powerful Windows program for snapping (capturing) images from selected parts of the screen.

Current version is capable of capturing the whole desktop, a highlighted window, an active menu, a control, or a fixed or free rectangular part of the screen. MWSnap handles 5 most popular graphics formats and contains several graphical tools: a zoom, a ruler, a color picker and a window spy. It can be also used as a fast picture viewer or converter.

MWSnap does not require installation and does not need any special dlls, drivers or system files which can mess up your system.

MWSnap is freeware, but your donations are gladly accepted.


Detailed instructions on how to use MWSnap are available in a discussion thread at


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