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How to upload screenshots from your Wii U (TV or Gamepad)
« on: January 07, 2016, 04:04:20 am »
So while browsing Reddit about Mario Maker, I found a post that explains how to share better screenshots than the ones posted on Miiverse when you upload a level. I am surprised that the trick works but since it does, I thought I would share it, especially people like @Art_of_camelot @JWinslow23 and @Juju , who got Super Mario Maker but no capture card:

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1) When the image you wish to share is on your TV or Wii U GamePad, press HOME to open the HOME Menu.
2) Select the internet browser icon from the HOME Menu.
3) Go to http://www.imgur.com.
4) Tap "upload images".
5) Tap "browse your computer".
6) From the displayed menu, select the TV or GamePad image depending on which you want to share.
7) Tap "start upload".

Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/MarioMaker/comments/3cto6l/guide_how_to_promote_your_future_levels_by/

Here's an example of how much better they are:



Here is a Miiverse screenshot in comparison:


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That's a pretty genius move from the Nintendo devs. Since the Wii have no files to show when we click on an upload form, it's a good idea to offer to upload a screenshot. It even works with any upload form, like this one!
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Yeah I was sure such thing would not work, since the Wii U is not a computer nor a phone. :P

And nice to see. I should edit my post, although I guess imgur is more convenient.
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Note that the limit for a single attachment is 512 KB (configurable in the admin panel), so it might not work sometimes.
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Yeah true. It was mainly to not fill the server too quick in CW's early times. Maybe in a few years it will upped if needed.
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