AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro - The best screen recorder tool for bloggers


Screen capturing tools are the necessity these days. For anyone using a computer, they are the most needed software. Especially for the bloggers dealing with technology niche, screencasts are very important when they are making a tutorial. AceThinker has been one of the best when it comes to an ace screen recorder app. Let us dig a little deeper into this unique offer from AceThinker.

We bloggers always need the screen capturing tools when creating content for our blogs. It becomes more of a necessity when you have to create videos for your blog. The videos assume more importance when you are dealing with a technology niche that specialises in How To category.

Prntscr or PrintScreen had been our constant companion since long. But times have changed. There has been a constant growth of Screen Capturing Tools. Of the mushrooming breed of such apps, we found one that does all those tasks in one place - the best piece of technology at the best price.



Yes, I am talking about Acethinker Screen Grabber Pro. It is indeed a one stop solution for all your screen capturing needs. Webcam videos, screencast videos or still shots - you name it, and this software has it.

Key Features of AceThinker Screen Grabber



Well, the best part with AceThinker Screen Grabber is the simplicity it offers you. The UI is so simple that even a newbie can easily begin using it.

You can use the software to record screencast videos and webcam videos. The application has support for multiple audio inputs, which can be set up as per your requirement. We will discuss the features of this superior screen capturing tool in a phased manner.

  • Screencast and webcam videos



  • AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro can record webcam videos in addition to the regular screencast videos. That makes it one of finest options when it comes to the use of a screen capturing tool for a blogger. People these days lean more towards the video tutorials than the text content. Being a blogger, creating an effective video content thus becomes an utmost necessity. When you create a How To video, a combination of webcam recording and screencast recording lets you induce more of quality in your tutorial. As you can see in the image shown above, the record option lets you choose options.

  • #1. Region
  • - The option lets you record a particular area on your screen. You can choose a particular area on your screen to record a video. You can set a width and height of your choice. Once done, you just need to press OK.



  • #2. Full Screen
  • - The procedure for the video recording works the same way as above, but the video capture will be in full-screen mode.

  • #3. Around Mouse
  • - This option will let you record the videos based on your mouse movement. The video will be recorded wherever you place your mouse.

    Other two options, Web Camera and Only Audio are self explanatory.


  • Audio Input



  • That's the second tab you will see in the user interface on AceThinker Screen Grabber.



    The tab contains settings for recording audio input for your videos. You may use any of the settings you may deem suitable for your recording. The options available under Audio Input include None, System Sound, Microphone and System Sound and Microphone. System Sound option records the sounds that are generated by your PC, while the Microphone option lets you record what you speak.

  • Screenshot



  • This option will let you take screen shots of your choice. You get just two options here - Capture Mouse Cursor and Hide Me from Screenshot. The first option lets you hide or capture mouse cursor, while the second one minimises the application UI.

    The buttons below the screen let you edit the video as per your needs. You can make your videos a combination of webcam and screencast videos. The feature to edit renders your videos - especially, the How To ones - more attractive and informative.

    To make your videos, or screenshots more meaningful, the app also has the special feature of markings. Yes, you can add markings on your screenshots to make your readers understand the concepts better.

    Refer the image below to check a few markings we have made.



    The software also has options for uploading the videos or screenshots recorded by you. You can upload the videos to YouTube, or FTP. If you choose YouTube, the application will ask for your YouTube credentials, while for FTP you will need to provide your FTP details.

    The Settings section lets you customise your preferences as per your requirements. The image below should give you an idea on how it works.




    What makes AceThinker the best option for your Screen capturing needs?



    The first and foremost point that goes in its favour - based on our tryst with the software - is the simplicity with which it handles the tasks thrown at it. Once you download and install Screen Grabber Pro, you can straightaway begin using it. There is no training period, or a learning curve associated. The interface is quite easy to understand and most intuitive at that.

    The in line editing options make it one of the good applications currently available. The software lets you edit your screenshots and screencasts as you go. there is no need to open any specific section to continue editing.

    Options to include multimedia into your recordings makes it an ideal tool for creating any sort of tutorial with ease. You can add a webcam, system sound, microphone, cursor effects and what not to your recording. That should suit a power user quite well and let you create a video that can be much effective than the ones created using the traditional methods.

    What if you are unable to attend an event or a webinar? No worries - the application has a Task Scheduler. You can just schedule it to begin recording the webinar, or the event. You can also schedule a duration for the recording. There are options to set schedules for recording on a daily, weekly or a monthly basis. Isn't that a cool feature?

    The Screen Grabber Pro comes up with two built in editors. You can edit your videos in line - while you are recording it - and add callouts, text, or other screen elements to highlight a part of the recording to make it more power packed. Apart from this screen editor, the software also gives access to an additional video editor. You can use it if you wish to trim, resize or add additional effects to your video.

    Where shall I get it from?



    Well, if those details outlined above have impressed you and you are thinking of getting a real feel of the AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro, head straightaway to the official website. You can download the free trial version to get a feel of the software. The application is available for download on Windows and Mac. As for Windows, it is compatible with Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Vista and XP. For Mac, it will work on Mac version 10.6 and above.

    The application costs you just $29.95. That should not be a high price for all the benefits it provides you as far as your screen recording needs are concerned. There is a special offer at a reduced price of $19.95.

    Wait, wait... if you are on Mac, here is a good news for you. Read on to know more.

    Special Giveaway from Acethinker



    AceThinker is celebrating its first anniversary. On account of the anniversary, it is holding an unlimited giveaway. You can get AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro for Mac free in this giveaway. You just need to head on to their Giveaway page and enter your name and email ID to get the link to download.



    On a side note, there is also a free giveaway for the AceThinker PDF Writer. The giveaway is available for Windows. You can access the giveaway page at this link.

    There are no limitations on the functionality of the software. It will work on the same lines as a paid version. You will continue to get all technical support as a regular user would get. The only limitation would be that you will not be able to upgrade. If you want, you will need to download the regular version.

    The free giveaway is ending this July, 28. So, hurry up before it is too late.

    Parting thoughts



    After thoroughly testing each of the features of the application, we are confident on the note that it is indeed a great tool for your screen recording requirements. Being a complete package at an economical price makes it the prime choice among the plethora of screen capture tools currently available.

    The AceThinker Screen Grabber Pro is the best software for everyone - be a blogger, or a normal user - with so many features you have witnessed in this review (maybe a few missed). Those who are into presentations and online tutorials will find this much useful and cost effective. We would like to know what are your opinions about the application. Share which feature you liked the most.


    Article by Timmappa Kamat
    Timmappa Kamat is a technology enthusiast. He has an active interest in newer technological developments. He is fond of new gizmos & gadgets. He loves to share his knowledge through tech-savvy websites as a freelancer. A Mechanical Engineer by profession, he is equally interested in blogging, with his own blog. He wants to carve a name for himself in blogging arena one day! If you need any clarifications about his articles,please respond here below or get in touch with him through his profile.

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