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Snapshot or snap shot in the usual sense is an amateur photograph taken without preparation, see Snapshot (photography). It may also refer to:


  • Snapshot algorithm, a computer algorithm that copies a self-consistent image of the entire network to stable storage
  • Snapshot (computer storage), a set of computer files and directories kept in storage as they were some time in the past
  • SNP file format, a file format for a "snapshot" of a chart or report from Microsoft Access
  • A view of a source code repository as it was at a particular time for the purpose of revision control in software development
  • A system image of an entire system at a point in time
  • A process image of a particular process at a point in time
  • Snapshot, a module of the Laserfiche product which creates and stores an image of an electronic file

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