I have compiled a list of some of the popular Screen Capture &
Annotation software that you are interested in.
"NotateIt makes 'grabbing' or capturing screen images so easy
Include your captures in presentations
'Scrapbook' them for reference purposes
You can even add your own notes and backgrounds "
Cost: 29 USD
!Quick Screenshot Maker
"Main features of !Quick Screenshot Maker:
Capture cursor, long scroll window. Timer-activated capture.
Can capture screenshot and directly send it to the current canvas.
Edit several captures in one screenshot project.
Auto Trim the canvas to fit all the objects on it.
Advanced image resize: 12 filters to choose from to have a best result.
Enable/Disable transparency of an image, pick transparent color.
Change image's opacity, drop shadow, change brightness and contrast,
add more than 40 visual effects.
Improve your captures by adding annotations like images, balloons
(text), shapes (arrows, highlights). Easily change the properties of
Save as a project or export to an image file (.bmp, .jpg, .gif, .png formats).
Quickly open a screenshot file or insert it to the current canvas. "
Cost: 25 USD
"HyperSnap-DX is the fastest and easiest way to take screen captures
from Windows screen. HyperSnap combines the power of a first-class
screen capture application with an advanced image editing utility -
wrapped into one easy-to-use tool!
It's perfect for capturing images that you want to include in your
Help system, online tutorials, manuals, training handouts,
presentations, marketing materials, Web pages, emails and more. Use
HyperSnap to quickly share a picture-perfect representation of
anything on your screen."
Cost: 35 USD
TechSmith SnagIt 7
"Are you searching for a better way to add images to a presentation or
to print something exactly the way it appears on your screen? With
SnagIt at your fingertips, there's nothing on your computer screen
that you can't grab to document, demonstrate or present."
Cost: 39.95 USD
AAA Screen Capture
"AAA Screen Capture is a powerful and easy-to-use screen capture
software to capture full screen (include DirectX mode), windows,
objects, rectangle areas of the screen by hotkeys or menu commands.
View/Edit the captures in the Image Editor and save them in BMP, JPEG,
GIF formats and copy them to the clipboard, automatically or manually.
A History List Box displays all the image files saved by this program.
You can display, add, remove these files freely and easily. You can
also edit the captured image by cropping, resizing and rotating. Draw
text description, shapes, arrows and copy, cut, paste. "
Cost: 24.95 USD
For some reviews and info, please look at About.Com's article:
I personally use Techsmith's Snagit and I am very pleased with the
ease of use and range of functionality.
If you need Annotation software for any OS other than Windows please let me know.