Talking about Selected Area Screenshot recording a modest number of utilities are available. ScreenToGif is one of them which is pretty lightweight and handy. The tool also offers built-in Webcam, Board recorder, and Editor.
ScreenToGif 2.20 is the latest update of the software that includes a decent number of improvements and bug fixes. See the full changelog.
ScreenToGif 2.20 Changelog
- The screen recording application requires .Net Framework 4.8.
- Testing support for multi-DPI set of screens (for all windows including recorders).
- Screen capture through DirectX 11.1 (Desktop Duplication API, compatible with Windows 10 and 8).
- Screen taking can use a configurable memory cache amidst support for compression.
- You can now onwards set actions to be executed when clicking on the application icon on the system tray.
- The default FFmpeg Webm encoder is now set to VP9.
- Added support for the Gifski software version 0.9.3 (delete the older DLL and download again via Options => Extras).
- ScreenToGif 2.20 allows to cancel the gif encoding that uses Gifski.
- The utility will use the encoder window instead of locking down the editor when exporting as project.
- The new version allows using e FFmpeg to import frames from video. This will also improve performance while importing video with the default method.
- The .exe is able to interpret arguments to disable and enable hardware acceleration.
- The limit permitted outward thickness of the border is increased.
- Russian, Turkish, and German translation was updated.
- Updated version had problems with the positioning of the record controls while managing multiple screens.
- The troubleshooter encountered issues displaying the correct position of the screens.
- Fixed the screen recorder was not capturing animated cursors correctly.
- The space bar was not set as the Play or Pause button anymore.
- The Gifski encoder now lets storing gifs to a path. It also loads frames from a temporary path that bears non-Latin characters.
- ScreenToGif 2.20 fixed the text that was and not wrapping properly furthermore overflowing in the FFmpeg command text boxes.
- It was not possible to set shortcuts when deploying with Intune.
- Certain commands were getting fired instead when attempting to write special characters using Right Alt key. This issue occurs because the underlying system translates Right Alt to Ctrl + Alt.
Source – Github