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There's a new Steam Beta client available. To access the Beta, go to File -> Settings. On the Account tab press the Change... button to open the Beta Participation dialog. Then Select Beta Update, and allow Steam to restart itself. Here are the specific changes:

1/31/2011

- Changed microphone voice input from 11khz to 16 khz
- Changed voice output from 8khz to 16khz
- Moved game invites from friends outside of the chat stream, into their own panel in the chat dialog
- [Mac OSX] Fixed a problem where attempting to resume a paused/interrupted download could always report ‘server unavailable’
- Fixed games not launching automatically after resolving a cloud conflict
- Fixed download rate sometimes erroneously reporting very high speeds
- Added password strength meter when you change your password
- Added UI prompting you to choose a new password if you've had support change your password
- Added Steam screenshots feature. Press F12 in any game to take a screenshot. Screenshots are automatically uploaded to the steam cloud after exiting the game, or can be manually uploaded while in-game through the in-game overlay. Screenshots can be managed through the community site and can be published to your Steam Community Profile to share with your friends. Games that use DirectX 8 and earlier are not yet supported.

There will also be a thread specifically for feedback about the screenshot feature: http://forums.steampowered.com/forum...play.php?f=837
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>Screenshots are automatically uploaded to the steam cloud after exiting the game



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This is something long overdue. Why is it just now being added...
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now this is a feature I've been waiting for a while now. Just need a live stream system like with xfire and steam would be just about perfect IMO.
 
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but what if you have F12 binded to something... that sucks. At least make it a 2-key shortcut.
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STEAMBOOK yes! www.steambook.com

lol @ everyone who clicked /hides under desk
Edited by Razultull - 1/31/11 at 1:19pm
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Nice.

Now they need to add a fraps-like feature and save that on the cloud too, just like in black ops
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Razultull View Post
STEAMBOOK yes! www.steambook.com

lol @ everyone who clicked /hides under desk
*facepalm* I actually clicked the link.

edit: And white on white text.. double trolled! haha
Edited by Markisa - 1/31/11 at 1:06pm
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"Steam is a monopoly blah blah blah"

This is a great feature. When another PC game store has as many features as steam, let me know, but until then i'll be using steam.

EDIT: I clicked it.
    
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WTB Xfire clone anyone?


Well done but in all honesty this is just the beginning. Movies, audio, and in game broadcasting soon to come, I'd put money on it.
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