How to make screenshots on windows mac and mobiles

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One of the best ways to share your experience with others, be it at work or at home is through the use of screenshots. These images automatically tell the other user what you see on the screen, which can help quite a lot when it comes to sharing something funny with a friend or a new design you are currently working on with some of your colleagues.

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How to make screenshots on windows mac and mobiles

  1. 1. How to Make Screenshots on Windows, Mac and Mobiles
  2. 2.  One of the best ways to share your experience with others, be it at work or at home is through the use of screenshots. These images automatically tell the other user what you see on the screen, which can help quite a lot when it comes to sharing something funny with a friend or a new design you are currently working on with some of your colleagues.
  3. 3. Be it entertainment or work, screenshots can prove to be really helpful, and that is why, no matter the platform you use, you should know how to make a screenshot.
  4. 4.  1. Tricks for Screenshot on Windows This is by far the most popular operating system in the world, and that is why it’s simply crucial to ensure that you know how to screenshot on Windows. Doing this is quite simple, you just need to go through the following steps: 1. Press the Print Screen button. 2. Open the Paint application. 3. Paste the screenshot in Paint using the Ctrl + V key combination. Save the file where you want and that’s it.
  5. 5.  Under Windows 8 you can perform this operation directly, without involving the use of Paint. You have to press Win + Print Screen and the image will automatically be saved into your Screenshots folder. You may also follow the instructions as illustrated below. This method is very easy to use and it saves a lot of time, especially if you want to take multiple screenshots in a short period of time.
  6. 6. 2. Tricks for Working with Mac Mac OS X is a stylish operating system so actually being able to take a screenshot while working is very neat. There are multiple types of screen captures you can perform. First of all, you can go with a full screen capture, which can easily be done using the Command+Shift+3 key combination.
  7. 7. If you want to grab only a certain region of your desktop in your screenshot, you can easily do that by using the Command+Shift+4 key combination. Furthermore, you can even capture a specific window if you want, by using the same key combination, then pressing space and choosing the window you want to capture. This type of screenshot is particularly useful when you want to showcase the location of a certain file on your Mac for example.
  8. 8. If you want to take a quick screenshot of the current web page in your browser, you can either use one of the methods presented above, suitable for your current platform or, if you need an integrated solution in your browsers, you can opt for a browser extension.
  9. 9. Depending on the browser you use, you can opt for Webpage Screenshot Capture or Lightshot for Firefox, among many others. Most of the extensions are used in the same way, you press the extension button in your browser and it automatically takes a screenshot of the current web page.
  10. 10. 4. Screenshot on Android There are a plethora of Android enabled devices, so the process can be a little different depending on the device you own. For those with Android 4.0 and above, the action is as simple as pressing the Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time. The image will appear in your gallery.
  11. 11. If you have an Older Android version, you can try to press the Home and Power buttons at the same time to get the same effect as the solution above. If that doesn’t work, you should install some applications that can help you do this job, such as Screenshot Ultimate.
  12. 12. 5. Screenshot on iOS Taking a screenshot on any iOS enabled device is very similar to the method used on Android, you just have to press the Power and Menu buttons at the same time. The screenshot will be saved in the camera roll.
  13. 13. As you can see, it’s quite easy to take a screenshot no matter the platform you are currently using. Be it desktop or mobile, by using the steps above you won’t have a problem learning how to take a screenshot on the desired platform. http://screenshot.net/

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