Shotscreens allows you share your desktop content easily. Just press hotkey, snap picture or video and get a link to result in your clipboard.
Shotscreens can send captured content to our own image/video hosting (simple registration at start needed), Youtube, Picasa, your local filesystem. Or you can develop your own plugin.
Shotscreens is open-source program and distributed under GPL license. All its modules (except video recording) implemented on Python programming language. We use some 3rdparty libraries, install them if you want to play with sources. Video recording is implemented with help of ffmpeg and there is python bindings to video functionality.
Technologies: Python, Google App Engine, wxPython, ffmpeg, gdata API.
For UsersNow only Windows platform is supported. To start work you need following:
Download binary from http://shotscreens.googlecode.com/files/Shotscreens.exe Run shotscreens.exe, you may use shotscreens hosting or Youtube/picasa/local filesystem storage. Select appropriate hoster in Settings menu. Press F11 (this key is used by default) and capture interesting piece of your desktop by mouse. Then just press Send button in menu. You can also get a trick from video on main page of http://shotscreens.appspot.com
For developersShotscreens has plugin system which allows to implement your own plugin for uploading content to your image/video hosting or on FTP for instance.
Get the sources here: http://code.google.com/p/shotscreens/source/checkout Plugin interface is in uploader.py. Subclass from Uploader and override functions needed. For example you can look at Shotscreens hosting plugin
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