DVD Snap
DVD Snap
3.2.1
3.7
0.0
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Takes screenshots of movies on Apple DVD player.

DVD Snap overview

DVD Snap allows you to capture screenshots from any movie running in Apple's DVD Player. Pick any scene you want and DVD Snap 3 either snaps a single photo or series of timed snaps in an interval of at least half a second. All your captured photos are automatically taken to DVD Snap 3's beautiful photo gallery where you can export them to any common format.

What’s new in version 3.2.1

Updated on Dec 05 2016

Version 3.2.1:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.9 or later.

  • macOS 10.12 Sierra compatibility
  • Minor bugs fixed
View older DVD Snap updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

5.8 MB

Downloads

24778

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
  • Apple's DVD Player
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Prince-Isaac
Prince-Isaac
Dec 22 2015
3.2
0.0
Dec 22 2015
0.0
Version: 3.2
What I don't understand is why ordinary screen grabbers can't take a snapshot of a paused DVD movie. I've tried several (Apple's cmd-shift-3, Jing, Voila, Snap N Drag among others) and all they display is a gray area in the DVD player window. Is this some "feature" that the industry forced upon Apple?
Anthony1947
Anthony1947
Oct 26 2015
3.2
0.0
Oct 26 2015
0.0
Version: 3.2
Another option is to save the $15 for something useful, and use any screen capture tool while watching the same DVD using VLC instead of Apple's DVD Player. It works … perfectly.
FalstaffA
FalstaffA
Sep 7 2012
3.0.5
0.0
Sep 7 2012
0.0
Version: 3.0.5
There is an issue with DVD Snap 3.0.5 which contradicts the following statement copied from Tool Force's website: "DVD Snap 3 works also perfectly under Snow Leopard. As usual, the new version is totally free for all previous users of DVD Snap." Well, 3.0.5 doe NOT work at all with Snow Leopard, it won't even install on 10.6.8, immediately upon unzipping the archived disk image the application is shown with the customary circle with a diagonal slash across it. I've noticed that here at MU the compatibility requirement is noted as 10.7 (Lion) or later, obviously some type of clarification from the developer would be desirable. Is DVD Snap 3.0.5 supposed to be able to work under Snow Leopard but a glitch prevents it at the moment, or is the statement on Tool Force's website incorrect?
Telman
Telman
Mar 29 2012
3.0.4
5.0
Mar 29 2012
5.0
Version: 3.0.4
Great application, particularly for those who are less computer literate. Met our needs superbly.
Tool Force Software
Tool Force Software
Mar 26 2012
3.0.3
0.0
Mar 26 2012
0.0
Version: 3.0.3
We are aware of that issue and are currently working on an update. Thank you for your patience!
Samantha-Meagan
Samantha-Meagan
Mar 9 2012
3.0.3
5.0
Mar 9 2012
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
I love DVD Snap, I'm so glad I stumbled upon it. My Mac OS X version is 10.6.8 and other screenshot apps are no longer able to take screenshots of Apple's DVD Player, all you get is a checkerboard in the pic. This really frustrated me, I like taking screenshots of movies or shows on DVD. Apple had changed their DVD Player :( . Then there is DVD Snap to the rescue. It easily takes wonderful screenshots of just what's on the DVD Player screen-no need to crop the shot later on. I also love the gallery-all pics in one safe place. Then you can export your shots to many different formats. You can take screenshot using the menu bar never having to leave the DVD Player-very easy. Great price for this great app. A must have if you like to take DVD screenshots. Thank you. :)
as-contact
as-contact
Jan 29 2012
3.0.3
5.0
Jan 29 2012
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
Beautifully designed, really great piece of software. Worth every penny. Service, assistance is quick and to the point. NO hassle. It does exactly what it has to do.
Ranxho
Ranxho
Nov 27 2011
3.0.2
5.0
Nov 27 2011
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
Great Support! Even it took 4 days for the update license to come, well, it is the Thanksgiving week week end after all. When I remember that, it took my grumpish away. Happy Holiday!
Macbrian
Macbrian
Nov 3 2011
3.0.1
5.0
Nov 3 2011
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
