A screenshot is an image of what is visible on the display screen. Screenshots are extremely useful, to save what’s there currently in the screen, as an image, to share with others.
As we all know, there is a dedicated button to take screenshots, on almost every keyboard, the Print Screen. The button is usually found between F12 and Scroll Lock and sometimes can differ with respect to the make.
In Windows 10, taking screenshots has become a lot easier, with varied useful hotkey combinations. Here, are some easy ways to take Screenshot in Windows 10.
As mentioned, the Print Screen button (PrtScr) is the main key available in all type of keyboards for taking screenshots. You can make use of this button for the task, without needing any third-party software programs.
Therefore, primarily we’re going to have a look at the processes, using the default shortcuts and then, using inbuilt software called, the Snipping Tool.
Here are various Tips and Tricks to Capture a Screenshot in Windows 10:
You can also paste the captured screenshot in any image editor or documentation tools, other than Paint.
In case, if you want to have the Screenshot in Windows 10 saved automatically, then you can use the combination of Windows Key + PrtScr. In this process, you skip the hassle of pasting the screenshot on another tool and saving it manually. You can find the saved screenshot at, the Pictures library, within the folder named, Screenshots.
The only problem with the above method is that it will capture the entire display, which means a second monitor too. But, if needed we could also capture just the active window alone and here is the way to do that.
Do you know that the OS, comes with an inbuilt app, specifically for a Screenshot in Windows 10? Yes, it is the Snipping Tool. It can be used to capture a specific part of the display screen, effectively. Read along to know the procedures to use it.