The screenshot is an image of the display on a computer screen. An image was taken by a person to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or other visual output devices in use. Usually, this is a digital image using the operating system or software running on the computer, but it can also be a capture made by a camera or a device intercepting the video output of the display.
- Tap the Print Screen PrtScr button on your keyboard. The screen shot is now stored in your clipboard and you need to paste it into a graphics editor such as Windows Paint.
- Click on Start Button and type paint and select paint.
- Click on Paste icon at top-left corner in Paint.
- Your screenshot is ready! Now save it for future use.
Snipping Tool is a screenshot utility included in Windows Vista and later. It can take screenshots of an open window, rectangular areas, a free-form area, or the entire screen. Snips can then be annotated using a mouse or a tablet, stored as an image file (PNG, GIF, or JPEG file) or an HTML file, or e-mailed
- Open Snipping Tool by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Snipping Tool, and then, in the list of results, click Snipping Tool.
- Click on New.
- Click the arrow next to the New button, select Free-form Snip, Rectangular Snip, Window Snip, or Full-screen Snip from the list, and then select the area of your screen that you want to capture.
- Click and drag the cursor to select the area of the screen you want to use; release the cursor once you’ve selected the space you want to capture.
- Your screenshot is open in Snipping Tool!
After you capture a snip, click the Save Snip button in the mark-up window.
Take the screenshot using third-party.
- Go to Picpick download page and click on Download.
- Follow the instructions to install PicPick and open it.
- Under Screen Capture, you will see many options. Choose any of these according to your requirements.
Note: All these methods working on all versions of Windows.