How to take a Screenshot in Windows 10 PC?

 

Being the most popular Operating System, Windows’ latest OS update, Windows 10 is the most advanced Windows update till date. The new Windows 10 has a variety of new features making it even more interesting Operating System to do your computer related work. Since people have becoming more advance with the use of technology gadgets, computers come first. If you have just upgraded your Windows PC with the latest Windows 10 OS and want to know how you can take a Screenshot in Windows 10 PC, then here we have listed down all the possible ways with which you can take perfect Screenshots in Windows 10 PC. 

Windows 10 has numerous features and functions which are not familiar for everyone. No matter whether you are a professional Windows user or just a newbie, there are a few things which you need to know about in Windows 10 system and Windows 10 has a whole new User Interface which requires a few days to understand its actual UI.

When it comes to take a screenshot on a smartphone, it’s an easy process. Even Mac users can also take quick Screenshot just by using a combination of keys. However, Windows users will not understand the power of Windows 10 system as the new Windows 10 allows you to take Screenshots with 5 different ways. Yes, you heard that right. You can now take Screenshots in Windows 10 OS with five different ways. Let’s get on to the ways right now!

1. Take a Screenshot without any further application

If you are not familiar with other default applications of your Windows 10 system, and don’t know how you can use them. You can simply follow below given steps to take a quick Screenshot without using any software in Windows 10 PC.

Step 1 :

Open the Screen in your PC which you want to capture as a Screenshot. Make sure to open the right screen so you can capture it as a Screenshot.

Step 2 :

Now, press Windows Key and Print Screen buttons together from the Keyboard.



Step 3 :

Now, go to your Pictures folder and then select Screenshots folder from there. Here, in this folder, you could see all the Screenshots taken by your Windows 10 system.



This is the easiest way to take a Screenshot in Windows 10 system. There are plenty of other ways with which you can take a Screenshot in Windows 10 system. We have listed down all the ways here. Let’s follow them right now!

2. Take a Screenshot of the whole screen

If you want to capture the entire screen in your Windows 10, then you can do so by following steps given below.



Step 1 :

Press on to the Print Screen button on your Windows 10 Keyboard. There is a dedicated button given at the upper right side of the Keyboard. Once you press this Key, your Screenshot will be stored as a Clipboard.

Step 2 :

Now, you need to open the Pain app on your system. Just go to the Search field and type in Paint and then click on to its icon. Launch Paint application on your system.



Step 3 :

At the upper left corner, you could see File option and then Paste option. Click on to Paste option from here. Your Screenshot will be pasted in Pain’s window. You can even press Control+ V Keys to Paste it.

Step 4 :

Once the screenshot is pasted in Paint application, you can simply crop it or can make over it by using different tools available in Paint application.

Step 5 :

Once you are done with everything, just click on to the File option and then select Save as option.

Step 6 :

Make sure to select the location and give this Screenshot a proper name. After that, click on to Save button.

You’re done! Your screenshot has been saved. You can open this screenshot by clicking on to its icon where you have stored it.

3. Take Screenshot of an Active Window

If you just want to take Screenshot of an Active Window in Windows 10 system, then here we will guide you to do so.



Step 1 :

First, you need to open the particular screen to capture it as a screenshot.



Step 2 :

After this, just press Alt and Print Screen button from the Keyboard. The Active Window will be saved to your Clipboard as a Screenshot.

Step 3 :

Now, again go to the Search field and type in Paint there. Launch Paint application on your system.



Step 4 :

Press Control+ V button to paste the copied item i.e. Screenshot of an Active Window.

Step 5 :

The Screenshot will be pasted here in Paint application. You can change things according to your requirements to this screenshot.



Step 6 :



Once done, click the File option and then Save as option to save the Screenshot wherever you want to.

4. Take a Screenshot of a specific part in Windows 10

There comes a time when you don’t need the entire screen to be captured as a Screenshot. You might be in need of just a little part of that screen. If you want to take a screenshot of a specific part in Windows 10 system, there there is a tool available in your system itself. Follow below given steps to do so.

Step 1 :

Go to the Search field in your Windows 10 system and type in Snipping Tool by using your Keyboard.

Step 2 :

Snipping Tool’s icon will be right there on your display, click on to the icon of Snipping Tool from here.

Step 3 :

Once the tool is launched, it will present you a few options from which you need to select New option.

Step 4 :



Now, you just need to click and drag the cursor to a specific part to capture it as a Screenshot. After selecting the part, you need to release the cursor.

Step 5 :

Snipping Tool will show you the Screenshot which is just taken. Here, you could only see the selected part of the screen.

Snipping Tool is a great tool available as a default app in your Windows 10 system which most of the people are not aware about. You can select the right area of your system from here and can capture it as a Screenshot with the use of this tiny, Snipping Tool.

What’s your take on this folks? Do you know any other way to take a Screenshot in Windows 10 Operating System? If yes, then do let us know in the comments section given below this post. If you have any feedbacks to share, then let us know. We would like to interact with you regarding your queries and feedback. For more updates on Windows 10, stay tuned with us!

 

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