How to Take Screenshot on Windows 10

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How to Take Screenshot on Windows 10: When it comes to mind how to take screenshot on windows 10 you always think about “prt src”. But have you ever thought that there are more than 1 option which can help you to take screenshot on windows 10 and edit picture as well. In this article we are going to tell you some easy and fast ways to take screenshot on windows 10.

6 Ways to Take Screenshot on Windows 10

1. Screenshot on windows 10 using Prt Src

Taking screenshot on windows 10 using “Prt Src” button is the one of the best and easy method. You will need MS paint to take screenshot on windows 10 to use this method. Follow the steps given below to screenshot on windows 10

  1. Open the window you want to take screenshot
  2. Now press “Prt Src” button just above backspace button
  3. Now open “Paint” App
  4. Now click on the “paste” or Press “Ctrl+V“, Your screenshot will be appear in paint
  5. Now click the option File then Save as
  6. Now select the format you want to save like jpeg, png, gif etc
  7. Enter the File name and click on Save
  8. Now your screenshot is saved in Pictures folder.

 

2. Windows 10 screenshot using Windows key + “prt scr”

This is the fastest way to take screenshot on windows 10. You just need to press and hold windows key and then press prt src button. Windows will take screenshot of opened window automatically and image file will be saved in folder named screenshots. You can access image file by following the path
This psc>Pictures>Screenshots.

 

3. How to take screenshot on windows 10 using Snip & Sketch Tool

Snip and sketch is another way to screenshot on windows 10. Following are the steps to take screenshot on windows 10 using snip sketch tool

  1. Press “Windows key+Shift+S
  2. Now press and hold left click and select the area you want to screenshot by dragging pointer
  3. Now release the pointer.
  4. You will get a popup message on windows 10 notifications center, Click on it
  5. Here you will get Snip & Sketch tool with taken screenshot
  6. Press “Ctrl+S” to save screenshot
  7. Select the File name and Type and Click on Save
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  8. Now your screenshot is saved in Pictures folder.

 

4. Screen capture windows 10 using Snipping Tool

Snipping tool is like an older version of Snip & Sketch, but a very effective tool to take screenshot on windows 10. Let’s discuss the steps to capture screen windows 10 using Snipping tool

  1. Press Windows button and search for Snipping Tool
  2. Open Snipping tool
  3. Click on New
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  4. Now Left click and select the area you want to screenshot by dragging pointer.
  5. It will take the screenshot of that particular area
  6. Now click on File and then Save as
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  7. Enter the File name and select the File type
  8. Click on Save
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  9. Your screenshot is saved on your choosen place.

 

5. Screenshot on Windows 10 using Game bar

Game bar is an in-built app in windows 10 which can be used for taking screenshot, recording screen, voice recording and managing volume. Below are the steps to take screenshot on windows 10 using Game bar

  1. Press Windows Key+G to open Game bar
  2. Here you will get a Capture button, Click on it
  3. Now you will get a Camera icon, Click it
  4. Screenshot is saved in your PC. Follow the path This PC>Videos>Capture to get this screenshot image.

You can take screenshot directly without opening Game bar. Press Windows key+Alt+Prt Src at a time and the screenshot will be saved on same path.

 

6. Third Party Apps to Take screenshot on windows 10

It is always better to use in-built app instead of third party app to perform any task.  But sometimes third party app gives you better result as compare to in-built app. So you can also use 3rd party screenshot apps to take screenshot on windows 10. There are some 3rd party software in market which can help you to take screenshot on windows 10. You can download them from Microsoft app store or from their official site. When you download the 3rd party app, you will get a guide along with the app to know the process of taking screenshot on windows 10 with that particular app.

Some 3rd party screenshot Apps are:

  • gyazo
  • ShareX
  • Awesome Screenshot
  • GreenShot
  • Nimbus Screenshot
  • FireShot
  • Screenshot Captor
  • ScreenPresso
  • PickPick

 

Now you have understood the various methods to screenshot on windows 10. Try above methods to take screenshot on windows 10 and choose the best as per your need.

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