Top 5 ways to take screenshot in pc?

If you have been a window pc user for any period of time, chances are you’ve had to take a screenshot. The simplest and oldest way to take screenshot in pc is to hit printscreen button and paste it in photo editor. In this article we will show you top 5 ways to take screenshot in window pc.

 

1. Printscreen

 

To capture your entire screen, hit the printscreen button in your keyboard. It will not save your screenshot as a file, but it will be copied to the clipboard. To get file of your screenshot, just open any image editor, press ctrl +v and save.

 

2. Snipping tool

 

This tool is available in window since windows vista. To take screenshot by using this tool, click the new button to begin the process. The default snip type is rectangular snip but you can change it according to your need. You have to save your screenshot manually in tool before you exit.

 

3. Windows key + printscreen

 

You can capture entire screen and save it automatically by using this keystroke. Your screen will go dim which indicates you have just taken a screenshot. The screenshot will be saved to picture > screenshots folder.

 

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4. Game bar

 

You can use game bar to snap screenshot, it doesn’t matter whether you are playing game or not. Hit window key + G to call up game bar. After this you have to click on screenshot button in game bar menu. Be sure to toggled on Record game clips, screenshots and broadcast using game bar.

 

5. Alt + printscreen

 

You can take a quick screenshot of active window by using a keyboard shortcut Alt+ printscreen. This will snap your currently active window and screenshot is copied to clipboard. You have to open an image editor and save as a file.

 

These are the 5 ways to take screenshot in pc. If you are using any other ways, please don’t hesitate to share with us via comment.

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