Grant, on Windows you can use SnagIt to crop with a fade: on one, two, three, or all four sides. Other edge effects available, also. (No connection with TechSmith, just a satisfied customer.)
--C Grant Hogarth wrote on 11/22/2005 3:01 PM: . . . > I want to vignette a number of screen captures so that I only show the > area of discussion, but I don't want a hard crop, as that does not show > that the area in question is part of a larger object.