Agreed! I was sent an upgraded registration key for v3 quite quickly. It's a great little piece of software that accomplishes quite a feat -- I appreciate the concept and that I can easily get a "just right" snap from a movie!
PauloA
PauloA
Nov 3 2011
3.0.1
4.5
Nov 3 2011
4.5
Version: 3.0.1
Great app, great support. I strongly recommend it. Had DVD Snap 2 and received the new key for the upgrade very fast, after sending an email.
Fariborz
Fariborz
Oct 27 2011
3.0
0.0
Oct 27 2011
0.0
Version: 3.0
I do admire developers like this. I sent them a request for upgrading to version 3 and in less than 30 minutes my free key was delivered to me. This is what I call a *genuine customer service*. Thanks and all the best. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
Keppy-Fimble
Keppy-Fimble
Oct 24 2011
3.0
5.0
Oct 24 2011
5.0
Version: 3.0
I got version 2 in a bundle some time ago, but never used it. It wasn't very intuitive and I had problems getting it to work reliably. Version 3, however, is an amazing improvement. It feels much more like a familiar Mac app, both in looks and features. It's very responsive and hasn't crashed on me. Hopefully Apple won't break it with their updates for a while, because now I can think of some ways this will be useful. Also, since I got it through a 3rd party bundle, I needed to get my 3.0 key from the developer directly. He was very helpful and responsive. The free upgrade from 2 to 3 makes Tool Force's apps much more appealing to me.
Brainbytes
Brainbytes
May 6 2008
2.0.1
5.0
May 6 2008
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
I simply must write a white-hot, glowing review of DVD Snap 2.0.1!!! I have been computing professionally since 1983, when I computerized a nationally known business in Manhattan. I have had many experiences with creative type software packages and tech support for various hardware and software matters, too, over the years. DVD Snap 2.0.1 is a very cool program; it really helped me do this latest project. Tobias Jordan, (Developer & Founder of Tool Force Software;http://www.tool-forcesw.com), has just provided me with the best, most comprehensive, innovative, thorough, professional, caring, knowledgeable, personal tech support I have ever enjoyed in my entire life! He responded to my few emailed inquiries, even on the weekend, extraordinarily fast. He really helped me quickly with very direct replies. Although he resides in Germany, and speaks German, his English is fabulous. No language barrier here. But the best part of his wide expertise blew me away on this past Sunday night, when at 11:00 P.M. his time, he spent 50 minutes with me online using iChat to take control of my computer screen, and actually manipulate his software, DVD Snap 2.0.1 using my movie, loaded into my computer's DVD drive, to see EXACTLY where my problem was. It was an unbelievably fast, deep, and sophisticated method of providing "virtual on-site" tech support. Due to this cool troubleshooting, he was able to see exactly what I was doing incorrectly, and fix the problem himself, while I watched, in amazement, as he moved my mouse cursor all over the screen with lightning efficiency!! And, all this on a Sunday night, 11:00 P.M - 11:50 P.M. his time, and for a software package costing only $19.95 (no shipping or tax either). WHAT A DEAL!!!! This guy is super smart and he really cares.
John-A-Sunkiskis
John-A-Sunkiskis
Mar 27 2008
2.0
5.0
Mar 27 2008
5.0
Version: 2.0
Being somewhat cyber-challenged, I required "some" technical support, and the developer was not only responsive, but also very reassuring - I felt like I had a private tutor. Now that I know how the program works, I'm impressed. It really is easy to use, and the picture quality is absolutely excellent.
Easer
Easer
Jun 24 2007
1.2.1
5.0
Jun 24 2007
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
