Take screenshots of websites from command line in Windows

There are many tools to take/capture screenshots from command line in Windows.

If you are looking for command line tools in Linux – read this post.

CutyCapt/IECapt

http://cutycapt.sourceforge.net/, http://iecapt.sourceforge.net/

These are my favourite tools.

CutyCapt or IECapt – both are similar in execution but differ slightly in the way they render web pages.

CutyCapt uses WebKit engine (same as Google Chrome or Safari).

IECapyt uses Internet Explorer as an engine to render web pages.

 

The usage is simple as:

CutyCapt --url=http://www.google.com/ --out=google.png

 

ImageMagick

http://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php

import command line tool allows you to capture some or all of a screen and save the image to a file.

To save the entire screen as a jpeg:

import -window root screen.jpeg

If you want to use the mouse to click inside a window or select a screen region & save a a png, just use:

import box.png

 

IrfanView

http://www.irfanview.com/

You can run it via command-line as shown here: http://www.etcwiki.org/wiki/IrfanView_Command_Line_Options.

 

MiniCap

http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/MiniCap/index.html

 

Screenshot-cmd

http://code.google.com/p/screenshot-cmd/

A simple tool to take a screenshot of a desktop or any window selected by widow title. It is also possible to select rectangle to capture. The result is stored as a png file.

 

Boxcutter

http://keepnote.org/boxcutter/

 

 

Discussions on StackOverflow and SuperUser:

http://superuser.com/questions/75614/take-a-screen-shot-from-command-line-in-windows