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Sunday, January 06, 2019

How to take Screenshot Easily on Windows PC (2019)

How to take Screenshots on Windows PC:- There are so many awesome things that we see on the internet daily and we would like to share them with our family and friends. We either download the image or we would take a screenshot of those. Taking a Screenshot is a simple way to capture and share with our loved ones.

Take screenshots on Windows PC

It is very easy to take screenshots on the Windows computer. But, many people don't know the different ways in which the Screenshots can be taken on the Windows PC. If you want to know how then do read this fully.

How to take Screenshot on Windows PC:-

There are many ways to take screenshots on the Windows PC, they are mentioned below. If you would like then do try these to get a better understanding of their working.

1. Using the "Print Screen" button

Taking screenshot using Prt sc button

This is one of the easiest ways to take screenshots on your Windows computer. All you have to do is press the "Print Screen" or "prt sc" button on your keyboard and it will be copied to your clipboard.

Open an image editor like "Paint" or a text editor like "Word" and paste the screenshot by pressing the Ctrl + V keys. You can edit the screenshot and then save it in the format you want.

2. Alt + Print Screen

Take screenshot on windows computer using Alt + Prt sc button

This method is similar to the previous one, but here the difference is the way the screenshot works. When you press the Alt + Prt Sc button combination, the current window in which you are working is copied to your clipboard.

You have to save them manually like in the previous method, by pasting them in the image or text editors and then saving them.

3. Windows key + Print Screen

Screen shot using Win + Print screen buttons

If you want to take a quick screenshot then use this method. This method will help you to take the screenshot of your computer screen and the screenshot will be saved automatically, without the need for you to save them manually.

You have to press the Windows Key + Print Screen button combination, then the screen will blink once and the screenshot will be saved in the Pictures Folder.

You can use the image editors to edit the screenshots as per your needs.

4. Snipping Tool

Taking screenshot on Windows using Snipping tool

Snipping Tool is an Application that comes with Windows Operating System and helps us to take screenshots as per our requirements. It is very easy to use, all you have to do is select the snip mode you want to take a screenshot in and click on New. You can edit the screenshot and can save it in any location as you want.

There are 4 snip modes namely, Free-form Snip, Rectangular Snip, Window Snip, and Full-screen Snip. The Free-form snip is used for taking screenshots of the form you would like to. The Rectangular Snip is used to take rectangular screenshots.

The Window and Full-Screen Snip are used to take the screenshots of the current window and the full screen respectively. You can also set the timer for taking the screenshots.

5. Using "Game bar"

Taking screenshot on Gamebar on the Windows pc

You may not know but there is a default screen capture & recorder feature in your Windows computer and it's called as Game Bar. The Game bar allows you to record your gameplay videos and also helps you take screenshots easily.

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Taking screenshots on Windows is very easy and you can follow the above methods to take a screenshot on your Windows PC. If you liked this post on How to take Screenshot on Windows PC then do share this with your friends and relatives. If you have any doubts or suggestions then do comment it down.

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