Follow Killer Techniques to Take Screenshots in Windows 10
When you wanted to show someone what’s on your desktop, or catching a quick moment from a video that you need to share. Screenshots can be handy in many ways but taking screenshots in Windows 10 is not that easy as it could be.
Windows has a built-in option that would be great for basic tasks, but the methods to do so aren’t exactly easy. There are tons of third-party tools where you can get screenshots.
If you are looking for a way to get the screenshot, Don’t worry I came up with these three built-in Windows screenshot keyboard shortcuts, Many of them can also work in advance windows.
Print Screen: –
That’s the old way to get a screenshot but still exists in Windows 10. To get an entire screen, click on PrtScn button and copy on a clipboard.
Then you’ll need to open an image editing tool such as Paint, GIMP, IrfanView, Photoshop, or any other photo program that allows you to paste in an image and paste the screenshot into the editor and save the file from there.
Through the Windows key: –
It’s the updated version of PrtScn available since Windows 8 to capture your entire screen and automatically save the screenshot, Tap those two keys simultaneously Windows Key + PrtScn.
Your screen will blink for a second to indicate that you’ve just taken a screenshot, and the screenshot will be automatically saved in the Pictures > Screenshots folder.
Windows Key + H: –
If you’d like to click your screenshot for sharing, So you can use Shortcut just tap the Windows Key + H keyboard. This will capture the screenshot and open the Windows with Share toolbar then you can immediately share it with via email, Facebook, Twitter, OneNote, etc.
Snipping Tool: –
The Snipping Tool is one of the software that provides in Windows. This app gives you control over what exactly to capture in your screenshot. The Snipping Tool is there since Windows Vista. To find Snipping go to Start > All Programs > Windows Accessories > Snipping Tool.
Open Snipping Tool and click New to get a screenshot. There will be default snip type in rectangular snip or free-form shapes. Then select and crop a rectangular part of your screen for capture. You can also choose free-form, window, and full-screen snips with the Snipping Tool.
The Snipping Tool does not automatically save your screenshots — you will need to manually save them in the tool before you exit. It does automatically copy your captures to the clipboard. Then go to SnippingTool.exe, right-click on it and select create a shortcut and hidden this somewhere in your Documents or Downloads folder.
After that click right on the shortcut and select Properties, you can select any shortcut like Win Key + Shift + S on settings.
Note – Snipping Tool doesn’t automatically save screenshots –you need to manually save them in the tool before you exit. then it automatically copies the screenshot to the clipboard.
Super screenshots: –
Super Screenshot is a great app that hooks into the default screenshot capabilities of Windows. It’s the easiest substitute is the clipping tool that with OneNote 2016 for the desktop. All you have to do is open OneNote and the clipping tool will show in the system, on right of the Windows 10 taskbar, Then go to OneNote icon click Right on the clipping tool and select Take screenshot from the context menu.
After that, Your screen will freeze and turn a transparent gray color. To capture a screenshot, click and drag in a rectangular or square shape over the area and then release the mouse button. After a few seconds, a pop-up will appears with options to save the screenshot directly to a OneNote notebook or copy the image to the clipboard.