Are you finding method to take a screenshot in windows? I have 5 best methods to take a screenshot in Windows 7/8/8.1/10. In this method, you will get the difference with interesting tricks and short key. Using this method you can easily capture the screen in image format and this method you can use in any Operating System (Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7). The Screenshot used in many places for the different purpose.
5 Best Methods to Take a Screenshot in Windows 7/8/8.1/10
Taking a Screenshot in Windows is so easy. Using my best methods you can capture the screen (Take a Screenshot in Windows) of choosing the area in rectangular shape, drawing any shape with the pen, active open window and more. And you can also edit the screenshot image. Let’s start who are the methods to take a screenshot in Windows.
Using Prt sc Key
If you want to take a screenshot of the entire screen and just want to edit in this screenshot image, you can use this method for taking screenshot image. Using this short key, you can edit screenshot image. For this, first of all, open window or reach on any place which you want to take a screenshot. After that, press prt sc button from the keyboard then after need to paste any place (Paint, Photoshop, MS Word). Now you can edit and save this image.
This keyboard shortcut key used in all Windows operating system.
Using Alt + Prt sc Key
This method helps you for taking a screenshot of the active window. That means you can capture the image of only active window. No need to take a screenshot of entire screen and after that crop it. Press Alt + prt sc button from the keyboard. Now paste any place and save it. This method also works in all windows.
Using Win + Prt sc
Using this shortcut key, you can take a screenshot of the entire screen. Pressing Win + prt sc button from the keyboard your screenshot image will be saved in your computer. Go to File Explorer and open Picture folder. You will see a screenshot name’s folder (C:\Users\PC name\Pictures\Screenshots). After open this folder, you will see your screenshot image.
Using Win + H
If you want to take a screenshot of the entire screen for just share with your Active Apps (Gmail, Outlook) of Windows. You can use this Win + H shortcut key. After Pressing this shortcut key you will get a option for sharing in right side of screen. Now you can share this image with any active Windows Apps. This method you can use in 8/8.1/10.
Using Snipping tool
Snipping tool is the great tool. This tool helps you, after taking a screenshot you can also edit this screenshot image. Snipping tool provided you Pen, Eraser, Text Highlighter for edit image and you can just send Screenshot image via Email. If you want to copy the image and paste into any place, you can easily do with this snipping tool. Using Snipping tool, you can take a screenshot in 4 ways.
- Free-form Snip: Using this way you can select the area in any shape with pen and take a screenshot.
- Rectangular Snip: Using this way you can select the rectangular area and take a screenshot.
- Window Snip: Using this way you can choose any window which you want to take a screenshot. After choosing window, your screenshot is completed.
- Full-Screen Snip: Using this way you can take a screenshot of the entire screen.
For this, search Snipping tool from search bar (Win+S) or Open Accessories>>Snipping tool and open this tool. Now you will see a new button, you can click on the New button for capture entire screen. Otherwise, you can choose any way clicking on the drop-down icon. After taking a screenshot a new window will appear. Now you can directly save it. If not, you can edit this image and save from File menu.
You can use Snipping tool in all Windows operating system.
You can choose any methods to take a screenshot in Windows according to your need. I hope my 5 best methods will be very helpful. Share this method with your friends.