Ever been stuck with a problem on your desktop/laptop/mac or smart devices only to have go-to trouble shooters tell you to just send them the screenshot? Or maybe you were just completing a transaction on the internet, like booking a ticket online, and your machine or device becomes slow or does not print. You would definitely need a screenshot of the booking confirmation for reference later on. Not sure what a screenshot is or how to capture a screenshot? Read on.
What is a screenshot?
A screenshot, or a screengrab, is the term used to describe a picture or a “photo” of your screen. A screenshot is a handy way of capturing information on your screen, particularly when it can’t easily be printed or when you don’t need a printed copy.
How to capture a screenshot on different platforms?
Capturing a screenshot is a fairly simple non-geeky activity, which does not take more than a minute in-case you were worried.
Steps to capture a screenshot on your desktop/laptop using Windows operating system.
Steps to capture a screen shot when using a MAC.
How to capture screenshot on smart devices.
Smart devices make our lives much simpler. We no longer need to be chained to our desks and laptops, but can use the smart devices to complete a wide array of tasks. This often throws up the need to capture screenshots of the applications we are using on these smart devices too. Read through the instructions for different devices.
How to capture screenshots on iPads and iPhones.
How to capture screenshots on your Android smartphone.
Lastly, why do I even need a screen capture software?
Taking a screenshot on any platform/device is an easy process and takes only a few minutes. You may need one if you would like to write out your own comments in the screenshot to share your views, if you want to point out something on the screenshot, or capture only a part of the screen. In all these cases, just taking a screenshot does not meet all our requirements.
For situations like these applications like TinyTake come in handy. With TinyTake you don’t have to open up screenshots in editing software. The screenshot opens up directly on a screen with editing, and it’s even easier to share these screenshots with TinyTake.