How to Take a Screenshot on Windows 10


Obviously, If you’re Windows 10 user, you might have thought, How to take a Screenshot on Windows 10 like the Android Device. However, It is possible to take Screenshots on Windows 10, but How. As we all Know Microsoft has added a lot of useful features in Windows 10 including Cortana, Windows Hello, Windows Defender, etc.

Well, If you need to take a Screenshot on Windows 10, and having to face any trouble, So, Don’t worry. Here, We have collected 6 Easy ways only for you. Hence, Go ahead and take a screenshot on windows 10.

6 easy ways to Take a Screenshot on Windows 10

“Here, you can choose one easy method”.

1. Using Keyboard Shortcut Keys

It is quite an easy method to take a screenshot on Windows 10. To use this method press the “Windows + PrtScr” shortcut key on your Keyboard, Windows will save the screenshot of the Whole screen on Default Picture Location C:/Users/User Name/Pictures/Screenshot. Once it is saved, you can edit Screenshot through Paint.

How to Take a Screenshot on Windows 10

2. Using Draw Mouse Cursor & Copy Technique

If you want to take the screenshot of the Specific part of the current Screen. Press the shortcut key “Windows + Shift + S” and select the specific part of the screen through mouse cursor and then the selected part of the screen will be copied, Open paint and paste the screenshot using “Ctrl + V key” and save.

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3. Using the Copy & Paste Technique

It is a quite easy method as well, In this method, the Screenshot will be copied to the Clipboard. To use this method Press the “Ctrl + PrtScr Key” or “PrtScr Key” on your Keyboard and the screenshot of the Whole screen will be copied to the clipboard. Open Paint and press “Ctrl + V key”  to paste the Copied screenshot. Now you can save your screenshot to your desire Location and also edit and crop.

take a screenshot on windows 10

4. Using Snipping Windows Tool

The Snipping tool is a preinstalled Windows tool, also a very great tool to take a screenshot on Windows 10 as it provides the different types of modes to capture the Screenshot of the current screen and the specific Part of the current Screen.

How to use, Open Windows search Bar and search Snipping and open it. Once it is opened, click on new and select mode to take a screenshot shot.

How to Take a Screenshot on Windows 10

Free Form Snip ⇒ Draw a line around the area you want to capture
Rectangular Snip ⇒ Draw the cursor around the area you want to capture
Windows Snip ⇒ Select the Windows you want to capture
Full-Screen Snip ⇒ Capture Screenshot of the Full Screen

In this tool, you can set Delay while capturing the specific screen or Full Screen. It is one more cool feature too. 

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5. Using Screenshot Captor Tool

Screenshot Captor is a free open sources software, used to take a screenshot on Windows and editing as well. You can easily edit screenshot through many options such as Zoom, Shadow, Scanner, Re-sizer, Crop, Arrow, Text, etc.

Download Screenshot Captor ⇒ Here

Windows 10 screenshot

Shortcut keys to use Screenshot Captor

Ctrl + PrtScr ⇒ Grab Entire Workspace
PrtScr ⇒ Grab Current Screen
Alt + PrtScr ⇒ Grab Active Window
Shift + PrtScr ⇒ Grab Selected Region
Ctrl + Alt + PrtScr ⇒ Grab Fixed Size Region
Ctrl + Shift + PrtScr ⇒ Grab Windows Object or Scrolling Windows

The Screenshot Captor allows you to use a lot of features to edit the screenshot, and also provides different images format such as PNG, Jpeg, etc. Png is good for screenshot and Jpg is good for images, you can use Png or Jpeg format to take a screenshot on Windows 10.

6. Using Xbox Game Bar

It is one of the coolest features of Windows 10 implemented by Microsoft that allows the user to record video of the game and also works as a screen recorder to record the favorite game clip. You can take a screenshot as well while playing the game through the Xbox Game bar.

How to Take a Screenshot on Windows 10

To use this tool Press the “Windows + G Key” while playing the game, and a popup will appear and then click on the Red Record button, and the recording will start with showing the recording time at the top right corner.

To stop and start the video recording, shortcut key “Windows + Alt + R” can be used on the keyboard at any time when recording is on, and you can Hide and shown the time using the shortcut key “Windows + Alt + T” on the Keyboard.

To take a screenshot press the “Windows + Alt + PrtScr key” and the screenshot will be saved. You can take a screenshot through the Game Bar Screenshot Icon button as well.


These 6 Easy methods to take a screenshot on Windows 10 is quite easy to use and do a lot of help. Luckily, you can use these methods and improve your user experience. Hopefully, these methods are working properly.

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