Taking a screenshot is a common activity that everyone does time and again. A screenshot is a picture of everything on your screen. Today we are going to share multiple ways to take a screenshot in Window 10.
You can take a screenshot on almost any platform, and taking screenshots on Windows 10 is no different. It has a built-in option which is ideal for basic tasks. However, many third-party programs offer more ease of use and functionality. In this blog, we will display you some different ways to take a screenshot in Windows 10.
Easiest ways to take a Screenshot in Window 10
Way #1: Quick screenshots with a print screen (PrtScn)
The easiest way to save a copy of whatever is on your computer screen is to simply press the Print Screen button on your keyboard. It is usually labeled “PrtScn” (or something very similar) and is found on the top row between or near the function keys.
- Press the PrtScn key to copy the screen to the clipboard
- Press Windows + PrtScn keys on your keyboard to save the screen to a file
The Print Screen button on your keyboard allows you to take a screenshot and save it as a file, take a screenshot without saving it as a file, or just take a screenshot. the screen of a window (instead of the entire screen). The button for the print screen may be labeled “PrtScn”, “PrntScrn”, “Print Scr” or the like. On most keyboards, the key is usually between F12 and Scroll Lock. For laptop keyboards, you may need to press the Function or Fn key to access the print screen function. When you press the button, it looks like nothing happened, but the screenshot has been saved to your clipboard.
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Way #2: Make Use Of Snipping Tool To Take Screenshot
The snipping tool has long been part of Windows. This tool was first included in Windows Vista and has not received any new functions except for a few bug fixes. The capture tool can take screenshots of an open window, a rectangular area, a freeform area, or the entire screen. You can add different colored pens or highlighters to your snippets, save them as an image or MHTML file, or email them to a friend.
The snipping tool in Windows Vista, 7, and 8 have one limitation: it cannot capture screenshots with mouse movements. To capture something that involves mouse movement, such as for example, context menus and tooltips, you must use the print-screen method.
In Windows 10, the Snipping Tool has a new Delay option that lets you capture screenshots, context menus, and tooltips. First open the Snipping Tool option & select Delay option. From the drop-down list, click the number of seconds you want to wait for your screenshot to be taken.
Way #3: Use keyboard shortcuts with the game bar in Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with game DVR capabilities that allow you to record game material and take screenshots of Windows PC games.
- PNG format screenshot generated by the game bar and saves them under “C: \ Users \ [your username] \ Videos \ Captures”.
- Before using the Game Bar, launch the Xbox app that came with Windows 10. Open Settings. Under “Game DVR”, activate the option “Take screenshots with Game DVR” and assign the desired keyboard shortcuts.
- If you want to take a screenshot, use this keyboard shortcut (Windows key + G by default) and click or tap Yes, it’s a game box when prompted. Now press the “camera symbol” or “Win + Alt + PrtScn” to take a screenshot.
These are the most common ways to take screenshots in window 10. Try these easy and simple ways to take screenshots whenever as per your requirement. And share your experience with us.