Screen Capture SDK Libraries

With LEADTOOLS, developers can add advanced screen capture functionality to their .NET 6+, .NET Framework, C++ Class Library, C#, VB, and C/C++ applications that go beyond the standard screenshot capabilities built into Windows. LEADTOOLS Screen Capture can be configured to capture the active window, capture a programmatically specified region, or user drawn region of various shapes. The result can be used with LEADTOOLS Annotations, recognition, image processing functions, and saved as any of the 165+ image file formats.

Feature-rich Screen Capture SDK

Screen Capture Libraries

The LEADTOOLS screen capture components provide callbacks and hooks with flexible options and tools to control the part of the screen to capture.

  • Entire screen, including multiple monitors
  • Active window
  • User-drawn region with configurable shapes
    • Rectangle
    • Rounded rectangle
    • Ellipse
    • Polygon
    • Freehand
  • Capture bitmap, icon, and cursor resources from Windows EXE and DLL files
Artificial intelligence Screen Capture Libraries

Gateway to AI-Powered Recognition

Once the image is captured, it can be processed with AI-powered recollection technologies such as

Over 200 image processing functions

Image Processing Libraries

The LEADTOOLS libraries provide access to more than 200 image processing functions that can be used to process the entire screen capture or a specific region of interest.

Screen Capture Development Made Easy

Easy to Integrate

LEADTOOLS handles the heavy lifting, eliminating months of R&D, while giving you the best quality and performance available. You'll be free to focus on other components of your application. Download the LEADTOOLS evaluation to streamline your development.

Cross platform libraries

Screen Capture SDK Platforms and Programming Interfaces

Operating Systems

Projects that use LEADTOOLS Screen Capture libraries can be deployed to Windows devices.


Developers that are leveraging these frameworks can utilize the Screen Capture SDK: .NET 6+, .NET Framework, WinForms, C++ Class Library, and ASP.NET

Programming, Scripting, Markup

Screen Capture code snippets and demo applications are provided for the following: C#, VB, XAML, and C/C++

Start Coding with LEADTOOLS Screen Capture

Screen Capture libraries as well as all LEADTOOLS Recognition, Document, Medical, Vector, and Imaging technologies for all development and target platforms, including Windows.

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