How to take screenshot in Windows and Mac laptop? Learn here the easiest way


Tech News Desk – While working on the computer, we often need to take screen shots. Screenshot option is easily available in mobile phones. But when it comes to computers, taking screenshots can be a hassle. If you also want to take screenshot on computer, then today we are giving you information about taking screenshot on Windows and Mac. In this article, we will tell you many such ways by which you can easily take screenshot.

how to take a screenshot in windows
print screen button

This is the easiest way to take a screenshot of the entire screen in Windows. You have to press the Print Screen (PrtScn) button on your computer’s keyboard. The screenshot will be copied to your clipboard. You can save the screenshot by pasting this file on Microsoft Word or Microsoft Paint.

Windows Key + Print Screen
In Windows 10 or Windows 11, when the Windows key + PrtScn button is pressed simultaneously, screenshots are automatically saved to the Screenshots folder. As soon as you press Windows key + PrtScn button, the screenshot of the entire screen is saved in that folder.

Alt + Print Screen
You can also press Alt+PrtScn to take a screenshot in Windows. Doing so copies the screenshot to the clipboard. To save the screenshot, you have to paste it on Microsoft Paint or Microsoft Word and the screenshot will be saved.

Snipping Tool
If you want to take a customized screenshot of the contents of the screen, you can do it easily with the help of the Snipping Tool. Where all the above methods get a shot of the full screen, the user can select only that part. The Smart Snipping Tool in Windows 11 requires you to simultaneously press Windows Key + Shift + S. With the help of this tool, you can take screenshot of rectangular, freeform, full window.

How to take screenshot on Mac?
Taking a screenshot on Mac is quite easy. Here you can take a screenshot by pressing ‘Command+Shift and number key’ simultaneously. Here we are giving you the information about the shortcut to take screenshot in Mac.

Shift+Command+3: Through this command, you can take a screenshot of the entire screen in Mac.
Shift+Command+4: If you want to take a screenshot of only a part of the screen, then you can use this command.
Shift+Command+5: Through this command the screenshot menu will open and you can record the video of the screen.

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