What’s New in Awesome Screenshot 4.2.1

We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing a new icon for the extension with this update! We have made several major improvements on some key features recently. Check them out below!

Improved Entire Page Capturing 

  • For very long or infinite scroll pages, you can manually end the capturing now.
  • New solution for super long pages that cannot be captured before
  • You can choose to skip editing process for an entire page screenshot to save it more quickly.
  • The overall speed of capturing is faster than before.
  • Better performance on more kinds of web pages, e.g. pages with animations

Enhanced Annotation Toolbar 

  • There’re more color choices available now.
  • You can select a color for either text or background when adding text.
  • Last used color, font family and font size will be remembered.

Other Improvements 

  • Increased speed of downloading image in PDF format 
  • Redesigned Options page and more customizable settings
  • New feedback form for easier issue reporting 
  • Paste an image from clipboard with Select a Local Image 
  • Better permission control over Microphone and Downloads folder

And more to come! We highly appreciate our users’ valuable feedback and suggestions that have helped us improve our product and services. Thank you for your support.

Share your thoughts on this update in comments!

What’s New in 4.1.0: Jira Integration

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Jira Integration

Jira is a powerful issue & project tracking software. Now you can use screenshots to easily report bugs and send feedback to Jira through Awesome Screenshot.

 

Capture Improvements

Improved “Capture selected area” when you zoom in/out a page

Improved “Capture entire page”:

  • scrollbar will not be captured in screenshots
  • works better for pages that contain fixed elements, such as navigation bar
  • support capture entire page of Gmail

Awesome Screenshot 4.0 Feature Updates

Integrate with collaborative tools to streamline bug/issue reporting workflow

Are you a member of a quality assurance team?  Do you use awesome screenshot to capture bugs/issues and send them to your project management tools?  If you do it very often, you will find it’s a quite tedious process. Here are the steps:

  1. Take a screenshot of the bug/issue
  2. Save the screenshot to local disk as a file
  3. Open your project management tool
  4. Write a bug/issue ticket
  5. Add the screenshot as an attachment to the ticket
  6. Submit the ticket

With new Awesome screenshot for Team feature.  The workflow will be simplified as the following steps:

  1. Take screenshot
  2. Write a bug/issue ticket
  3. Submit it.

It’s a great time saver for quality assurance teams.

Currently, Awesome Screenshot supports Slack, Trello, Asana, Github.  Let us know if you want to integrate more collaborative apps. Check out the basic introduction video to see how it works!

 

 

Support more cloud storage services

You can save screenshots to Dropbox and Box with the basic premium plan now. Saving to Google Drive is free as it was before.

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Improve annotation interface

We redesigned the user interface of the annotation page to provide a better user experience.

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Support dark theme

Finally, a dark theme for the popup menu is available now.  You can enable it in the extension setting page.

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Let us know whether you like these changes or send us your feature requests!

Four new annotation types as premium features

We added four annotation types to make the annotation feature more powerful in this new release.

  1. Call out

   We often point an area and explain it to others with annotation.   Call out feature is designed with this scenario in mind.

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  1.  Insert steps

 If you are using Awesome screenshot to make a step by step tutorial, you will love the “Insert steps” feature.

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  1.  Insert emojis

      Insert expressive emojis to add some fun to the screenshot

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  1.  Add picture in the screenshot

       With this feature, you can annotate the screenshot with any picture you have, for example, a special logo or watermark.

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Awesome Screenshot for Chrome Update!

We are back with a major Awesome Screenshot update.

  • Updated annotation tools (you can now rearrange annotations on the image after completion)
  • Updated UI (including buttons for saving an image, and overall UI improvements)
  • Updated Extension Menu (removed donate option and added direct account info access)

Due to miscommunications with the Chrome Store, we had to re-post our extension, loosing all of our metrics for the past few years.

Please drop by our Chrome Store page and give us a 5 star review if you’ve enjoyed using our plugin.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/awesome-screenshot-screen/nlipoenfbbikpbjkfpfillcgkoblgpmj

New Updated Features for Awesome Screenshot!

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We have added some important new features to our service.

Listed below is a list of new features & changes.

  • Added “My Projects” option in our plugin, for easy access to your projects in Awesome Screenshot.
  • Added the ability to create new projects in the save menu after annotation.
  • Added the ability to choose which project to save an image into from the save menu after annotation.
  • Added the ability to set a password for users who registered through Google. You may now use a set password with devices that do not have Google services or continue to log into AwesomeScreenshot through Google.

Please check back often for updates, as we still have many more features and improvements in the pipeline!