ClaroCapture Release Notes

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ClaroCapture Windows Version 6 released May 2022

Nathan DewhurstLead Developer
Nathan Dewhurst
Stuart Marsden Product Manager
Stuart Marsden

Version 6

Version 6.0.20 released 26 May 2022. Blog Post: ClaroCapture Windows Update

  • New and improved interface: more responsive and fast, but keeping the familiar and intuitive layout and style.
  • You can organise your captures by dragging and dropping, as well as sorting and filtering them.
  • New ‘Sources’ tab so you can specify where your captures came from. Tag your sources so you can see at a glance which captures are grouped together. You can customise export to only export captures that came from specific sources.
  • Improved interoperability with Claro Writing Helper.

Version 5

Version 5.1.23 released 4 April 2022.

  • Added support to run with ClaroRead version 10.
  • Updated .Net framework to version 4.8.

Version 5.1.22 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

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

Version 3.0.44 released 21 August 2016

  • Fixed bugs when project filename has a space in it.

Version 3

Version 3.0.33 released 10 October 2015

  • Fixed helpfiles opening on non-English versions.

Version 3

Version 3.0.31 released 21 April 2015

  • Bugfixes.

Version 3

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

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.
  • 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 26th May 2022.