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How to take screenshots in windows 10 using Different Methods?

How to take screenshots in windows 10 using Different Methods?

Taking screenshots on your windows pc has become part and parcel of our everyday activity on computers. If you want to show someone a picture or a piece of text without needing the whole window, then it’s more convenient to take a screenshot than to send links or copy paste the entire content elsewhere.

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How to take screenshots in windows 10 using Different Methods?
There are several ways which using you can easily take screenshots on your Windows 10 computer.

1.Snipping tool 

That is Windows built-in Tool. So, Windows comes with an inbuilt Snipping tool which enables you to take screenshots easily. By using this tool, you can choose which part of the window or screen we want to Snip or we can capture the entire screen. Snipping tool also provides the facility to Snip in a free form shape, as well as the facility to Snip in a rectangular shape. Here is how to use Snipping tool to take screenshots:

1.      Click on the Start button and type Snipping Tool.
2.      Then, select Snipping tool.
3.      Now a small window will open. This is the Snipping tool.
4.      Then select the drop down arrow next to the NEW option, where you will be asked to choose among Free Form snip, Rectangular snip, Window Snip and Full Screen Snip. Choose whichever option you prefer and selected the area you want to take a screenshot of.
5.      Snipping tool also offers options to copy snips to the clipboard, prompt to save snips before exiting, as well as allowing you to select the ink color with which you want to select your snips. 

2. Using Print Screen key 

With that method you can easily take a screen shot without any third party software. On your keyboard, you will find the PrtScn key right next to the F key series. This method deals with using the PrtScn key to capture a screenshot:

1.      When you want to take the screenshot from your display, press the PrtScn key in your keyboard that 
       right next to the F key series.
2.      Then search Paint in the search box of Taskbar.
3.      Then press Ctrl + V key to paste the screenshot in paint. Now screenshot will appear on the pain
       screen. To save it, simply click on the file option and save to your desired location. If you want to
       send it to someone, choose Send to instead of Save from the File menu.
4.      Though Paint doesn’t enable customization regarding the shape of the screenshot, it does let you grasp
       and reposition an image for a few seconds before it fades away. 

3. Using Alt key  

While the above method talked about capturing a screenshot of the entire screen using PrtScn key & Paint, this method deals with capturing a screenshot of just your active desktop window. Here’s how,

1.      Press Alt+PrtScn key.
2.      Then, click on the Start button and type Paint and press enter.
3.      Press CTRL + V key to paste that screenshot. Then, your screenshot will appear now. 

4. Using the Windows key 

This is the easiest method that you can take a screenshot without using any software. With only two buttons in your keyboard you can take a screenshot easily. As mention above that doesn’t require any software usage. 

1.      Press Win+PrtScn keys.
2.      Now open Computer and navigate to Pictures under This PC
3.    Go to This PC -->> Pictures -->> Screenshots.
4.     Then open Screenshots. The screenshot you just took will show up there. 

5. The Command Prompt method  

You can even use Command Prompt in order to take screenshots. Other methods may be quicker and easier to follow than that method, but this one is really useful too. Here are the steps,

1.      First you will need to download a free utility known as NirCmd, easily available on the Internet.
2.      Install the above utility and run as administrator. When the NirCmd box opens, click on Copy to Windows Directory.
3.      Right click on the Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin).
4.      In the Command Prompt windaw, type: nircmd.exe savescreenshot “Drive:\examplescreenshot.png”
5.      Then replace Drive with the name of the actual drive you want to save screenshots in, and “examplescreenshot” is to be replaced with the name of the screenshot.
6.      Other utilities like that NirCmd are available on the Internet, you can use any as you prefer or find trustworthy.

6. Use Third party apps
By using third party software you can easily take a screen shot of your windows pc display. There are lot of soft wares that can easily find out from the internet.
So those are some methods you can take screenshots in windows 10,easily.

7. Using MS office
By using ms office word and Exel sheet you can take screen shot easily without any third party app.

Ok. then you can take screenshots in windows 10 by using different ways.

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