Multiple display screen capture issues

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When multiple displays are connected with different resolutions and when you select capture, it shows weird selection area. please resolve this,
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Rick Stone

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Hi there

You likely need to provide more detailed information. Just saying something is "weird" is open to all sorts of vague interpretation.

Can you articulate exactly how it is weird? Is it possible to obtain a screen shot to demonstrate?

Cheers... Rick :)
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My bad:) I thought someone might have faced this before. I have three displays 
1. Laptop_1920x1080: on this I have this thread 
2. LCD_TV_1920x1080: on this I have google home page
3. Samsung_3840x2160: on this I have Wikipedia home page

Now when I click on the capture all three displays are turned into 1 display which is partially visible on each screens, may b attached images can help you to understand the issue. Clearly it not showing the first display in any of the screen whereas the second and third displays are trimmed on each screen.

These screen grabs are taken from corner to corner instead of what jing auto selects.
Display 1:
Display 2:
Display 3:
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This is a guess on my part but I'm thinking it's the 4K monitor that Jing can't handle.
Here's my 2560 x 1440 monitor followed by two 1920 x 1080 monitors. I captured them without issue.

Jing is what it is.
A functioning but  antiquated free software. It's copyright runs 2007 through  2012.
4K integration was not that important in 2012. I seriously doubt Jing has the hardware under the hood to handle the display.

SnagIt's wouldn't display correctly on 4K monitors until long after 2012. I'm don't remember when they fixed all that but it took a while.Jing can't record video in4K and still records in swf which is ultra antiquated. Although, if you send it to Camtasia 8. It converts it to an avi so you can edit it.
Anyway, Sounds like you enjoyed the Jing free ride as about as far as it's going to take you in all likelihood.Might be time to think about sticking a pry-bar in the old billfold and getting SnagIt? I'm just kidding around here. But Jing isn't going to improve with age. That's for sure.

Try temporarily reducing the resolution of the 4K monitor to 1920 x 1080. See if you can capture all monitors without issue.If you can, the 4K monitor is the problem.