ClaroCapture Release Notes
ClaroCapture Windows Version 5.1 released January 2021
- New and improved interface: more responsive and fast, but keeping the familiar and intuitive layout and style.
- Improved management of references and sources.
- Improved compatibility with Claro Writing Helper.
Version 5.1 released 4 January 2021.
- Capture highlighted text from Adobe PDF files – capture straight from ClaroPDF Windows and sort according to the highlight colour so you can quickly analyse and collect your sources, great for study and writing.
- New ribbon interface. Provides modern appearance similar to Microsoft Office that’s easier and more fun to use.
- New minibar that stays out of the way as you read and work, but lets you capture with a click easily whenever you want.
- ClaroCapture handles your sources better: it records where you made a capture and lets you open it again more easily.
- Old-fashioned System Tray (notification area) icon removed, now access ClaroCapture easily straight from the Taskbar with Quick Access shortcuts.
- Screen Capture now works in multi-screen environments.
Version 4.0.5 released 10 December 2017.
- Capture text out of images, pictures and other graphics on the screen (e.g. Google Books) with OCR. Requires ClaroRead to be installed.
- Capture straight from clipboard.
- Save to RTF (rich text format) to allow ClaroCapture projects to be used in other programs (e.g. OpenOffice)
Version 3.0.44 released 21 August 2016
- Fixed bugs when project filename has a space in it.
Version 3.0.33 released 10 October 2015
- Fixed helpfiles opening on non-English versions.
Version 3.0.31 released 21 April 2015
Version 3 released 7 April 2013
- Supports dragging and dropping items into the capture list.
- Capturing from Firefox and Chrome now also captures the address of the current web page, just like it does in Internet Explorer.
Version 2 released 3 August 2011
- Image capturing
- Works when capturing from Word or WordPad, from Internet Explorer you have to manually drag in the picture.
- Screengrabs – captures an area of the screen as a picture. Capture > Capture screen section.
- Undo/redo on edit menu – can undo/redo adding, deleting, moving, in/outdenting and typing in items.
- Export in a format to create a bibliography in Word 2007. Switch on Settings > Exporting > Create bibliography in Word.
- Export to Word and create a Table of Contents. Switch on Settings > Exporting > Create table of contents in Word.
- Choose to export items headings or not. Settings > Exporting > Export item headings
- Add blank new item. Allows users to drag in or paste their own text/files/pictures. File > New Item.
- Audio Notes – allow you you add an audio note to each item. Item’s More button > Audio note > Record/Play/Stop/Save/Delete.
- Image capturing
- Subitems – indent or outdent items, one level. Item’s More button > Indent/Outdent.
- If capturing from a saved Word document, ClaroCapture now records the file’s path as the Source (in version 1 it only remembered website addresses from Internet Explorer).
- System Tray icon allows you to use ClaroCapture from the system tray.
- Can export project to the new mindmapping program from Claro, ClaroIdeas. Sent project to.. > ClaroIdeas (if installed)
- If you’ve captured highlighted text from Word and you export the project to Word or Powerpoint the colours are exported too.
- You can set which action the Capture button performs by default. Settings > Capture button default action
- New item keyboard shortcuts:
- Ctrl + Tab = Indent
- Ctrl + Shift + Tab = Outdent
- Ctrl + Delete = Delete item
- Ctrl + Shift + Home = Move to top
- Ctrl + Shift + PgUp = Move up
- Ctrl + Shift + PgDown = Move down
- Ctrl + Shift + End = Move to bottom
- Ctrl + R = Record audio note
- Ctrl + P = Play audio note
- Ctrl + Esc = Stop playing audio note
- Ctrl + Return = View source
This page was last updated on 18th March 2021.