I haven't had any of the problems identified by the previous poster, and I've used this program for several months. Like any program that saves snapshots, you have to configure the preferences at least to some extent to tell it where to save, what file format to save in, etc. Check out any other screenshot program and you'll see. Most programs come with some kind of default setting; but they, like DVD Snap, do allow you to adjust those settings. So what if the interface for the preference isn't the most gorgeous thing ever made? It's hardly ugly or anything. It's clean and to the point. And let's get down to the heart of the matter. This program does what it promises. Much depends on how you configure it. I wanted it to snap only the contents within the frame of DVD Player. It did just that. The picture quality was superb. That's what this program is supposed to do; that's what this program did. None of my other computer settings were affected by this program. I'm running 10.4.10 on a PowerBook G4. I think it works fine and is worth checking out.
Tool Force Software
Tool Force Software
Jun 23 2007
1.2.1
0.0
Jun 23 2007
0.0
Version: 1.2.1
I don't understand your problems, sorry. I have tested DVD Snap several times on different macs and all worked great. (without any bugs) DVD Snap saves the pictures in the destination folder you have chosen ! Why is PDF the standard picture format ? Hmm, have you ever seen that PDF provides the BEST picture quality ? No ? Try it. Use PDF, PNG and compare. (zooming in / out) Another problem I don't understand: The DVD Snap window always hiddes when you click the 'Snap' button. Perhaps you opened the picture in 'Preview' and you thought that the DVD Snap window above is on the picture but it's not. The hotkey commands are absolutely 'okay'. I don't know what's wrong with them. The built-in hotkeys for 'grab' are 'Command + Shift + 3 & 4', why not use 'Command + Shift + 1' for DVD Snap ? And I just wanted to say that I have many users who like DVD Snap. They don't have problems with the destination, picture format, etc… Best Regards, Tobias Jordan.
J3ff
J3ff
Jun 22 2007
1.2.1
1.0
Jun 22 2007
1.0
Version: 1.2.1
oh yeah I forgot to mention that my dvd screenshot contained all of the goofy dvd snap menus if I'm taking a screen shot of my dvd playback why would I want to include your app windows?
J3ff
J3ff
Jun 22 2007
1.2.1
1.0
Jun 22 2007
1.0
Version: 1.2.1
first I'd like to say I've never posted a comment about any piece of software on this website. Also I download software from here quite often usually I try at least one application a day, usually if I don't like an application I simply trash it and move on. Having said that this is the worst app I have ever tried upon launching it I was bombarded with a series of disconnected non aqua style windows that just popped up all over my screen demanding a time interval or something then the ubiquitous window with the 1 2 3 buttons which I'm sure I'll go to my grave without understanding. Then it somehow snapped a picture of my dvd playback and saved it to a folder predetermined by me, (which I did not) and I have no clue where it is. I was able to view it with the bizare hotkey commands and it turns out the default picture format is .pdf why in the world would you want to take a screen shot and save it as a pdf? At the same time every other app I was running froze up. and to top it off the trial period is 60 minutes ha! are you kidding I only needed 60 seconds to make a decision on this
Tool Force Software
Tool Force Software
Jun 13 2007
1.2.1
0.0
Jun 13 2007
0.0
Version: 1.2.1
I have the newest version of VLC but this is what I permanently get: http://www.tool-forcesw.com/VLC_error.png
Tool Force Software
Tool Force Software
Jun 13 2007
1.2.1
0.0
Jun 13 2007
0.0
Version: 1.2.1
Most of the mac users use the Apple DVD Player so I have written DVD Snap for the DVD Player. I downloaded the newest version of VLC but it has still some bugs and it is not really user-friendly. VLC affords just two picture formats. The most important format, PDF, is missing. It is the best format for screen snapping. (best quality) Of course, you can use the default Mac OS X integrated screen capture software 'Grab' in VLC but - you can't choose the destination folder - you don't have several picture formats - you can't choose a name of the picture DVD Snap has some real handy options / functions, I think: - timer snap (snaps a picture every 1 - 60+ seconds; perfect for a slideshow) - many picture formats - picture numbering - custom picture destination and many more. You can even use DVD Snap in the full screen mode of the DVD Player. (since version 1.1) If you take screenshots of DVDs in the DVD Player every day I think DVD Snap is worth of its money. Best Regards, Tobias Jordan.
$14.95
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